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Is this actually possible? USB->PS2->Serial->lpt?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by digibucc, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. digibucc

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    the picture explains it best:

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    obviously they physically plug together, but could you actually access a USB drive this way?
     
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    I dont think i want to know the concequences
    I know PS2 to USB wont work for a memory stick though, as it's the wrong data protocol.
     
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    that's what I thought, it's just not something I had ever really considered. as I said hardware wise obviously they connect but I doubt you can actually use it like that.
     
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    Parallel & Serial dont provide power like USB does. Plus the controller protocols are different, so it wouldn't work :toast:
     
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    yeah no way jose ;)
     
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    thanks guys. i highly doubted it but i couldn't say why. :)
     
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    Replace the USB stick with a USB modem and you'll be the first person in the world who commits Crimes Against Electronics.
     
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