My Example of Custom Arcade Style Joystick - The Controls.
For my joystick I ordered from Happ Controls
for 20 buttons and 2 joysticks.
I choose Happ Controls because I saw the products used in my local arcade. It's Happ products.
If you're in Europe, like me, you can order from Happ Controls products to Ray Hazelton,
the European representative, employed by Happ Controls for Europe.
The 2 joysticks are a 'Super Joystick' and a 'Competition Joystick'.
The buttons are 'Pushbuttons with Horizontal Microswitch'.
I took more articles than I used to prevent some broken pieces. (due to usury, of course !)
More buttons, more joysticks and microswitches for pushbuttons and joysticks.
- The joysticks :
- The buttons :
- Pushbutton :
Pushbutton with horizontal microswitch :
Mounting view of the Pushbutton.
How I connected these products for my joystick :
- Soldering :
First I had to solder the microswitches with wires, there are 3 pin on the microswitch
you need only two to make connections.
- Mounting :
- Then, just put the joysticks to the correct holes, here is my 'super joystick' from
the back side :
- And, here is my 'competition joystick' from the back side :
- These are the buttons on my joystick, from the back side too :
- Here, you can see one side of my joystick, with buttons and joystick and the wire,
from the back side :
- Now, I have the woodwork, and the controls put on my custom joystick, so
I need now the hacked PSX pad and the encoder.
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