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#1 Albert OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:54 PM

Are there any third-party controllers available for the Intellivision II so I don't have to use the stock Intellivision controllers? Or other alternatives (such as an adapter that would allow me to use some other analog controller, like a PSX controller). I'm not terribly fond of the stock Intellivision controllers. :D

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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:55 PM

Blasphemy!

As far as I know, no, there are no replacements. I'd be keen on finding one too, actually!

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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:04 PM

Blasphemy!

As far as I know, no, there are no replacements. I'd be keen on finding one too, actually!

I think there's at least one third-party controller, don't remember who made it (Quickshot? Wico?) I could be thinking of the ColecoVision instead.

Egads, this gives me a headache:

http://www.raphnet.n...sb/index_en.php

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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:15 PM

There was a Wico controller for the ColecoVision but I don't think there were ever any for Intellivisoin.

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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:32 PM

I wish I could remember where I saw it, but someone designed an interface to connect Atari Jaguar controllers to the Intellivision. As I recall, the interface consisted mostly of diodes and 74LS00 chips.

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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:44 PM

Al, I don't think so (that's why I eventually got rid of my Intellivision collection). I even had the Super Arcade ones hooked to an Intellivision II and they are marginally better, but they still just took much away from the games for me. I also has a working Wico for Intellivision. The joystick works great, but the firebuttons are worse than the ones for the INTV II. There are some old pages about a Jaguar to INTV mod, but it's something someone that really knows what they are doing would need to attempt (not me).

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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:53 PM

There are some old pages about a Jaguar to INTV mod, but it's something someone that really knows what they are doing would need to attempt (not me).


Do you have a link for this project?

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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:03 PM

well,looky at what found,could this be it? :lust:



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Edited by revolutionika, Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:10 PM.


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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:06 PM

Using a Jaguar controller would be nice, but the main problem is that the Intellivision controllers support 16 unique directions. That's why I was thinking an analog controller would work better. I'm sure such an adapter could be made for the Intellivision II since it has controller jacks. How are the controllers attached internally for other Intellivision systems, primarily the original?

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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:12 PM

Using a Jaguar controller would be nice, but the main problem is that the Intellivision controllers support 16 unique directions. That's why I was thinking an analog controller would work better. I'm sure such an adapter could be made for the Intellivision II since it has controller jacks. How are the controllers attached internally for other Intellivision systems, primarily the original?

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ive been playing intv since i was a kid so i am just used to the controls.

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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:16 PM

I never had an Intellivision when growing up and to be honest I've played very few games in the Intellivision library. I do own a large portion of the library now (boxed, even), although not all of the rarest titles. I was just hoping to enjoy them without suffering the controller, but given how many of the games use the keypad, that's probably not going to happen. :D

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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:17 PM

Is someone thinking about playing some Intellivision HSC.....? :ponder:

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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:18 PM

Found it :-

http://www94.pair.co...ag_adapter.html

24 chips and 48 diodes!

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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:19 PM

Al, have you ever heard of these intellivision controller sticks you can add on?

i acutally have them on one of mine,and they arent too bad!

My link:
eBay Auction -- Item Number: 130358769568

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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:20 PM

Found it :-

http://www94.pair.co...ag_adapter.html

24 chips and 48 diodes!





uuummm....check out my post above :ponder: :D

Edited by revolutionika, Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:21 PM.


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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:24 PM

Al, have you ever heard of these intellivision controller sticks you can add on?

i acutally have them on one of mine,and they arent too bad!

My link:
eBay Auction -- Item Number: 130358769568

Yes, I may have to purchase those. That could make things more tolerable, depending on how comfortable the controllers are to hold while using the joystick. Definitely worth trying, though, I'll pick those up unless someone has a less expensive source. :)

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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:25 PM

Is someone thinking about playing some Intellivision HSC.....? :ponder:

It's possible.. :ponder:

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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:30 PM


Al, have you ever heard of these intellivision controller sticks you can add on?

i acutally have them on one of mine,and they arent too bad!

My link:
eBay Auction -- Item Number: 130358769568

Yes, I may have to purchase those. That could make things more tolerable, depending on how comfortable the controllers are to hold while using the joystick. Definitely worth trying, though, I'll pick those up unless someone has a less expensive source. :)

Thanks,

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this seems maybe 5 bucks higher than ive seen these go for in the past.ive checked for other auctions,there is none.

actually these dont come up on ebay very often.you may want to grab them if you really want them,you may not see them in a good while.

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Posted Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:47 PM

I have never had a problem using the disc. I have a hard time using an Atari joystick and prefer the Intellivision disc.

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Posted Mon Feb 1, 2010 12:21 AM

You can get these!
https://www.atari260...--PROD2575.html

I also have a snap on version of a joystick adapter with the big "ball" top for the Intelli controllers, but cannot find a picture on the net anywhere. I will have to dig them up and post a pic for ya.
I love them to death. If you find them buy them. You dont have to mod the controllers and they dont slid off like the suction cup ones.

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Posted Mon Feb 1, 2010 5:20 AM

There are some interesting controller attachments in a picture in this article :-

http://www.gamasutra..._platforms_.php

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Posted Mon Feb 1, 2010 10:32 AM

There are some interesting controller attachments in a picture in this article :-

http://www.gamasutra..._platforms_.php


Thanks GB you saved me about an hours worth of time today.
Yep that what they look like!Posted Image
Mine had no box so, I never knew they were actual Intelli brand add ons.
Never see them around.

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Posted Mon Feb 1, 2010 10:42 AM

There are some interesting controller attachments in a picture in this article :-

http://www.gamasutra..._platforms_.php



Now i have not tried these myself but i hear these ones are good. I seen a Youtube video of someone using them.

https://www.atari260...--PROD2575.html

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Posted Mon Feb 1, 2010 10:52 AM

Here's the Youtube video.



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Posted Thu Feb 18, 2010 1:57 PM

What about a programmable Sega Gen controller? Will that work?




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