This adapter will make it possible to connect 1 extra joystick to the PC. The gameport contains pins for two joysticks but you will need this adapter to be able to connect two joysticks to one connector.
(to the Computer)
(to the 1st Joystick)
(to the 2nd Joystick)
15 PIN D-SUB MALE to the Computer.
15 PIN D-SUB FEMALE to the 1st Joystick.
15 PIN D-SUB FEMALE to the 2nd Joystick.
|PC||Joy 1||Joy 2|
|Joystick 1 - X||3||3|
|Joystick 1 - Y||6||6|
|Joystick 2 - X||11||11||3|
|Joystick 2 - Y||13||13||6|
Note: Since pin 12 is often used for MIDI-signals on gameport equipped soundcards it's better to use the ground from pin 4 & 5, pin 15 is also used for MIDI-signals...
Contributor: Joakim Ögren
Tomi Engdahl's Joystick page
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Document last modified: 2001-06-07