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Offline matt

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Hi,

I'm interested in using the Retrode as it comes, but also as a controller adapter for Atari-standard joysticks so that I can play Amiga and Atari ST games with the controllers they should be.

Do Atari-standard controllers work on the Retrode?

Thanks,
matt
« Last Edit: 02/Mar/2012 01:02:35 PM by matt »

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Re: Do Atari joysticks work in the MegaDrive sockets?
« Reply #1 on: 16/Feb/2012 06:52:57 PM »
yes.

i tried last night with a standard c64/atari 2600 joystick
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Re: Do Atari joysticks work in the MegaDrive sockets?
« Reply #2 on: 16/Feb/2012 06:54:30 PM »
Great news, thank you!

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Re: Do Atari joysticks work in the MegaDrive sockets?
« Reply #3 on: 17/Feb/2012 07:56:58 AM »
yes. i tried last night with a standard c64/atari 2600 joystick

You're confusing me. Do you now have a Retrode 2 with working controller ports, or no? :D

@Matt, when you get your Retrode, please let me know if you experience any issues. Analogue controllers (paddles etc) won't work, that's for sure -- but if there's something wrong with digital joysticks, it won't take more than a simple firmware fix :)
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Re: Do Atari joysticks work in the MegaDrive sockets?
« Reply #4 on: 17/Feb/2012 08:38:15 PM »
DE-9 ports work. SNES ports dont :/ (on my unit only)
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Re: Do Atari joysticks work in the MegaDrive sockets?
« Reply #5 on: 18/Feb/2012 10:42:58 PM »
@Matthias_H I'll be sure to let you know.

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Re: Do Atari joysticks work in the MegaDrive sockets?
« Reply #6 on: 02/Mar/2012 01:02:26 PM »
Amiga/Atari joysticks work just fine.