Intro: Makes a Simple PC Joystick From Chip Keyboard Used
Actually,the new PCjoystickpricesaffordable,butit would beniceif wecouldtake advantage ofunusedjunkintostuffin order touse(canbe usedagain)andwhile savingour finances.
With theformerkeyboardand joysticknittendodamaged,wecanconjure upthe goodshadbecomea PCjoystickthat we cancount onin playingourfavoritegame.
As forhow madeas follows:
Step 1: Step 1:
Open thekeyboardandgrabhiskeyboard chip.
After that,we seekthe functionsofeachpininthe keyboard chipwastocreatea list/table of datafunctions.
The trick, we firstopen theMicrosoftWordprogramfirst,then wefindthatthere isa functionof each pinon thechipby connecting thepintopinthe otherwhile looking atthe responsethat is inMicrosoft wordworksheets.For example,the pin26 witha(23 +1) weconnectyou will getthe response"Z"inMicrosoftWordworksheets,sopin23 +1 producesthe functionletter "Z",andthis step weare doingso onuntil you getthe datawe want.
Next, writeresponsestoearlierin the data tablewhich willwe usein determiningwhichpinswe'lluseajoystickbutton.See examplesbelow:
Step 2: Step 2:
Open thejoystickNittendodamaged,looseboards(PCB) chipfromthe containerafterit's looking forpathwaysthat leadtothe buttonsandcutroutesthat are not neededon the PCBwithcuter.
Make a hole for the connecting cable with a small drill.
Connect the Joystick PCB with a chip using the keyboard cable and soldered the keyboard chip based on the data table that we created earlier.
Step 3: Step 3:
Weset thekeyboardlayoutso that thechipsare neatlyintothecontainernittendojoystick.
Step 4: Step 4:
Now it's timeto try,whetherwemade PCjoystickto work.
First, runhisgame, find thejoypadconfigurationorsettingsmenuon thejoypad.Match thesettingsmenuby usinga PCjoystickmadeus thatrespondsaccording to thedatatablewemeanthe keyboard chipmadesuccessfully.
Good luck,and enjoythe colorfulgame world....