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DIY Keyboard Controller for MAME and Virtual Pinball

This set of instructions allows you to fabricate your own keyboard controller using old keyboards for the cost of some wire, solder and a piece of wood.

These controllers have been used in my MAME and Virtual Pinball projects.
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I have used old USB and PS2 keyboards that were intended for disposal. Keyboards that were dirty or had broken keys were good for my project as all I need is the small circuit board inside.

The following set of instructions demonstrates how to make a controller from an HP PS2 keyboard.

Old Keyboard
0.5mm wire
Silicone Sealant
Connector Block”

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