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Re: Hanaho HotrodSE to keyboard to PC using PS2 connector problem!
04/07/16 01:46 AM


> > The Hotrod's encoder doesn't work with 99% of PS2 / USB adaptors; this is
> > unfortunately a well-known problem. You have to buy a new USB-native encoder and
> > replace the stock Hanaho board (which really isn't too bad to do).
>
> Was this that incident where an arcade joystick used the stock Microchip PIC usb
> firmware, which was super buggy, and so it would cause computers running osx to crash
> due to a usb stack bug (and would work on linux but fill syslog/dmesg with pages of
> errors while in use)?
>
> Or is this a different joystick with buggy firmware?

Neither - the original Hanaho Hotrod used a PS/2 encoder, it was not USB whatsoever.

Accordingly its compatibility with PS/2 to USB adapters is quite irregular.

You had to do something like this to upgrade it to USB:
http://www.mameworld.info/ubbthreads/showthreaded.php?Cat=&Number=351577

- Stiletto







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* Hanaho HotrodSE to keyboard to PC using PS2 connector problem! andyt 03/08/16 01:38 AM
. * Re: Hanaho HotrodSE to keyboard to PC using PS2 connector problem! R. Belmont  03/13/16 10:21 PM
. * Re: Hanaho HotrodSE to keyboard to PC using PS2 connector problem! Lord Nightmare  04/07/16 01:02 AM
. * Re: Hanaho HotrodSE to keyboard to PC using PS2 connector problem! StilettoAdministrator  04/07/16 01:46 AM
. * Re: Hanaho HotrodSE to keyboard to PC using PS2 connector problem! Traso  04/12/16 11:12 PM
. * Re: Hanaho HotrodSE to keyboard to PC using PS2 connector problem! krick  03/13/16 11:03 PM
. * Re: Hanaho HotrodSE to keyboard to PC using PS2 connector problem! jeremymtc  03/14/16 03:56 AM
. * Re: Hanaho HotrodSE to keyboard to PC using PS2 connector problem! StilettoAdministrator  03/14/16 04:12 PM
. * Re: Hanaho HotrodSE to keyboard to PC using PS2 connector problem! R. Belmont  03/15/16 08:49 PM
. * Re: Hanaho HotrodSE to keyboard to PC using PS2 connector problem! Traso  03/11/16 07:03 AM
. * yeah, likely the Hanaho..... Traso  03/12/16 12:51 AM

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