Adding Logitech ADI to the 3DP-Vert converter

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Adding Logitech ADI to the 3DP-Vert converter

Post by Akar » Wed Oct 26, 2011 9:16 am

"How is the USB convertor project going for interceptor?"

I post this question 3 years before, any news about it?

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Re: How is the USB convertor project going for interceptor?

Post by Grendel » Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:44 am

Hah -- thanks for the reminder, I forgot all about it... :oops: I actually may have some time to pick it up in the next few months, so stay tuned... :)
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Re: How is the USB convertor project going for interceptor?

Post by snoopy » Wed Oct 26, 2011 12:04 pm

I'm very tempted to make a snarky comment about you telling us how your progress is going on it, but I will refrain.
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Re: How is the USB convertor project going for interceptor?

Post by Akar » Wed Oct 26, 2011 10:58 pm

snoopy wrote:I'm very tempted to make a snarky comment about you telling us how your progress is going on it, but I will refrain.
there is actually a linux driver souces code for interceptor, and it has a "magic knock" as kind of hand-shaking protocl, it might be helpful for you.

here is the link:
http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~vojtech/joystick/
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Re: How is the USB convertor project going for interceptor?

Post by Grendel » Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:10 am

Current ADI driver supports actually all LT ADI based sticks released. I'm not a fan of the guy tho, he has a knack for writing very convoluted code. ;)
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Re: How is the USB convertor project going for interceptor?

Post by Akar » Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:17 am

I am worrying about that the "gameport_trigger"(hand shaking process) is the prerequisition for the "gameport_read", it will make the joystick give no response to any reading action from outside.

don't you think it is a barrier for this project?
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Re: How is the USB convertor project going for interceptor?

Post by Akar » Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:19 am

and here is some clues:

viewtopic.php?f=8&t=14252
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Re: How is the USB convertor project going for interceptor?

Post by Grendel » Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:37 pm

Akar wrote:I am worrying about that the "gameport_trigger"(hand shaking process) is the prerequisition for the "gameport_read", it will make the joystick give no response to any reading action from outside.

don't you think it is a barrier for this project?
SideWinders need the same thing. Caps and timing may need to be tweaked for LT devices, not a problem IMO.
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Re: How is the USB convertor project going for interceptor?

Post by Akar » Fri Oct 28, 2011 3:30 am

Grendel wrote:
Akar wrote:I am worrying about that the "gameport_trigger"(hand shaking process) is the prerequisition for the "gameport_read", it will make the joystick give no response to any reading action from outside.

don't you think it is a barrier for this project?
SideWinders need the same thing. Caps and timing may need to be tweaked for LT devices, not a problem IMO.
:shock: really? ? Hah..
then how often do you think I should come to visit? :mrgreen:
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Converting Logitech WingMan Interceptor (ADI) to USB

Post by NamelessPFG » Wed Feb 01, 2012 10:58 pm

I happen to have a couple of Interceptor sticks lying around. Probably the best flight stick Logitech ever made; all it really needs are a USB interface and rudder twist. Still, I'd like to get them working on modern computers, even if I do have a nice MS SWFFB2 to use.

I've searched here and found that some people have dabbled in it already.

-Tom's brain dump-ADI protocol of Logitech Wingman Interceptor
-Grendel's mentioned it and the CyberMan 2 before in terms of adding support to the 3DP-Vert, but apparently never got around to it. For instance, here's page 2 of the 3DP-Vert thread.

The thing that stops me from just gutting the whole thing and stuffing one of those BU0836 controllers inside is that the X and Y axes have some really weird Hall sensors. Not the can type that I'm used to (the sort used for modding Thrustmaster hardware), but triangular rockers with a metal surface, hovering just over some PCB traces. Replacing all that would take a lot of work, mating replacement sensors to the gimbals and all.

Has any progress been made over all these years to get a working USB converter for the Interceptor and other ADI devices?
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Re: How is the USB convertor project going for interceptor?

Post by Grendel » Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:44 pm

Merged threads.

Nothing new so far, still in the queue to work on tho.
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Re: How is the USB convertor project going for interceptor?

Post by Akar » Tue Nov 11, 2014 3:02 am

Grendel wrote:Hah -- thanks for the reminder, I forgot all about it... :oops: I actually may have some time to pick it up in the next few months, so stay tuned... :)
:mrgreen: another 3 yrs passed, how the converter for LT Interceptor?LOL
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