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tony.silveira

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name controller id- act lab lightguns
« on: February 15, 2018, 12:16:59 pm »
hi all,

i have successfully set up the mane ctrl file so that my sticks, trackball and spinners always stay the same.  but i am having issues with my act lab guns.  thing is, windows reports the same hardware is for both of them so name gets confused.

any thoughts on what i can do?  if i plug one of them into a a different usb, say an added usb card, will that report a different hardware id?

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Re: name controller id- act lab lightguns
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2018, 01:49:01 pm »
I had a similar problem with my hyperspin cab. Windows kept changing the device ids. I have two aimtracks, a spinner and a trackball.  I also use a usb hub to plug everything in. Everything should have itís own unique ID in windows.  I use two aimtrack guns and in the aimtrack utility I made the 2nd gun a joystick input which solved this.

Not sure if this will work with your setup. What system are you using?

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Re: name controller id- act lab lightguns
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2018, 02:08:53 pm »
using HS also.  windows sees both actlab gums with the same exact hardware id.  can you see if windows does the same with your aim tracks?

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Re: name controller id- act lab lightguns
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2018, 03:05:50 am »
Hi, sorry for late reply. Notifications arenít working...
You need to use a raw input version of mame or your guns will show up as the same device eg both guns will show up as mouse x or mouse x1 for example.

Direct input versions are no good for this,  however I had the device Iíd changing problem, so I reverted back to direct input version and made the second gun a joystick input. This works fine for the aimtracks but not sure about your guns.    Iíd get a raw input version of mame and try that. Should work fine.

Hope that helps.
« Last Edit: March 03, 2018, 03:09:07 am by Martin0037 »

  
 

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