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Re: Controller MK II

Postby Cmdr Kharma » Fri Oct 28, 2016 10:28 pm

Yep.....

Just got to nip out tomorrow and get a few resistors....

Do a bit of wiring and reconfiguring and should be good to go......

Then on to MKIII.....

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Re: Controller MK II

Postby AlephZero » Sat Oct 29, 2016 6:16 am

Ok, I see someone got a little excited... :D
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Re: Controller MK II

Postby Cmdr Kharma » Sat Oct 29, 2016 3:25 pm

Went out and bought the resistors.....

Tested them out with the LEDs all fine....

Only thing was I could not find my heat shrink and being the resistors are soldered sorta mid wire I need it to stop the bare wires touching anything else....

Bummer.....

But I decided to solder and wire up the switches without the LED connections for now.....

I wanted to play tonight.....What the A-Team do without me....LOL

This is what it looks like inside....

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The new buttons.....

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Also notice I have added two LED toggles above the old toggles....This should make planning for MKIII a bit easier and also the blue LED indicators I originally had were really bright.....Too bright....

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And the Start button has been added to the top of the riser.....

This launches a batch file that starts Xpadder.....Winamp....Trackir and ED launcher.....

And the galaxy map button has been added in front of the joystick......

I have already re-configured the software....So only thing left is the lighting....

I will pick up some heat shrink from work on Monday.....

T.B.C
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Re: Controller MK II

Postby Cmdr Kharma » Tue Nov 01, 2016 6:55 pm

Heat shrink arrived yesterday.....Gotta love Prime....

So I soldered the resistors inline and heatshrunk em......

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Connected them to buttons and applied the heatshrink......

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I used these connectors to split the power for the LED's......

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They are Wago connectors and are spring loaded, just snap em down and bingo....

LED's are in Parallel.....

Continued.....
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Re: Controller MK II

Postby Cmdr Kharma » Tue Nov 01, 2016 7:03 pm

So the final controller.....Well the MK II anyway......

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Now It's even messier inside than what it was.......I won't show that though....... :)

Just about got the bloody thing together...... :lol:

MK III will probably not be till next year now....I keep getting ideas.....

Anyway to anyone that has been following this malarkey....

Thanks for taking the time to read the guff.....

Toodily Pip chaps......

And fly safe.......

o7......

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Re: Controller MK II

Postby Cataclysm72 » Tue Nov 01, 2016 7:37 pm

There.

Job done.

Good work, CMDR

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Re: Controller MK II

Postby Xebeth » Tue Nov 01, 2016 8:57 pm

Excellent job.
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