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How to convert an old Amiga Joystick into a USB cable-release switch for Canon cameras equipped with CHDK. (http://chdk.wikia.com/wiki/CHDK_in_Brief)...
The joystick can be pulled apart by undoing a couple of screws on the side of the handle.
Remove the boards with the switches from inside the joystick.
The circuit diagram for this step can be found here: http://chdk.wikia.com/wiki/USB_Remote_Cable To construct this circuit you will need: - 3V (fla...
Snip-off the type-A connector from the USB cable and strip off the rubber coating.There's a lot of metal sheathing beneath the rubber....the outer lay...
1) Solder the red wire of the usb cable to one of the terminals on one of the switches in the joystick.2) Attach some electric tape to the black wire...
This is the easy bit....just position everything neatly inside the joystick and re-assemble.You can pass the usb cable through the opening at the bott...
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