NEO GEO PADS ON PC !

SmokeYa

Crossed Swords Squire
Actually, I think the best way to use console/arcade controllers on a PC is to use a Microsoft sidewinder gamepad as the sac controller (instead of a SNES controller as you suggested). Here are a few reasons:

1. A sidewinder gamepad is very cheap nowadays. You can get a used one for like <$10 on ebay. It's no big deal to sacrifice one. It doesn't matter if the gamepad is used because you only need the circuit board.
2. You will be able to connect your controller though a normal joystick port
3. A sidewinder gamepad is basically compatable with almost every PC game, therefore whatever type of console/arcade controller you interface though the sidewinder pad will be compatable with almost all games.
4. Requires less work to build.
 

zerofil

Timid Neo Newbie
I know all of this, but at the time
I made this interface I already had
my Snes pad hooked, and I was looking
for ages to hook my neo geo pad controller
on a comp. I didn't had Ms Sidewinder too.

I've done it with what I got. Now anyone
is able to imagine that it would perfectly
work with any supported pc pad.

However it's a good remark you've done

Thank you
 

SmokeYa

Crossed Swords Squire
Sorry, I didn't mean to offend you. I'm glad you brought up the topic. I don't think that most people knew you can create your own PC controller. I just want people to know that there are other options then using a SNES pad.
 
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