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Old 04 August 2017, 17:34   #47
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Originally Posted by robinsonb5 View Post
You can read two buttons of a megadrive pad without modifications. Technically it will be drawing a small amount of power from a signal pin rather than the power pin to run its multiplexing electronics, but in practice that's harmless. You do need to swap pins 5 and 7 in order to have control over the button multiplexing.
So you still need to swap pins 5 and 7. If you do, can you access all buttons on a 3 button Sega pad?
You would need to write support for them, though, right?

A "dongle" swapping those pins should be easy to build.
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