PS/2 connectors on Sun hardware WAS::::::::::::::Re: Sun SparcStation 4 - Need Help to Hook up cables, & Docs

Jonathan Katz jon at
Thu May 7 01:22:25 CDT 2015

On Thu, May 7, 2015 at 6:43 AM, Jerry Kemp <other at> wrote:

> I would 2nd that comment concerning PS/2 connectors on Sun equipment.
> For the most part, Sun went directly from the Sun 8 pin DIN connector to
> USB 1.1.
> I have (personally) only seen a PS/2 connector on one piece of Sun
> equipment. And more specifically, it was the Sun AXi motherboard.  This
> motherboard shipped with both Sun and PS/2 connectors.   I still own a 300
> MHz AXi system.  It was the first piece of Sparc gear I purchased for
> myself (at home) brand new.
> If there are more Sun items out there that used a PS/2 connector, I would
> be interested to hear about it.

Other than OEM products, Sun AXi boards and their ilk there were no Sun
systems with PS/2 ports that I know of.

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