[NTLK] Using a Newton keyboard via Serial-USB adapter

Andrew Beals andrew.beals at gmail.com
Tue Jan 3 14:58:25 EST 2012

On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 1:50 PM, Frank Gruendel <newtontalk at pda-soft.de>wrote:

> > Let's get this straight, you want to be able to use a Newton keyboard on
> a
> Mac or PC?
> No, I don't. But someone asked me if it can be done, and I wasn't sure.

It seems as if it can be done:


> > If I could get the comm protocol for the Newton keyboard, I could make a
> thingie that
> > would generate USB keyboard messages.

See above.

> No drivers necessary. But is there a
> need for
> > such a thing?
> Well, at least one person seems to want it ;-)
It was a nice little keyboard, much like the Apple IIGS keyboard, which was

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