Forum Index | FAQ | New User | Login | Search

Make a New PostView All ThreadsShow in Flat Mode*


SubjectHow do they work? Reply to this message
Posted byMegaHurtz
Posted on12/20/08 07:31 AM



> Do a search on eBay for "USB to PS2 PS/2 MOUSE KEYBOARD CONVERTER CABLE ADAPTER"
> (or something similar) to find this:
>
>
>
> Here is an auction for one of them on eBay (as of 12/17). $2.49 with free
> shipping. I've been using them with my Hanaho Hotrod for years.
>
>
>
>
> > I have two PS2 hotrods... they are both practically new... one still in
> > box... is there an easy way to upgrade them to usb?
> >
>
>
>
>

Years ago I remember looking into these. The feedback I got at the time was that the adapters would lag and/or drop key inputs, especially if multiple keys were pressed at the same time. You ever have any problems with that one?

I bought one of those SmartJoy FRAG adapters a few years back that let you hook up a keyboard and mouse to the (original) xbox. I managed to rig up the Hotrod to my xbox through that, but programming it was a pain in the ass and I could only get the 1p controls to work.

One more thing: If you use the usb adapter, do you still need to have a keyboard plugged into the Hotrod for the Hotrod to function? I've never gotten mine to work without a keyboard plugged into it when the computer boots up.



-
Entire Thread
Subject  Posted byPosted On
*hotrod hanaho usb?  jumpmanjr12/15/08 04:11 AM
.*Re: hotrod hanaho usb?  _Iz-01/15/09 06:09 PM
.*Re: hotrod hanaho usb?  jumpmanjr12/20/08 06:52 PM
..*How much? -nT- pm me  itchyNADZ12/23/08 08:36 AM
.*Here you go  itchyNADZ12/17/08 08:09 AM
...How do they work?  MegaHurtz12/20/08 07:31 AM
...*Re: How do they work?  itchyNADZ12/23/08 08:35 AM
....*flaky with Vista  newsdee12/24/08 06:17 AM
.....*Re: flaky with Vista  jumpmanjr01/06/09 11:11 PM
.....*Found it  itchyNADZ12/24/08 01:41 PM
......*yeah that's the one  newsdee12/25/08 11:02 AM
...*We need a Christmas miracle!!  EMU-LMAO12/20/08 09:37 PM