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Busy day making adapters.
« on: April 14, 2020, 12:56:54 pm »
Had a busy day making adapters today, Keeping myself busy during lockdown.

1st one is a Famicom to NES controller adapter, No more playing famicom like a peasant a foot away from the screen for me



The 2nd one is a bit of a oddity and unique cable.

Its a Link cable for Zero Tolerance, You can link 2 mega drives together with it to play 2 player.

Not had a chance to play test it yet as I need to get a 2nd MD to hook up but should be a bit of fun at some point in the future.


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Re: Busy day making adapters.
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2020, 01:06:06 pm »
So the famicom expansion connector has connectors for both gamepads?  I did not know that. 

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Re: Busy day making adapters.
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2020, 01:07:19 pm »
So the famicom expansion connector has connectors for both gamepads?  I did not know that.
Yup.

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Re: Busy day making adapters.
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2020, 02:37:51 pm »
I had no idea about any of this. Very cool. A few months back, I disabled the lockout chip on my NES and enabled the extra music channels by soldering a wire between the relevant pins with resistors in between, then installing a rocker switch to disable it if the buzzing got to me. In the last year, I've probably spent more time doing projects like that than actually playing games.

What do you use your famicom adaptor for, just playing with original famicom controllers?

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Re: Busy day making adapters.
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2020, 02:43:27 pm »
I had no idea about any of this. Very cool. A few months back, I disabled the lockout chip on my NES and enabled the extra music channels by soldering a wire between the relevant pins with resistors in between, then installing a rocker switch to disable it if the buzzing got to me. In the last year, I've probably spent more time doing projects like that than actually playing games.

What do you use your famicom adaptor for, just playing with original famicom controllers?
The adapter is so you can use NES controllers on the famicom.

The original controllers are hard wired and the leads only like 18 long or so.

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Re: Busy day making adapters.
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2020, 02:45:01 pm »
Ah, of course. that makes sense. I don't know why I had assumed that you were playing on an NES.