What connectors do keyboards use?

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 5:26 pm


Many newer keyboards use standard USB connectors as their interface to the motherboard, but older systems had dedicated keyboard connectors. What kind of port was normally used to connect a keyboard to the motherboard?

A) Mini-DIN

B) 3.5mm TRS

C) DE-15

D) IEEE 1394

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  1. Miles says:

    Shouldn’t DE-15 be DB-15(D barrel or D shell)?

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