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Offline Cerwym

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360 Wireless controller driver issue
« on: 24/Feb/2013 05:05:33 PM »
Hi,

I've been having an issue tied to my Retrode whenever I try to use my 360 controller (via the Wireless Receiver) at the same time the Retrode is plugged in.

For an example, I will use the game Super Meat Boy.

When I try to play SMB with the Retrode plugged in, the game accepts no input from my 360 controller, but will accept input from the SNES joypad were I to unplug the Retrode, the 360 controller functions normally.
Of course this issue is not specific to this game, I have tried in quite a few others and this situation still happens, I never USED to have this issue and unfortunately I never kept a track of what firmware I was running before I updated.

Some games that have a configuration utility will not have an entry for Xbox 360 wireless receiver but will have two entries labelled 'Retrode' (I'm assuming #1 & #2 SNES ports)

I'm running Windows 7 x64
Retrode 2 18a -> [HIDMode] 1 ;

(Also, when you get some time to make a new firmware revision Matthias, could you possibly please make the LED flashing on controller input optional? I personally find it quite annoying as the device is sat on my desk with the LED in my face :/)

Thanks,

Peter

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Re: 360 Wireless controller driver issue
« Reply #1 on: 25/Feb/2013 03:58:14 PM »
Sorry to hear about your problems. Could it be that your software only supports so many controllers connected simultaneously? In [HIDMode] 1, the Retrode enumerates as four USB joysticks. Have you tried any of the alternative modes, in particular [HIDMode] 3 which only registers a keyboard and no game controllers at all? (Hold SNES D-pad to southwest position while connecting Retrode to give it a try)
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Re: 360 Wireless controller driver issue
« Reply #2 on: 25/Feb/2013 08:41:10 PM »
[HIDMode] 3 works, of course I now have 4 keyboards registered when the device is plugged in (duh.)

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Could it be that your software only supports so many controllers connected simultaneously?

I'm fairly certain that is not the case as I have had the exact same setup but with [HIDMode] 1 set on a previous firmware and the game's configuration utility listed to 'Retrode' joypads and 1 Xbox 360 controller.

« Last Edit: 25/Feb/2013 08:43:15 PM by Cerwym »

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Re: 360 Wireless controller driver issue
« Reply #3 on: 06/Apr/2013 11:39:07 PM »
I would expect the software is detecting the Retrode joysticks first and automatically assigning them to players 1-4 or whatever, and the 360 controller is coming out as player 5.