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SNES Super Advantage + Teensy = USB/PS3 Joystick

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The AsciiWare Super Advantage was a very popular joystick for the SNES. This tutorial will show how you can dust off your old Super Advantage joystick and use it with your PC and your PS3.

This is instructable is a modified version of http://www.instructables.com/id/SNES-Teensy-USBPS3-Gamepad/ , which uses a standard SNES controller.

You will need the following items:

Super Advantage Controller
Teensy 2.0 USB Board (http://www.pjrc.com/teensy/ )
USB Cable (http://www.pjrc.com/store/cable_usb_mini_b.html )
Soldering Iron
Solder and Flux
Wire Stripper
Needle Nose Pliers
Knife or Blade
Philips Screwdriver 
Mounting tape (or any double sided tape)
 
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Step 1: The Super Advantage Joystick

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Remove the 4 rubber feet from the bottom of the joystick to expose all the screws. Remove all 6 screws and take off the bottom panel. In the picture, you can see the wire harness at the bottom. This is our focus for this hack. We are going to connect the wires leading out of the pcb to the Teensy USB development board.
heatproofsean6 months ago
Would the Teensy 2.0 work as a flight sim switch panel? Like Rocket Switches etc? Seems a lot cheaper than other USB Controller chips...
cgordan1 year ago
A couple of questions:
How can I modify this so that I can plug another USB controller into it and have the PS3 recognize both as the same controller?

Is it possible to have one of the switches toggle the joy stick to left stick, right stick, or d-pad?

I have a disabled friend who would benefit from a large controller like this. Being able to change what the joy stick controls would be a good feature, and having a second controller would allow someone to assist him in game.
Tomcat942 years ago
I love this! I used two ASCIIWARE PS1 joypads to use on my "arcade machine", and they're truly great joypads. Now I want to track this down just so I can do this! :P
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