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    Hi, I’m using the Playstation dual shock 4, everything works perfect on every emulator even mame. The only problem I’m having is with FBA, final burn alpha. I’m using the lr-fba. All my controls work except for the start and insert coin button. What could be the problem? I even put the controls directly into the fba retroarch file and without any luck. Is also weird because my hotkey works. My hotkey is select and when I hit start and select I exit out the menu. I went tot he rgui and it says coin select and start is the start button in my case button 9.
    select = 8
    start =9

    • This topic was modified 1 year, 9 months ago by Profile photo of dragonjab dragonjab.

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    This is a known issue, although it doesn’t appear to have anyone interested in fixing it, yet!

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    HI @dankcushions
    I figure out the solution to my problem. Since the hokey on my controller is set to select and the Coin for the emulator is set to select. The emulator would choose the hotkey over the coin. So what I did was set a different hotkey just for FBA. I did this by going into the FBA retroarch file.
    So at first my hotkey was
    input_enable_hotkey_btn = “8” // select

    and then I change it on the FBA retroarch file using sudo nano
    the new config is
    input_enable_hotkey_btn = “4” // which is my L1 bumbper button

    so now hotkey = L1
    Coin = Select

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    Hi! Im new to this!

    Do you have a guide to add the PS4 controller?
    I would love to get my PS4 controllers to work on this beauty!


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    just add this to
    cd /opt/retropie/configs/all/retroarch-joypads/

    create a file on notepad with this info and name it
    input_device = “Sony Computer Entertainment Wireless Controller”
    input_driver = “udev”
    input_vendor_id = 1356
    input_product_id = 1476
    input_b_btn = “1”
    input_y_btn = “0”
    input_select_btn = “8”
    input_start_btn = “9”
    input_up_btn = “h0up”
    input_down_btn = “h0down”
    input_left_btn = “h0left”
    input_right_btn = “h0right”
    input_a_btn = “2”
    input_x_btn = “3”
    input_l_btn = “4”
    input_r_btn = “5”
    input_l2_btn = “6”
    input_r2_btn = “7”
    input_l3_btn = “10”
    input_r3_btn = “11”
    input_l_x_plus_axis = “+0”
    input_l_x_minus_axis = “-0”
    input_l_y_plus_axis = “+1”
    input_l_y_minus_axis = “-1”
    input_r_x_plus_axis = “+2”
    input_r_x_minus_axis = “-2”
    input_r_y_plus_axis = “+5”
    input_r_y_minus_axis = “-5”
    input_menu_toggle_btn = “3”

    input_b_btn_label = “Cross”
    input_y_btn_label = “Square”
    input_select_btn_label = “Options”
    input_start_btn_label = “Share”
    input_up_btn_label = “D-Pad Up”
    input_down_btn_label = “D-Pad Down”
    input_left_btn_label = “D-Pad Left”
    input_right_btn_label = “D-Pad Right”
    input_a_btn_label = “Circle”
    input_x_btn_label = “Triangle”
    input_l_btn_label = “L1”
    input_r_btn_label = “R1”
    input_l2_btn_label = “L2”
    input_r2_btn_label = “R2”
    input_l3_btn_label = “L3”
    input_r3_btn_label = “R3”
    input_l_x_plus_axis_label = “Left Analog Right”
    input_l_x_minus_axis_label = “Left Analog Left”
    input_l_y_plus_axis_label = “Left Analog Down”
    input_l_y_minus_axis_label = “Left Analog Up”
    input_r_x_plus_axis_label = “Right Analog Right”
    input_r_x_minus_axis_label = “Right Analog Left”
    input_r_y_plus_axis_label = “Right Analog Down”
    input_r_y_minus_axis_label = “Right Analog Up”
    input_menu_toggle_btn_label = “PS”
    input_enable_hotkey_btn = “8”
    input_exit_emulator_btn = “9”
    input_load_state_btn = “6”
    input_save_state_btn = “7”
    input_reset_btn = “1”
    input_state_slot_increase_btn = “h0right”
    input_state_slot_decrease_btn = “h0left”
    # input_shader_next_btn = “5”
    # input_shader_prev_btn = “4”

    This drivers come included with the Retropie RC1

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    dragonjab, thank you!

    But is this usb or wireless? And if i want two ps4 controllers, how do i do then?
    Im very thankful for the help

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