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by jppely
Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:08 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Multi-console gamepad driver for GPIO
Replies: 488
Views: 155417

Re: Multi-console gamepad driver for GPIO

well, i quit trying to make this work. but i found another solution: i only need to play NES games, so i wrote a little sketch on an Arduino Leonardo to read the nes pad data and morph it to keyboard comands (x, z, arrows, rerutn and esc... yes, no select needed). plug the Leonardo as a keyboard an ...
by jppely
Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:25 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Multi-console gamepad driver for GPIO
Replies: 488
Views: 155417

Re: Multi-console gamepad driver for GPIO

That sounds like the same issue ProtestTheGyro and Ragoon had (check page 3). Some revisions of the NES pads apparently don't work with 3.3V. Switching to 5v fixed the issue, so you can try that. I recommend using a resistor+diode clamp to protect the input pin of RPi gpio (an example circuit is sh...
by jppely
Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:37 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Multi-console gamepad driver for GPIO
Replies: 488
Views: 155417

Re: Multi-console gamepad driver for GPIO

hi there. i´m sorry, but i´m going to write very fast and probably with a lot of errors, but i just erase a very long post, its late and i´m very tired i can´t make a NES pad to work. I have burned the retroPie image on my SD card, then installed the GPIO driver from the retropie setup. configure th...
by jppely
Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:24 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Multi-console gamepad driver for GPIO
Replies: 488
Views: 155417

Re: Multi-console gamepad driver for GPIO

hi there. i can´t get a NES pad to work. i burn the retroPie image on my SD (after getting stuck with an script installation), get the GPIO driver from the retropie setup. then i setup the load of the module with: sudo nano /etc/modules and put gamecon_gpio_rpi map=0,0,0,0,2,0 everything seems to lo...

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