PS/2 to USB Keyboard and Mouse Adapter

Convert USB keyboard and mouse signals for connection to a PS/2-based system

Product ID: PS22USB

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  • No additional cables required for setup
  • Two USB connections for separate keyboard and mouse input
  • Supports the use of combo 2-in-1 keyboard and mouse connections (wired only)

The PS22USB PS/2 to USB Keyboard and Mouse Adapter converts a USB keyboard and mouse to PS/2 connections allowing you to connect a newer USB-based keyboard and mouse to legacy systems that only have PS/2 connection ports available.

Newer USB keyboards and mice cannot simply use simple adapters to connect to PS/2 ports, as the signal is of a different nature, so active conversion is required for full functionality.

Supporting plug and play installation with no software or driver requirements, the PS/2-USB adapter offers a cost-effective way to bridge USB peripherals with a PS/2 based computer. For systems that have both PS/2 and USB connections, this compact device can also be used to free up 2 USB ports.

Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.


  • Connect newer USB peripherals to legacy or specialized computer systems with PS/2 only
  • Use your system's existing PS/2 interfaces to free up USB ports

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • No drivers or software makes connecting a USB keyboard/mouse via PS/2 truly plug-and-play
  • Compact design with no external power requirements for a simple, all-in-one solution
  • Support for USB combo keyboards/mice ensures compatibility with the most peripheral devices

Partner Numbers

  • UPC 065030842570


Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
On-Screen Display No
Hot-Key Selection No
Connector(s) 2 - Connector Type(s) USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0
PS/2 (6 pin, Mini-DIN)
Environmental Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (4°F to 140°F)
Humidity 0~90% RH Non-Condensing
Packaging Information Package Length 22 cm [8,7 in]
Package Width 13 cm [5,1 in]
Package Height 90 mm [3,5 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight 0,2 kg [0,5 lb]
Physical Characteristics Color Black
Material Plastic
Cable Length 305 mm [12,0 in]
Product Length 23 cm [9,1 in]
Product Width 60 mm [2,4 in]
Product Height 2 cm [0,8 in]
Weight of Product 65 g [2,3 oz]
Power Power Source USB-Powered
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package PS2 to USB Keyboard/Mouse Adapter



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Frequently Asked Questions


Monitors may begin flickering when they receive a signal of insufficient quality. There are a few potential fixes available that will help to improve the signal quality in order to eliminate flickering:

  • Replace Video Cables with high-quality Video Cables (e.g. upgrade DisplayPort 1.2 Cables to DisplayPort 1.4 Cables).
  • Use shorter Video Cables to reduce signal attenuation.
  • When possible, remove Video Adapters to use native Video Connection Types (e.g. go from VGA to VGA, or DisplayPort to DisplayPort)
  • For DisplayPort Monitors, try changing the DisplayPort Version on the Monitor. For information on how to change your Monitor Settings refer to the Manual from the Monitor Manufacturer.
  • Update the Drivers for the Computer’s GPU to the latest available from the Monitor Manufacturer.

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Safety Measures

  • If product has an exposed circuit board, do not touch the product under power.
  • If Class 1 Laser Product. Laser radiation is present when the system is open.
  • Wiring terminations should not be made with the product and/or electric lines under power.
  • Product installation and/or mounting should be completed by a certified professional as per the local safety and building code guidelines.
  • Cables (including power and charging cables) should be placed and routed to avoid creating electric, tripping or safety hazards.
*Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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