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Some Deck engineer really screwed up there. A Filco just does the USB to PS/2 conversion with a passive Purple connector - none of this swapping 10K resistor B.S. AND it picks up the full NKRO.

A Filco doesn't have to power 100+ LED's either.
    
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I sent Deck a e-mail about the matter I hope to receive a response.
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I sent Deck a e-mail about the matter I hope to receive a response.
Awesome

Looking forward to the response!
I did have that on the to do list but it was already like 2AM or something...and I passed out
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Hi Christine,



The KVMs/adapters discussed on the forums do apply to the Legend as well. We make no guarantees that our products will work with any of these adapters. If you did get a PS2 adapter to work on a USB product I believe the rollover would still be limited to 6+4 but I cannot be certain.



Adam Martin | Deck Tech Guru

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Thanks for that.
Looks like I'd still have to internally change the board over to USB if needed then :/

Shouldn't be an issue so long as PS/2 is left as a legacy connection, but I'm wondering just how long that will stick around (not sure if that's stupidly funny concern or not)...
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the high end models from Asus and MSI have PS/2 support. I don't think it's going anywhere for a while.
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Just a quick question for you guys:

For some reason, my Das won't work with the PS/2 adapter. It works fine with USB, but when plugged into the adapter, the Caps/Num/Scroll lock lights flash on for a second right when I connect it before going off, and the keyboard becomes unresponsive. I've tried restarting, and it still doesn't work.
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If you did get a PS2 adapter to work on a USB product I believe the rollover would still be limited to 6+4 but I cannot be certain.

Adam Martin | Deck Tech Guru
How can he be a tech guru and not know the answer to this simple question? Frankly, I think he's wrong and it would work as NKRO as soon as you did the resistor swap. You could also probably build a custom dongle with a resistor built in to go from USB to PS/2 - I'd have to see a pic of that mysterious "W3" pin location referenced in the PDF user manual.

They just don't make tech gurus like they used to.
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They just don't make tech gurus like they used to.
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Just a quick question for you guys:

For some reason, my Das won't work with the PS/2 adapter. It works fine with USB, but when plugged into the adapter, the Caps/Num/Scroll lock lights flash on for a second right when I connect it before going off, and the keyboard becomes unresponsive. I've tried restarting, and it still doesn't work.

That's because PS/2 implementation on modern motherboards sucks. That's one of those errors in the Mechanical keyboard guides at OCN and HardForum.
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