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Classic Joystick
« on: June 24, 2018, 09:33:52 pm »

Kosmic Stardust

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Re: Classic Joystick
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2018, 01:43:08 am »
That stick is a thing of beauty. I live the new sleek look and the LEDs light up. Can't wait to hold the final production stick in my hands!

I also hope someone makes a 9-pin adapter to interface with original 70s hardware. That would be cool I think.  8)

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Re: Classic Joystick
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2018, 10:40:25 am »
Even if you don't back the console for whatever reason this thing should still be a must even just for classic pc gaming

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Re: Classic Joystick
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2018, 07:26:48 am »
I love the classic joystick.  I’m really hoping they create Bluetooth paddles. That would be over the top awesome

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Re: Classic Joystick
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2018, 11:14:18 am »
9 pin adapters have been available for awhile  :)

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Re: Classic Joystick
« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2018, 05:21:38 am »
9 pin adapters have been available for awhile  :)
I meant an adapter to plug into the 9-pin port on the Atari 2600 and accept the usb signal from the vcs ii joystick. There's plenty of adapters which do the opposite, ie Atari joystick to pc.

Such an adapter should be feasible even though USB protocol is more complex. Both share the 5-pin voltage supply so no converter is necessary. Since the Atari joystick is an 8-way digital joystick combined with one button, one could map all axes and pov hats to the joystick, and all buttons to Fire.

That should work with literally anything that use usb protocol. ;D