DEC Mouse replacement

Bill Degnan billdegnan at
Thu May 3 21:06:25 CDT 2018

On Thu, May 3, 2018, 9:38 PM Douglas Taylor via cctalk <
cctalk at> wrote:

> I would like to have a couple more DEC Mice for some Vaxestations I
> have, but they seem to be pretty rare.  At present I only have one mouse
> and I move it from machine to machine.
> The protocols for the DEC mice and the standard PS/2 mice don't seem to
> be that much different.
> Is it possible to use an arduino to translate  PS/2 mouse output and
> then send it to the vaxstation so that will it mimic a classic DEC mouse?

The jack is different, that would be a factor too.


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