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Old 19 August 2019, 03:56   #41
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I think you're thinking of the Supercharger SV-123.


It had a very similar base to the Logic3.


No, it only came in blue.
But, they also made the Alpha Ray, which was a smaller version of the Sigma Ray.
Na wasn't that one. No base fire buttons and that's what is ringing a bell. That's a very particular placement of the fire buttons on the base.

Meh...maybe I played on one in a shop or at a mates house., and perhaps I'm merging that memory with my QSII Turbo, which of course, was red.
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Old 19 August 2019, 05:09   #42
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just found a video on the topic of Joysticks comparing several types.

Only just started watching it but looks to be good.

Kicks off with the QSII and then he proceeds onto the Zip Stick. Good start to the video

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Old 03 September 2019, 00:44   #43
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I had one of these, bashed the hell outta it over the years and it just kept going
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Old 03 September 2019, 00:50   #44
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Yeah, I had these also

...unfortunately for me from memory, they weren't the best build quality and as a consequence had to replace every so often.
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Old 03 September 2019, 11:19   #45
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Was that the quality of the stick or the enthusiasm of the player I wonder I went through quite a few Arcade sticks but that was more to do with how I played...
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Old 03 September 2019, 14:16   #46
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Was that the quality of the stick or the enthusiasm of the player I wonder I went through quite a few Arcade sticks but that was more to do with how I played...
These are definitely NOT to be confused with arcade sticks! Appalling build quality, extremely uncomfortable to use, just terrible. They were very common in Australia (and probably NZ as well).
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Old 03 September 2019, 14:49   #47
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I had one of these, bashed the hell outta it over the years and it just kept going
I have a T-Shirt with a drawing of that stick on it. I never saw that stick live (I doubt even one unit of it exists here in Brazil), but when I saw the T-Shirt I really wanted to buy it

I always heard how Competition Pro is an awesome stick and all for years, they also were never available here in Brazil. One day I was in a fair and there was one there, so I could finally try out the ALL MIGHT COMPETITION PRO....

... and I really didn't like it. I felt it too stiff and diagonals were a hassle. It was one of the clicky models though (I guess, it clicked really loud )

Here in Brazil we had this thing:



which was actually pretty good. They made models for Atari 2600, Master System, MSX and their NES clone named Dynavision. They were all identical except for colors (MSX and Atari 2600 had the exact same colors and it was annoying back them, if you didn't look carefully in the box you could buy a wrong one. Nowadays they have no boxes so it's basically impossible to find an MSX one unless by pure luck). I do own 2 of those which are 2600 compatible.
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Old 03 September 2019, 14:51   #48
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Since I got amiga i was using competition pro(with microswitches) and it was my favourite for years. Few months ago i bought zipstick and tac2. My new favourite is zipstick. Nothing can beat that curling of the ball in swos with zipstick
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Old 04 September 2019, 16:32   #49
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I never got the love for the Bug (no pun intended). The damn thing was IMPOSSIBLE to jump diagonally with. Or maybe mine was naff.

Much preferred my CRUISER
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Old 01 October 2019, 15:47   #50
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As far as original ones, the speed king for sure, new ones, b Amiga kit's arcade evolution joystick is great
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Old 01 October 2019, 15:50   #51
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No love for the Konix Speedking? The best joystick I ever used out of the many I tried over the years, and I'm LEFT-handed for most things!

Yup have one that's nearly 30 years old. Still works great
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I always heard how Competition Pro is an awesome stick and all for years, they also were never available here in Brazil. One day I was in a fair and there was one there, so I could finally try out the ALL MIGHT COMPETITION PRO....

... and I really didn't like it. I felt it too stiff and diagonals were a hassle. It was one of the clicky models though (I guess, it clicked really loud )
My all time favourite back in the days and still - is the Suzo Prof Competition. Haters say it's CP clone, but in my opinion it's just much better in handling.

Also big favs:
- Suzo The Arcade
- Zipstick
- QS 128F/138F because of the 2 Firebuttons
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Want. Can you still buy these?


I think there was also a German joystick in black metal with yellow buttons and a knob handle. And I can never remember the name of it


And now there is an AmigaKit one.
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I think there was also a German joystick in black metal with yellow buttons and a knob handle. And I can never remember the name of it
Do you mean the Micro-Händler?

Aka 'Sigma 2002' aka 'Elite Multi Function 2002' aka 'Hedaka Multi Function' Joystick?
You'r not alone - nobody can remember all those generic names lol

I go along with micro-händler, at least this name is somewhat unique.

Honestly the stick itself needs quite some travel and I'd prefer stick left, buttons right, so I still stick with others (suzo,...) lol.

But it's quite cool. Also includes paddles. And it's the only joystick I know with adjustable auto-fire rate, which i find useful. In terms of features and robustness the micro händler is quite unbeatable

It's also interesting that there exists a smaller version, half of the size, without paddles and only one yellow button, called Sigma 1001.
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That's the one Nightshft, thanks!
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Old 12 October 2019, 22:54   #56
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Competition Pro, hands down.
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YES

http://tienda.factoryarcade.es/es/te...odore-db9.html
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Old 12 October 2019, 23:40   #58
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For me
The bug joystick.
I had so much fun whipping ass on sensible soccer with this!!
Bought one of eBay last year and stopped working after a short time.
Need to find another
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