PC to DC mouse conversion?

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PC to DC mouse conversion?

Post by Stryfe » Tue Dec 30, 2008 1:28 pm

Hi, I haven't done any type of modification to any units or peripherals before. But, I was wondering if it would be possible to convert a PC mouse (serial?) to something compatible with the DC? Could I cannibalize an old controller for the controller wire, and port connector maybe?

If this has never been done before, could someone recommend a place I could find some type of adapter? Assuming they could still be found of course...
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Re: PC to DC mouse conversion?

Post by FamilyGuy » Wed Dec 31, 2008 2:56 pm

It'd possible with a usb mouse aparently:

http://f17.aaa.livedoor.jp/~takotako/index.php#dcmouse

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http://translate.google.ca/translate?u= ... r&ie=UTF-8

I dunno how compatible it is with the genuine Sega softwares btw.

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Re: PC to DC mouse conversion?

Post by Ex-Cyber » Wed Dec 31, 2008 8:14 pm

I doubt that circuit is even slightly compatible with official software since it plugs into the serial port, not the Maple bus. It could probably be adapted to the Maple bus with the addition of a CPLD (which probably demands a new firmware as well, but maybe not...).
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Re: PC to DC mouse conversion?

Post by Stryfe » Sun Jan 04, 2009 9:29 pm

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Re: PC to DC mouse conversion?

Post by Calavera » Sat Jan 10, 2009 1:01 pm

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Re: PC to DC mouse conversion?

Post by alex81 » Tue Apr 14, 2009 2:02 pm

PC mouse RX-250 to Dreamcast

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http://translate.google.com/translate?u ... n&ie=UTF-8

sheme, print sheme and firmware in attach
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