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  1. Belkin F2N017 Keyboard AT to PS/2 Adapter; Din5 Female to MiniDin6 Male
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  2. Belkin F2N017 Keyboard AT to PS/2 Adapter; Din5 Female to MiniDin6 Male

    [B00000J1UB]
    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (15 reviews)
    Price R558.00

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Additional Information

KEYBOARD AT TO PS/2 ADAPTER(MINI DIN MALE)

Specifications

Country
USA
Binding
Personal Computers
Brand
Belkin
Color
White
EAN
0012951562056
Feature
Connect AT keyboard to PS/2 computer
IsAutographed
IsMemorabilia
ItemPartNumber
F2N017
Label
Belkin Components
Manufacturer
Belkin Components
Model
F2N017
MPN
F2N017
NumberOfItems
1
PartNumber
F2N017
Platform
Windows
Publisher
Belkin Components
Studio
Belkin Components
Warranty
Lifetime
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I just purchased an ancient mechanical "clicky" keyboard, LITEON brand. It wouldn't plug in to my Thinkpad Docking Station, so I purchased this AT-PS/2 keyboard adapter.

I plugged the keyboard into this adapter and then plugged the adapter into my docking station, and much to my dismay, the Num, Caps, and Scroll Lock lights flashed briefly, but the keyboard remained inoperative. I discovered that the plug was not sitting securely in the PS/2 port. I tried to prop up the plug to keep it roughly at a right-angle to the docking station, and this seemed to make it work...but even the slightest tug on the cable or the slightest movement of the docking station caused the keyboard to stop working again.

I compared the PS/2 plug on the adapter to the PS/2 plug on another keyboard and I discovered that the metal cylinder on the adapter is about 1/8" too short. This means that the plug doesn't securely and fully insert into the computer's PS/2 port. I used a razor blade to... Read more
I purchased this keyboard adapter in order to use an old Hi-Tek RT-101+ DIN-5 PC-XT/AT keyboard with "space invader" style keys (gotta love them clickies!) However, when I plugged the keyboard in and booted my PC, POST displayed an error message: "Keyboard/Interface error" "press F1 to continue". I proceeded to troubleshoot using the various PS/2 to USB adapters that I had while wondering if I had received a defective product or if my keyboard was broken. It turns out that there was a switch on the underside of my keyboard that lets it operate in either PC-XT mode or AT mode. I flipped the switch to AT mode, and my computer was able to finish POST.

All-in-all great product, but the setup required a little bit of research. I hope this helps someone!
My favorite uncle, now in his 90s, hangs on to an old 386 PC running DOS even after I bought him a new PC. He uses both. But he has also hung on to old keyboards he loves, including a pair of keyboards so old that they have the old PC/AT style keyboard connector. He wanted to use one of them with his new PC that has USB inputs only (I had previously bought him a PS/2 keyboard to USB adapter so he could use his *other* beloved, only slightly newer, keyboard.) He called me asking if I could find a way to get his old "big round plug" keyboard with the new PC.

This Belkin F2N017 adapter was just what he needed (combined with the aforementioned PS/2-USB adapter). I had it sent to him and he called me a few days later, with delight, saying that the adapter worked perfectly, adding that he was astonished anyone still made components for devices as old as he was using.
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