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Author Topic: What's yall's opinions on off-brand USB controller boards?  (Read 974 times)

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What's yall's opinions on off-brand USB controller boards?
« on: June 26, 2015, 01:59:34 pm »
Hi! I am cheap. I will not spend $50 on encoders unless I have to. Do any of y'all have one of these or something similar?: http://www.aliexpress.com/item/FREE-SHIPPING-NEW-REYANN-NO-DELAY-ARCADE-LED-PC-ENCODER-PC-TO-JOYSTICK-FOR-ARCADE-MAME/32359735380.html . If you do, what do you think about it? Have you had any problems with compatibility to Ledblinky?


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Re: What's yall's opinions on off-brand USB controller boards?
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2015, 02:01:44 pm »
My opinion? Why cheap out on the component that will make or break your gameplay experience?

And I doubt it works with LED Blinky.

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Re: What's yall's opinions on off-brand USB controller boards?
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2015, 02:42:33 pm »
Didn't Vigo used to sell these or ones almost like it?

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Re: What's yall's opinions on off-brand USB controller boards?
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2015, 03:35:47 pm »
Yeah, that looks like a ZD, but I pulled out from selling them before any LED model came out. FWIW, the original ZD encoders were champs, and I think you should have no problem with playability, but I doubt these are going be be anything more than a solid "always on" LED encoder.

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Re: What's yall's opinions on off-brand USB controller boards?
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2015, 12:09:59 am »
Yeah, that looks like a ZD, but I pulled out from selling them before any LED model came out. FWIW, the original ZD encoders were champs, and I think you should have no problem with playability, but I doubt these are going be be anything more than a solid "always on" LED encoder.

Asked around from the sellers and you can control the LEDs (at least according to them). I guess it can't hurt to try. I'll report back if they're worth using