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Mala Help (won't recognize controls)
« on: February 28, 2008, 12:43:11 am »
I have a PlayStation TO USB Converter like this one http://store.elementsource.com/bps2psxtopcu.html

It works fine on Mame but I can't get Mala to recognize it? I have to use the keyboard to select and start the game but it won't let me use the controls?

It shows that it's there when I select windows control panel and it's highlighted, I can also test it in the control panel but not on Mala?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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Re: Mala Help (won't recognize controls)
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2008, 04:33:39 am »
Does it show up as a Joystick?

Try enabling the joystick part in options

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Re: Mala Help (won't recognize controls)
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2008, 03:25:39 pm »
Does it show up as a Joystick?

Try enabling the joystick part in options

Yea I have it set to joystick, it works with another regular usb controller I have. Whatever controllers are hooked up to the computer you'll see them in the control panel to select which one you want to use (even my steering wheel works) and like I mentioned earlier the windows control panel recognizes it and it shows all of the buttons and directions work in the configuration but in the Mala controller test it doesn't register any button or direction what so ever. But after I select a game they work to play the games?

I was hoping if someone out there knows if you just can't use that kind of setup, or if so what to do about it and if it doesn't work with Mala if someone knows what frontend works with that kind of setup.

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Re: Mala Help (won't recognize controls)
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2008, 04:16:56 pm »

Try enabling the joystick part in options

You already have your answer.  Enable the joystick as a controller in MaLa.

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Re: Mala Help (won't recognize controls)
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2008, 07:06:27 pm »

Try enabling the joystick part in options

You already have your answer.  Enable the joystick as a controller in MaLa.

Enjoy.



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Re: Mala Help (won't recognize controls)
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2019, 10:50:52 pm »
I came into this problem yesterday. What I did was go into the windows joystick calibration tool, and then under advanced, selected it as a joystick to use with older programs. Still showed greyed out controls in MaLa but worked just fine.