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    PS2 Pad hack reccomendations?

    anyone have a recoomendation for a good ps2 pad to hack that only uses one ground?
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    Are you trying to use a PSII pad on a supergun?
    Or are you trying to Use a Neo/SG stick on a PSII system?
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    neogeo (and custom) sticks on a ps2.

    who would want to play neogeo with that godawful ps2 controller?
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    Quote Originally Posted by not sonic
    neogeo (and custom) sticks on a ps2.

    who would want to play neogeo with that godawful ps2 controller?
    Personally I would use a PS1 Dual Shock controller. Easier to hack and compatible with controller converters. You can do a solderless hack with those translucent PS1 dual shocks, but it takes the fun out of it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zapatistab
    Personally I would use a PS1 Dual Shock controller. Easier to hack and compatible with controller converters. You can do a solderless hack with those translucent PS1 dual shocks, but it takes the fun out of it.
    and youre positive its a common ground for every button right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by not sonic
    and youre positive its a common ground for every button right?
    Yes...Find one spot on the PCB that is ground, and you are good to go. No need to ground each button.
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    perfect.
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    Get a cheap 3rd party PS1. controller....

    Just about any will do.

    They are like $1 at gamestop
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    Quote Originally Posted by not sonic
    perfect.
    Sounds like you know what you are doing, just make sure you ground the microswithces. Link them all together to that one ground wire on the PCB.
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    yeah, ive done some xbox ones already. the problem with a lot of them is you need individual grounds (or a resistor on each) which just isnt viable with a db15 connector. i did find that the madcatz ones work great. one ground, no ghosting.

    ive also done some pc pads that just used separate grounds entirely.

    so i wanted to be sure i didnt run into these problems.

    its getting pretty hard to find ps1 stuff anymore.
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