ADB-USB Wombat Input Converter


Use a modern optical mouse with your vintage Macintosh, or a retro ADB keyboard on your modern PC. ADB-USB Wombat is a bidirectional input converter for USB and ADB keyboards and mice, and an indispensable tool for Apple collectors.

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Product Description

ADB-USB Wombat is a bidirectional input converter for USB and ADB keyboards and mice. It works in two directions, connecting modern USB peripherals to a classic ADB-based Macintosh or Apple IIgs computer, or ADB peripherals to a USB-based computer running Windows, OSX, or Linux. The foreign keyboards and mice behave exactly like native peripherals, requiring no special software or drivers – just plug it in and go.

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ADB-USB Wombat comes fully assembled and tested – just plug it in and run.

  • Converts USB to ADB, or ADB to USB
  • No external power source needed
  • On-board power key for Apple computers
  • Upgradable firmware
  • Works with your favorite mice and keyboards


The ADB-USB Wombat hardware is compatible with all Apple computers, keyboards, and mice using a mini DIN 4-pin ADB connector, including most early Macintosh computers and the Apple IIgs. It is also compatible with standard USB keyboards and mice with a USB-A connector. When in ADB-to-USB conversion mode, it works under Windows, OSX, Linux, or any other operating system that supports USB HID input peripherals.


Need an extra ADB cable for use with your ADB-USB Wombat board? See the list of related products below.


Please visit the ADB-USB Wombat project page for complete details, usage information, instructions, and downloads.

Additional Information

Weight 1.25 oz
Dimensions 2.75 x 2.75 x 0.5 in

Shipping and Warranty

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Shipping – Shipping is available worldwide. Packages in the USA are shipped by US Postal Service First Class Mail or Priority Mail, with typical 2-7 days delivery time. International packages are shipped by US Postal Service First Class Package, with typical 2 weeks delivery time for most countries. Some countries may experience longer delivery times up to 8-12 weeks, including Italy, Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Russia, and Poland.

Shipping costs are determined by the total package weight, in ounces:
United States – $3.20 under 2 oz, $7.90 2-16 oz, $12.00 16-32 oz
Canada – $12.50 under 8 oz, $19.85 8-32 oz
Other Countries – $15.79 under 8 oz, $26.10 8-32 oz