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First post, by fractal5

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I have a PS/2 KVM switchbox which doesn't work well when using a USB to PS/2 adapter. So I need to use actual PS/2 keyboards with it.

However, my current keyboard only allows two keys to be pressed simultaneously, and for certain key combinations, e.g. up and left on the arrow keys, only one at a time. This makes many games unplayable, as an example I'm unable to walk at a diagonal.

What PS/2 keyboards are the best (or at least "good") when it comes to n rollover support?

Reply 1 of 7, by dr_st

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I found one person who compiled a list:
https://member.keymusician.com/Help/Keyboards … ltipleKeys.html

With that said, even if you can't get any of the exact keyboards there, chances are anything will be good than this garbage:

up and left on the arrow keys, only one at a time

Reply 2 of 7, by chinny22

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I started a post here as also ran into this problem when getting back into retro gaming.

Keyboards that pass the n-key or ghosting test

Reply 7 of 7, by foil_fresh

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i was looking at filco/leopold as they have ps/2 compatibility via adapter (plus a few models with beige/grey that look nice and retro) but ended up buying a 2nd hand Steelseries 7G (all black) which is the native PS/2 version. it works perfectly via my KVM and is solid as a rock. havent had any issue with button combo presses in win 8 on a gigabyte X99 board or on any of my old pcs in my sig with any OS.

i found it on fbook marketplace for under 30 aud. they came out around '09 i believe so you shouldnt have problem finding someone whos upgrading to some RGB usb keyboard.

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