Re: Connecting Laptop keyboard ribbon cable through USB?
Nope, the ribbon cables are present on all laptop keyboards, because laptop keyboards use Parallel (PS/2) technology, not Serial like USB.
Hense why, in device manager, a laptop keyboard and a laptop mouse will probably show up as PS/2 Compatible Keyboard and PS/2 Compatible Mouse if no manufacturer drivers are installed. You can convert Parallel signals to Serial, but it requires a bit more than just an adapter. Take PATA to SATA converters for example, though i don't think one exists (or ever will exist) that does PS/2 laptop keyboard to USB.
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