PS/2 is an older interface for connecting mice and keyboards to a PC. The connector is a 6-pin Mini-DIN and only fits one way.

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Do USB or PS/2 keyboards respond faster?

Do USB or PS/2 keyboards respond faster in terms of end-to-end input latency, keystrike to character appearing on the screen? Related: Under either connection, is the time between keystrike to ...
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USB ->PS2 -> USB ->thumb drive -> WTF?

I plug a USB to PS2 converter into my computer and then plug a PS2 to USB converter (different brand) into that and then plug a thumb drive into that... and the drive works. What the heck?! Is USB ...
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Can I plug a keyboard into a PS2 port labeled for a mouse?

I have an old laptop with a PS2 port and it has a mouse symbol on it. Does this mean I can only plug a mouse into this port and will a keyboard work?