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#101 Rick Reynolds OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Apr 3, 2018 11:03 PM

Finally got to do just a little testing with mine.  It's great!

 

You may have heard me talking on podcast(s) about the arcade stick I created that can be either an Atari or Genesis controller.  The Genesis compatibility feature was in anticipation of this adapter.  It's really great playing arcade ports and/or arcade style games with a true arcade joystick on real Inty hardware!

 

I only tried a couple of games so far: Ms Pacman and Boulder Dash -- so no real putting the keypad through any paces yet.  But I saw no issues at all.  Just great control.  No strange sounds or anything like that either.



#102 grips03 ONLINE  

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Posted Wed Apr 4, 2018 9:23 AM

Thanks Rick!



#103 sramirez2008 ONLINE  

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Posted Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:52 AM

Received my updated adapter yesterday and ran a few tests. I played River Raid, and Boulder Dash with my CX-40.  I played Ms. Pac-Man and Christmas Carol with my 3-button Genesis controller.

 

The adapter works well, each game played as expected and I did not experience any sound issues with Boulder Dash.

 

BTW, my copy of Boulder Dash is S/N 0102.  I love Boulder Dash...did I mention that I love Boulder Dash?

 

Very satisfied customer.

 

Thank you grips03!

 

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Posted Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:17 PM

Thanks for the feedback! 

 

Would like to hear from the four other buyers if possible.



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Posted Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:11 AM

Just saw this...Again.  It seems you built 9 or 10 of these and sold only 5?

 

If so, I'd be interested in buying 1 if you have any available?

 

I don't know how I dropped the ball on this? 


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#106 grips03 ONLINE  

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Posted Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:48 AM

Just saw this...Again.  It seems you built 9 or 10 of these and sold only 5?

 

If so, I'd be interested in buying 1 if you have any available?

 

I don't know how I dropped the ball on this? 

 

Sales are on hold for now.  Once I hear back from all the ones sold that they are working good for them I'll open sales again.  Price might increase by $10 dues to costs.



#107 Intymike OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:25 AM

Got mine today. 

It works perfectly. 

Highly recommended for every arcade game!

 

Thanks a lot grisp03!

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#108 Intymike OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:47 AM

Another great product from grisp03!

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#109 KevinMos3 OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:17 AM

I feel like this would be a must-have for games like Boulder Dash and the DK games.  My biggest issue is the button mapping.  For Genesis controllers, why require B+C to be pressed for the 3rd Intv button?  Would be so much better to map it the Intv buttons to A, B, and C.



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Posted Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:46 PM

I feel like this would be a must-have for games like Boulder Dash and the DK games.  My biggest issue is the button mapping.  For Genesis controllers, why require B+C to be pressed for the 3rd Intv button?  Would be so much better to map it the Intv buttons to A, B, and C.

What you describe exists on my bench.  In its current form it does not support Atari 2600 controller, its Genesis only.  I may release it down the road if there is more interest.  Selling 9 pieces of custom hardware it is hard to justify, need 20 orders.  It supports 3 and 6 button Genesis controller.  6 button works in 3 button mode.  Start button is currently mapped to 1+9 / 3+7 (Pause for many games). 



#111 grips03 ONLINE  

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Posted Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:13 PM

Adapter sales have been halted.  One other person said they had audio sound issue.  I'm done making stuff.  If anyone has an issue with adapter send back for refund.



#112 grips03 ONLINE  

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Posted Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:00 AM

Ok sound issue might be solved.  Should know more next week.



#113 Intymike OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:47 AM

Playing DIK with the legendary Competition Pro.

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#114 grips03 ONLINE  

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Posted Sat Apr 28, 2018 3:45 PM

Please note adapter uses 9v DC.  If 9v AC is used fuse inside adapter can trip.  AC can also cause noise via TV. 



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Posted Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:02 PM

Ill take one if there are any left.

#116 grips03 ONLINE  

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Posted Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:45 PM

All sales are on hold.  I'll start selling again later in 2018 or early 2019.



#117 Lord Helmet OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon May 7, 2018 8:23 AM

Hey guys...

 

I was having the sound issued with my adapter, but found that the problem was actually the power supply that I'd used. Make sure you snag one of the power supplied from Digikey that is mentioned in the first post and you should have no problems. My adapter works great and i'm not hearing sound issues or anything like that. This is a great product and really makes playing the arcade style games on the Inty a fun experience.

 

Also thanks to grips03 for all of the support over DM!



#118 vtadave OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed May 30, 2018 7:15 PM

Bummed I missed out on these. Wish I were more tech savvy enough to make my own.

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Posted Thu May 31, 2018 11:57 AM

Is there going to be one made for the intellivision 2?

#120 grips03 ONLINE  

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Posted Thu May 31, 2018 12:59 PM

It supports Intv2 and Sears model.  I'll start up sales in the winter again.



#121 Intymike OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu May 31, 2018 1:11 PM

Sorry for creating the confusion showing my special Inty I with external controller ports.  ;)



#122 grips03 ONLINE  

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Posted Thu May 31, 2018 1:44 PM

I use mine on 2609 model with db9 ports added.  Intv 1 model is supported as well.



#123 grips03 ONLINE  

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Posted Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:03 AM

For sale again.  See first post for details on operation and what DC power adapter buy.  Power adapter is not included.  Price is $60. 

 

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#124 SiLic0ne t0aD ONLINE  

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Posted Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:42 PM

I just want to say my adapter has been working perfectly ever since I purchased it earlier this year.. No issues whatsoever. I've already been thoroughly enjoying my Grips03 Inty arcade controller for quite some time, and now, being able to use a Genesis controller on the Inty is the icing on the cake! :)

I highly recommend buying one of these controller adapters! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Posted Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:51 PM

I just want to say my adapter has been working perfectly ever since I purchased it earlier this year.. No issues whatsoever. I've already been thoroughly enjoying my Grips03 Inty arcade controller for quite some time, and now, being able to use a Genesis controller on the Inty is the icing on the cake! :)

I highly recommend buying one of these controller adapters! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

 

+1 on the recommendation. :thumbsup:  :thumbsup:   Getting to play Astro Invader with a Sega Genesis Arcade Power Stick is awesome!






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