Advice 1: How to connect joystick to a laptop

Quite often, people acquire for entertainment joysticks for laptops and computers. It is needed for comfortable gameplay. However, just to buy such a thing are many, but to correctly adjust not everyone can.
How to connect joystick to a laptop
Instruction
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Very popular is the analog joystick of the aircraft type. It is not easy to properly connect and calibrate. In stores you can find variety of steering wheels and digital multi-button controllers, but they are not very comfortable to control the plane in the game. There are also programmable digital joysticks. They are attracted to its versatility, but is more expensive.
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Of analog sticks, special attention should be paid to Genius Flight2000 F-22 from the company KYE Systems Corp, which has almost all the features. His arm is very similar to the handle, which uses the newest American fighter F-22 the company "Lockheed Martin". The player can experience the same feeling as fighter pilot.
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The right hand need to control the arm, which is also mounted the fire button to a trigger, and three additional buttons. In the game they can perform different functions. With the help of additional buttons often produce switching of weapons and shuffling purposes. Almost any game you can change the button assignment on your own. Next to the buttons on the handle set the four position direction switch review. It can be used to direct the view of the pilot forward, right, left and back. With the keyboard during combat is hardly possible to look around.
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To connect this analog joystick no need to install a different driver. An obligatory condition is the presence of a game port. It is usually available on sound cards. If it's not there, look for on the boards of ports of input-output, which was used in 486's and older machines.
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Turn off the computer. It should be done carefully when connecting any cables. Back on the system unit, locate the game port. He is a connector in which 15 pins, arranged in two rows. In size it is little more than a serial port for the mouse. In this slot you need to plug the cable from the joystick, and then turn on the computer. The connection is made.

Advice 2: How to connect to PC joystick Sega

The question of the connection of the joystick SEGA to the computer , and when you run the emulators ROMs sagovsky. To play these games on the keyboard will not work - you will quickly get tired hand.
How to connect to PC joystick Sega
You will need
  • Joysticks, soldering irons, duct tape, LPT socket of type "daddy".(that's the one with pins), a few diodes.
Instruction
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To begin, select a few stray sticks, take necessary tools and spare parts, as well as be enthusiastic.
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Next, locate the LPT port on your computer.Outside on the housing of this connector may not be, but if you pay attention to your motherboard, it is unable to detect it.
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To the LPT connector on the motherboard connect the appropriate plug. Plug connector LPT buy on one of the radio markets where are sold used spare parts. Perhaps you know a programmer that will share parts.
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Next, assemble the schematic and the actual equipment itself. Contacts of the parallel port are used for different purposes. There are transactions that are used for data input, there are those that are designed to display information. Locate the wires in the following colors: yellow clock(CLOCK), orange are used for power, blue - GND, green - latch(LATCH), blue is the control contact.
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Transaction Clock and Latch control the transfer of information sequentially. Power to the joystick is supplied through one contact, and is taken from the five wires. Power supply connectors depends on the specific schema of the joystick. The joystick is powered through the diodes. The diodes are the rectifiers, that is, one-way diodes will pass current and the other is not. With LPT port current will pass and is back on his back will not allow the diodes. The direction of the current in the diode is usually depicted as arrows. Solder the diode with the arrow pointing up to the corresponding transactions on the LPT scheme.
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Then connect the joystick. Joysticks have the cable Data, which is the Manager and is denoted in blue. Each joystick in this respect is unique and has its own pin datа. Note that the diodes must match the parameters of resistance, is too powerful to not take. DB25M connector has a on old printer cables or modems. Well, if the connector is collapsible.
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Having dealt with hardware, install software. To do this, locate the driver, such as PPJoy version 0.83. Install the driver in the usual way, then run Configure Joysticks. In the window that appears, click Add and set the options you want. Takim way, you will add the controller LPT.
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Next, add new hardware using the Wizard add hardware". When installing don't forget to select "Install from a list or specified location. Here, specify the folder PPJoy. The system should find the drivers and install them.
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Next, install the driver for HID compliant controller. Steps to install driver again, the driver installed with the same folder. All so you install the joystick SEGA to your computer.
Note
Connector plug the LPT needs to be collapsible. If I couldn't find one, cut the cable and ring out the a multimeter.
Useful advice
Sometimes the joystick external connector was not, so the joystick disassemble. Inside the joystick, locate the contacts of the respective colors, connect with plug LPT according to the scheme described above.

Advice 3: How to connect headphones

Headphones Genius that go along with the MIC, is no more difficult than connecting these devices to the computer separately. The key thing here is not to confuse one with the other connector.
How to connect headphones
You will need
  • headphones;
  • computer.
Instruction
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Make sure that your sound card has the necessary driver. If you have a regular computer, turn the system unit and locate the connectors of the sound card. There may be two, three or even more 5 - it all depends on its type. You need green and pink.
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Also note on the side wall of the housing and its front panel – a modern computer model output sockets for headphones so you don't have to turn the system unit when connecting devices. Many keyboards and monitors can also serve as transitional devices for headphones and microphones.
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Connect the microphone cable to the connector on the computer with the corresponding pictogram, plug from the headphones into the connector next. Follow the color scheme of the connection or pay attention to labels and icons, they must match. Usually the connector for a microphone is to the right, however, it may depend on the model of sound card of your computer.
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If you have a laptop, look on the front panel of the housing connectors of the sound card. They can also be on the right and left sides of the device. Also, be color scheme, and follow the steps in legend of pictograms and inscriptions, do not forget about the necessity of installing a device driver.
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In menu "control Panel" to navigate to settings, sounds and audio devices, change them according to your desire and make sure they are correct, for example, making a trial in the special application service "Skype" and so on. If the device does not work, check the volume on the sound card in the notification area, adjust volume level of the program and a special switch on the wires headphone Genius, which happens in some models.
Useful advice
Pay attention to the icon when connected.

Advice 4: How to enable joystick in-game

The world of games today are almost limitless. Some people prefer solitaire, someone logically to reflect on all sorts of "action", and someone was interested in "shooters", football, etc. However, if to solitaire, enough keyboard, but for more complex games, it is often necessary to use a special gaming joysticks, which make management of the most easy.
How to enable joystick in-game
Instruction
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Install the game, make sure that it provides for the connection of the joystick. Usually in games it is celebrated as a manipulator. It is necessary to run the game, enter settings, select the menu "control Settings" and view the information.
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Exit the game. Extract purchased the joystick. Inspect the kit. As a rule, together with a manipulator is a special driver disk for it.
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Install the drivers for the joystick on the computer. To do this, insert the disk that was supplied with the manipulator, and there perform the required actions by pressing successively on the necessary buttons.
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Wait until driver installation. Remove the disc from CD-Roma. Connect the manipulator to the computer and wait for the system to detect it. It should be aware that when connecting a paddle using a standard USB port, the device will automatically be added to the list of gaming devices of the system immediately after making the connection.
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Go to "control Panel". Select "Gaming devices" and click "Properties" - "Check". The joystick must apply a certain signal or Severinovich if he is OK.
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Then start the game. Enter the menu item "Settings". Go to "Settings management". Put a tick in the line "Positioner", if it is not necessary, or select the corresponding menu item (depending on game).
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Go to customizing buttons, putting necessary depending on the requests of the game and your convenience. Click OK or Save. Go to the game and check the operation of the gaming device.
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