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ST/Amiga Mouse adapter for Jaguar Gridrunner & Defender of the Crown

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Folks,

I made a little ST/Amiga Mouse/Trackball adapter for the Jaguar. You can easily build one yourself as the connections are out there, but if you do not want to do that, I have some extras.

It simply plugs into the Jaguar and then you plug the ST/Amiga mouse or Trackball into it. I have tested it with my multiple Atari ST mice as well as the "Best Trackball" that Best Electronics sells and it works great.

I sell them bare, but I include a 3D printed case "bottom" to them. There is no lid because there is not enough clearance for a proper lid. I will keep working on it, but it really needs to be very thin and it leads to the lid not being very study. You do not really need a case, but it's there is you want it.

I have a page on my website (https://www.thebrewingacademy.com/) for them. They are $20 shipped to the US and $25 shipped anywhere else. If you want multiples, add $15 for each additional. Payment information either via PM or via the website.

These work with Gridrunner (the secret game hidden in Jeff Minter Classics cartridge) and should work with Defender of the Crown (According to Cyrano Jones, and he would be the authority there!).

 

Again, nothing special, but I had some made for myself and thought others might want them.

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If it works with GridRunner, it *will* work with Defender of the Crown, and also Star Wars Arcade, Arkanoid: Revenge of DoH and anything else I've ported with mouse support.

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Do all Jaguar mouse games have the dual compatibility with ST and Amiga mice?

Not sure. Depends on the driver code used. I suspect they all work with ST mice.

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Not sure. Depends on the driver code used. I suspect they all work with ST mice.

Cool. It's not a major job to rewire an Amiga mouse to be ST compatible.

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Got my adapter yesterday. Extremely fast shipping(again) and adapter looks really nice!

 

Great Job MacRorie, Thank you very much!!!!

 

CJ, any chance on Arkanoid: Revenge of DoH getting a release?

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CJ, any chance on Arkanoid: Revenge of DoH getting a release?

 

Did I not release a Skunk-locked one? I'll have a look, it might still be waiting on something.

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Got my adapter yesterday. Extremely fast shipping(again) and adapter looks really nice!

 

Great Job MacRorie, Thank you very much!!!!

 

CJ, any chance on Arkanoid: Revenge of DoH getting a release?

 

 

 

Glad you liked it. I will keep working on the case. I am also working on allowing people to use PS/2 mice (and USB ones that are PS/2 compatible), it is a bit more involved than connecting pins, so I need more time to lay out the PCB.

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Glad you liked it. I will keep working on the case.

Why don't you just use some thick heat-shrink tubing.

I think that would look pretty neat, and it would add minimal size.

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Got mine today. Thanks for sending them so fast. I'll be watching for those PS/2 compatible ones as well :)

 

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Glad you liked it. I will keep working on the case. I am also working on allowing people to use PS/2 mice (and USB ones that are PS/2 compatible), it is a bit more involved than connecting pins, so I need more time to lay out the PCB.

 

I am down for a USB or PS/2 adapter! Very cool!

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Got mine today. Thanks for sending them so fast. I'll be watching for those PS/2 compatible ones as well :)

 

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You got some red ones since, well, red was loaded in the printer :-)

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Why don't you just use some thick heat-shrink tubing.

I think that would look pretty neat, and it would add minimal size.

 

 

That's an interesting idea. I had not even thought of that. Let me investigate that.

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Mine arrived today!

Thanks for the quick shipping :)

 

I heat shrink'd it. (heat shrunk it?..)

 

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Since I only need it to fit in the middle of an extension lead, I didn't bother trimming it back.

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It does fit straight into the console and works, but doesn't go all the way in, so if I intended to use it like this, I would trim the shrink back.

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Great little product! Thanks again :)

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I've finally got round to thinking about getting a mouse for Impulse X. Does anyone have an ST mouse they'd be able to sell me and then I can pick up one of these adapters too. Thanks in advance.

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MacRorie

 

The PayPal page isnt loading for me for whatever reason. Are you able to send an invoice? After 1 shipped to U.K.

Lee

 

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MacRorie

 

The PayPal page isnt loading for me for whatever reason. Are you able to send an invoice? After 1 shipped to U.K.

Lee

 

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Its loaded for me today so ordered one. Thanks.

 

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