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SABRENT SBT-PS2U USB to PS/2 (Dual PS/2) Converter Adapter Cable

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Learn more about the Sabrent SBT-PS2U

Model

Brand
SABRENT
Model
SBT-PS2U
Type
USB to PS/2
Color
Transparent

Details

Connector Number
3
Specifications
USB Connector: Type A
PS/2 Connector: Keyboard - 6-pin Mini Din Female (purple); Mouse - 6-pin Mini Din Female (green)

Requirements:
Available USB port
Operating System:
Windows 98SE / Me / 2000 / XP,
Netware 4.11 / 5.0, HP Unix, Linux,
Apple computer MAC OS 8.6 or higher
Sun MicroSystems

Features

Features
Compliant with USB 1.0/1.1 Revisions
Supports both UHCI and OHCI specifications
Converts 2 PS/2 devices (Keyboard & Mouse) to 1 USB port
Supports computer USB interface to PS/2 port of KVM Switch
Supports Bus-Power meaning no power adapter is needed
Easy installation with no software driver required
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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  • Chris G.
  • 3/12/2015 7:38:48 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIt works

Pros: Cheap and works! It worked on xubuntu 14.04 LTS

Cons: None

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  • R H.
  • 3/6/2015 1:24:35 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsFails on reboot / Not as pictured

Pros: came with dust cap

Cons: First this is not the item pictured. I have several that look just like the picture (smokey usb connector, clear/silver cable) and they work. What came is all black.

This unit works fine when first plugged in. However if you reboot the machine does not function until you remove and reinsert the USB plug.

Other Thoughts: I'm returning, as I don't want to re-plugin a mouse every reboot.

This is not a bios/software issue as the loner unit I was using up until this one arrived was and is working fine.

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  • Anonymous
  • 9/3/2014 7:43:01 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: This works as expected.

We have had good luck with Sabrent adapters.

Cons: Had a little rust on the connectors. Long shipment from China? Still works fine after cleaning it off.

Other Thoughts: Don't buy the cheap direct plug PS2 to USB adapters, they don't work in most systems.
Make sure to get the ones like this one that have the onboard chip.

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  • Carl B.
  • 5/23/2014 3:41:25 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDid not work at all

Pros: Small package form factor

Cons: The Sabrent Did not work at all.
The Link Depot Model USB-PS2 USB to PS/2 Converter did perfectly. Tried multiple units too.

Other Thoughts: I contacted tech support for the Sabrent. They asked me to return it for a refund.

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  • Steven B.
  • 5/6/2014 1:04:39 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDidnt work for me

Pros: none

Cons: Tried on an old Dell XP workstation - did not work.
Tried with a new Dell Optiplex, running yes, old Win XP64, and still did not work.

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  • Barry B.
  • 5/5/2013 7:47:13 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsworks

Pros: Works

Cons: No known cons

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  • John K.
  • 5/1/2013 5:46:16 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsDoes what it should

Pros: Bought this for my X-arcade. It worked until I installed Windows 7.
Now it provides easy plugging and unplugging for my mobile system (its a pain finding the directions of the pins on both ps/2s versus just plugging a usb in the front).
Also, we used this with a KVM on the PC end because we didn't have any PS/2 ports on the system we were connecting it to. Even after going through all of those connections and the switch hub, it still worked.
The green indicator LED is nice. Its like the nic card, without the light you know there is no connection...

Cons: None that I can find.

Other Thoughts: Not much more can be said other than what is in the description.

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  • Charles K.
  • 4/5/2013 10:03:43 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood Product

Pros: Enables use of older PS2 keyboard/ mouse on newer USB only devices. Would have got five stars if they engineered a little anti-slip resistance into the PS2 connectors.

Cons: Connectors can slip out. Tape if you need to. I didn't

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  • Richard W.
  • 1/19/2013 9:24:34 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsworks fine

Pros: Does what it's supposed to.

Cons: None

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  • Stephan L.
  • 12/27/2012 3:02:54 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggs

Pros: none

Cons: did not work with mice

Other Thoughts: ordered 5 of these. tried them on a dell and a HP pavilion. the keyboard worked on both, but the mice didn't work on either.

Returning these. gonna get the belden cable, which I know works.

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