unknown cable????

  BIG ben strikes 10 18:40 08 Aug 04
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just as i was going through my computer junk box i found a cable i have never seen before.it is a serial to (what appears to be) a PS/2 mouse conector and it fits in the mouse port.i have no idea what it is used for could someone explain to me what it is?.thanks ben

  bremner 18:43 08 Aug 04

To convert serial to PS2 for people with a serial mouse perhaps?

  Grantrh 18:45 08 Aug 04

Mice used to be attached to your PC by a serial cable, so the cable you have allows you to use serial mice with a PS/2 port or the other way round depending on whether the cable is male or female.

  BIG ben strikes 10 18:57 08 Aug 04

male at both ends it is a metre long cable so i don't think it is converter

  Rayuk 19:46 08 Aug 04

AT mouse to PS2 ??

  BIG ben strikes 10 20:29 08 Aug 04

like i said there both male plugs

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