Input devices (keyboards, mices, joysticks)  > Amiga pinouts

 

Pin
Number
Pin
Name
Description
1 +5 Volts  
2 CNT CLOCK
3 SP DATA 
4 GND  

Data stream is not ASCII codes, but rather key codes. Key pressed (key down transition) and key released (key up transition) are both sent to computer. Both sets of information can be interpreted by software.

Reference used for the data above: Amiga Hardware Reference Manual, ISBN: 0-201-11077-6, Copyright 1986, Pages 236ff, Appendix H, Appendix E-3.

Verification of pin 1 to 4 with hardware will be done as soon as I unpack my A1000.

Amiga 1000 keyboard connector is not rj11, its rj10.

4 pin RJ11 female connector layout
4 pin RJ11 female connector
at the Computer (A1000) and Keyboard
4 pin RJ11 male connector layout
4 pin RJ11 male connector
at the cable (both ends)
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Source(s) of this and additional information: Amiga Hardware Reference Manual, ISBN: 0-201-11077-6
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