Competition Pro retro joystick USB adapter

Markus decided to reuse an old Commodere 64 Competiton Pro joystick, so he added a USB adapter to it. The retro joystick uses a simple interface over the D-SUB 9 connector, using one connection for each movement direction and one connection per button.

He used a PIC24FJ64GB002 microcontroller to translate the native joystick interface to the USB. The schematic and a small tutorial on how to build your own are available.

Via the forum.

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