Interest Check: Atmel Controller Boards for the N64

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  1. Noah The Manager Staff Member . . .

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    So I've got some of the Atmega chips on the way to me. I only need one so I'll have a bunch of extras if anyone wants them. I don't want to say "yeah for sure going to sell these!" unless there's a decent amount of people who want them. It'll be fully wired and ready to go.

    http://nfggames.com/forum2/index.php?PHPSESSID=flcvluuvckn69v5kc4b5iri7c0&topic=3574.0

    There's the original thread with all of the info needed.

    For anyone who doesn't understand it lets you use an analog stick (GC, PSX, or even sliders) with a first party N64 controller.

    @ShockSlayer has one and can let you know if there are any deadzones and whatnot once he's back from MGC.
     
  2. ShockSlayer Ivan - the tyranny of evil men . .

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    They're pretty good. Work 100% fine with normal joysticks. Sliders are a bit iffy but that's the sliders themselves.

    The software might've been updated to fix that though. I have no idea.
     
  3. bentomo sands mobos in a single swipe . .

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    These would be legit if you actually had the whole shell with a joystick in it like the ones that are out now but with a batter quality potentiometer.

    These ones are nice but made of plastic and a bit wonky on smash 64. If we can source gamecube controllers these would definitely be a viable product.
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/380952838594?lpid=82&chn=ps&ul_noapp=true
     
  4. Noah The Manager Staff Member . . .

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    Yeah, I want to talk with someone with a 3D printer about printing custom shells for the joystick. The chip and stick will both easily fit inside the original, but frankencasing each one would be a pain.
     
  5. bentomo sands mobos in a single swipe . .

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  6. Noah The Manager Staff Member . . .

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    Yeah, that's what I had planned on if they ever go "retail."

    Only problem would be that I'd most likely use replacement caps for the sticks rather than harvesting them from a GC controller. They look and feel very similar to 1st party but aren't exact.
     
  7. bentomo sands mobos in a single swipe . .

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    I know the Chinese clones have good caps at least.
     
  8. Noah The Manager Staff Member . . .

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    Yeah, those would be them!
     
  9. watsug .

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    Doesn't micro on nffgames make pcbs that fit in the replacements sticks, or are made to be directly fit into the n64 controller?
     
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    They are now out of production. They also aren't meant to fit easily in portables.
     

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