[TUHS] Depraz/Logitech Digimouse manual
rminnich at gmail.com
Thu Aug 5 14:12:04 AEST 2021
John, you can see that "stick a bird on it" -> "stick an arduino on
it" -> "stick a pi on it" has gone as you once predicted :-)
On Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 8:59 PM John Floren <john at jfloren.net> wrote:
> ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
> On Wednesday, August 4th, 2021 at 6:12 PM, Henry Bent <henry.r.bent at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 4 Aug 2021 at 20:52, John Floren <john at jfloren.net> wrote:
> > > Having just been given a Depraz mouse, I thought it would be fun to get it working on my modern computer. Since the DE9 connector is male rather than female as you usually see with serial mice, and given its age, I speculate that it might have a custom protocol; in any rate, plugging it into a USB-serial converter and and firing up picocom has given me nothing.
> > >
> > > Does anyone have a copy of a manual for it, or more information on how to interface with it? If I knew how it was wired and what the protocol looked like, I expect I could make an adapter pretty trivially using a microcontroller.
> > This might be of some help?
> > https://www.vcfed.org/forum/forum/technical-support/vintage-computer-hardware/74403-whitechapel-mg-1-depraz-mouse-grey-pinout#post904391
> > -Henry
> This looks great, thank you!
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