[Coco] Nitros9 Xpad driver
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Sat Apr 25 13:38:34 EDT 2009
On Saturday 25 April 2009, RJRTTY at aol.com wrote:
>In a message dated 4/25/2009 12:27:52 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
>gene.heskett at verizon.net writes:
>>I don't recall if there is one or not Roy. I have one of those, and it
>>at least as much I/O as a serial port. However, if space for that can be
>>found in the coco3's limited I/O space, the driver itself should be
>>easy, just put the read data into the already designated mouse packet. I
>>believe it can also do mouse clicks but its been 20 years since I played
>>mine so that may be in error. Very faint, probably moldy memory tells me
>>resolution needed another 1 or 2 bits of width both ways to reach what
>>coco3's gfx can do. That makes the data, for h position more than byte
>>and that may be why I got sidetracked and quit fooling with it.
>Thanks Gene, I can write both the driver and descriptor if
>I have to I just didn't want to reinvent the wheel if some one else
>had already done it.
>The resolution is 8bit but that can be worked around for the higher
>screen modes of the coco3.
>and yes it uses 12 volts.
>Well looks like time to get back into Nitros9 and refamiliarize
>myself with writing assembly for it. It will be a nice break
>from all the work I have been doing with converter production.
Yes. :) I would have thought that would be terminally boring by now. How
many have you shipped?, if I can be so rude, as that will give us a fraction
of the active users yet I'd think.
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