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I'm curious if there is likely to be any problem or conflict with having keyboards hooked up to one rig. I am in the process of building a new gaming system. I have an old Logitech wireless keyboard that would be handy to use, notably when using the system with my TV as well as for the multimedia controls it has. But for actual gaming, I am leaning toward a mechanical. Would there be any issue with a wired mechanical plugged into a USB and a wireless into the P/S2 port?
    
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I used to have an issue where the PS/2 keyboard wasn't activated if there was a USB keyboard plugged in during startup, but aside from that, there shouldn't be any other issues.
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
I used to have an issue where the PS/2 keyboard wasn't activated if there was a USB keyboard plugged in during startup, but aside from that, there shouldn't be any other issues.
Thanks.

I can always use USB on both, but I think that takes away the media controls on the Logitech...
    
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Thanks.

I can always use USB on both, but I think that takes away the media controls on the Logitech...
Not saying that it would be an issue with your rig, but it might. Just noted an issue that I had...
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post #5 of 11
I've done it before fine (an IBM Model M and a Chery ML4100)
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But the point being of course: YES, it is possible, without any hassle aside from the possible issues similiar to what I had..
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post #7 of 11
I got a ps/2 Realforce and started using it without bothering to unplug the old USB one, and never experienced any issues.
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I haven't run into any noticeable issues here with 2 (sometimes 3) keyboards plugged in at the same time.
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post #9 of 11
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Sweet. I thought it would work fine. Thanks folks.
    
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post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by Bigpapa42 View Post
Sweet. I thought it would work fine. Thanks folks.
It might work fine. Good luck.
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