I decided to replace default Zippy joystick that came with iCade with Sanwa JLF-TP-8Y-MB without mounting plate that fits perfectly into mounting holes in the casing. In order to overcome some configuration issues created by physical mounting of the joystick I needed to look into xboxdrv.
I recently replaced original icade joystick made by Zippy with the one from Sanwa. In order to fit the new joystick properly in the icade I needed to rotate the base 90 degrees.
This means vertical axis is now horizontal one and vice versa. It’s easy to re-configure this in EmulationStation and all changes will be properly propagated to retroarch configuration files.
Where it fails short is some other emulator configuration files that need to be fixed manually. This was the chase with Final Burn Alpha (pifba) that I use for games like Metal Slug. Continue reading “Switch axis in pifba retropie emulator configuration”
Like I wrote in my previous article “Replace iCade buttons with high quality SANWA buttons” I had a little time on my hands over the weekend to replace the buttons.
I have oredered 6 Sanwa OSBF-30 buttons from eBay for $15.99 with free shipping and you can choose the colors even from this store:
You may have followed my previous articles about modding iCade to create ultimate bartop arcade to fit all my retro gaming needs.
Here they are again in case you have missed them:
Ultimate iCade Raspberry Pi bartop arcade mod – Part IV – Stick
Ultimate iCade Raspberry Pi bartop arcade mod – Part III – LCD screen
Ultimate iCade Raspberry Pi bartop arcade mod – Part II – iCade cabinet
Ultimate iCade Raspberry Pi bartop arcade mod – Part I – The Hardware Continue reading “Replace iCade buttons with high quality SANWA buttons”