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Definition: Apple Desktop Bus


A low-speed serial interface for connecting keyboards, mice and other input devices to Apple IIgs and Macintosh computers. Starting with the iMac in 1998, the Apple Desktop Bus (ADB) was superseded by USB.




Apple Desktop Bus Connector
The ADB plugs and sockets looked a lot like PS/2 connectors but used a different pin configuration.