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by stuggy
Tue Feb 04, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP
Replies: 273
Views: 182076

Re: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP

I ordered the mini joystick as a replacement for the POV button. Are the instructions back in the thread still the way to go? I think the rev 3 code supports this as is right?
by stuggy
Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:29 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP
Replies: 273
Views: 182076

Re: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP

I am happy to report that the problem is fixed. Even though I snipped off the SH pin there was a little stub that must have been making contact with the wire that is in that slot. I cut a rubber band and inserted under where the cut off pin was and now all seems extremely good. I hope this helps som...
by stuggy
Mon Feb 03, 2014 3:57 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP
Replies: 273
Views: 182076

Re: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP

Thanks but I think they had similar problems but subject to a retest tonight. One issue a stick or 2 does have is a sticky slider. Has anyone solved that one? Silicon?
by stuggy
Mon Feb 03, 2014 2:52 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP
Replies: 273
Views: 182076

Re: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP

I did clip the SH pin pretty close. I don't think it is touching anything but since the DB15 is the first question I'll take a close look.
by stuggy
Mon Feb 03, 2014 2:39 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP
Replies: 273
Views: 182076

Re: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP

I'll post some pics tonight. I thought I did a good job but we will see.
by stuggy
Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:58 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP
Replies: 273
Views: 182076

Re: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP

I created one of these: 1 Teensy 2.0 board, $19 (PJRC) 1 PBC15F, $8 (Winford) 1 Breadboard, $8.99 (RadioShack) 1 Wire Kit, $5.99 (RadioShack) 2 1kOhm resistors, $.99 (5) (RadioShack) 2 .001uF capacitors, $1.49 (RadioShack) The program image and the Teensy loader. from the post earlier in the thread....