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  • #87507
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    I’m having an issue with two retrolink usb controllers (USB N64 controllers) in mame

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Retro-Bit-N64-8 … =Retro-Bit

    Everything on the two usb controllers working with emulator station and retroarch EXCEPT for the analogue joystick.

    In mame, I have the opposite problem, I can get everything working EXCEPT for the d-pad controls – i.e. analogue and other buttons work fine.

    HELP!!!!

    • This topic was modified 2 years, 2 months ago by Profile photo of juan9999 juan9999.

    #87839
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    juan9999
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    update- migrating from 2.3 to 2.5 did not change anything…

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    #87844
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    Using Xbox 360 controllers, I had to initiate the xboxdrv with –dpad-as-button to get the dpad to work in mame. You’ll probably need something similar.

    http://www.th3rdwave.com/tracks/
    ^^ my other hobby

    #87967
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    “Silly question, did you hit TAB on the keyboard and change the settings like in the video from Floob?”

    Thanks for the reply. Yes, I did, and was able to program all the other buttons

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 2 months ago by Profile photo of juan9999 juan9999.
    #87968
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    xboxdrv with –dpad-as-button to get the dpad to work in mame. You’ll probably need something similar.

    Interesting- where is that configured/setup?

    #87977
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    with the xbox 360 controller, you just need to start the driver with –dapad-as-button, so in rc.local like this:

    xboxdrv --trigger-as-button --dapad-as-button --id 0 --led 2 --deadzone 4000 --silent &

    Since it sounds like you’re using a controller other than an xbox 360 controller, this exact setup won’t work for you. What I was getting as is that you’ll somehow need to trick MAME into thinking it’s receiving button input.

    http://www.th3rdwave.com/tracks/
    ^^ my other hobby

    #88030
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    with the xbox 360 controller, you just need to start the driver with –dapad-as-button, so in rc.local like this:

    xboxdrv --trigger-as-button --dapad-as-button --id 0 --led 2 --deadzone 4000 --silent &

    Since it sounds like you’re using a controller other than an xbox 360 controller, this exact setup won’t work for you. What I was getting as is that you’ll somehow need to trick MAME into thinking it’s receiving button input.

    Thanks, let me keep digging!

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