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First post, by Deczor

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Hi guys, quick thing for those that might know, will this work?

Plug this into game port:
https://www.serdashop.com/DB15-Doubler-Solder-Kit

Plug this into one side:
https://www.serdashop.com/DB15MIDI

Plug joystick into the other side. I think it'll work since the doubler is simply paralleled and the midi circuitry will just go hang out by itself, but can it really be that simple?

Thanks 😀

Reply 1 of 5, by matze79

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Should work with standard joystick as midi is on different pins

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Reply 3 of 5, by Shreddoc

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Complicated by the fact that more advanced joystick (or digital gamepad) protocols - or even anything beyond "2 buttons for one player" - may repurpose the MIDI pins for their own needs, right?

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Reply 5 of 5, by Shreddoc

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Deczor wrote on 2021-11-17, 04:28:

Hmm... Might have to cross that bridge after I burn it.

It's probably not as bad as I made it sound. Many setups will be ok. There merely exists the possibility of situations unfriendly to port-sharing.