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Old 09 March 2012, 13:13   #1
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What about this joystick

Does anyone have any experience with this joystick?



I like arcade stick design but would like some feedback about its robustness & durability and overall game play feeling. Is it any good?

On PC I manly use Street Fighter IV FightStick TE for emulation purposes.

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Old 09 March 2012, 13:51   #2
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I have a similar one and it's awesome, mine is made by Quickshot - I can't vouch though if this brand is the same (i.e re badged same stick) or a copycat version.

Mine also works as a two button Joystick on Amiga (like B-C on Sega Pad) and as you can see in my Video works great for SFII

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Old 09 March 2012, 15:41   #3
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Jap, by design it looks the same as Spectravideo Quick Shot Professional 2-Player Board QS-128F. I'd guess its just re-badged.

So durability and game play (stick control) is fine?

The stick doesn't use micro-switches how do the rubber contacts feel?
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Old 09 March 2012, 15:54   #4
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It's a great stick, I've been using it for a couple if years without issues. It's not like an arcade feel but very smooth and easy to pull a fire ball etc

The two player facility is handy if you use it for two different machines like I had it hooked to an A1200T and my A1200D at the same time

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Old 09 March 2012, 16:42   #5
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Well I have the Quickshot version (I think its the same thing but different brand). It's OK but don't exept even near to arcade hall feeling. The stick is with micro switches and the bottom move doesn't work sometimes on my joy. Buttons are okay but a bit clonky as they also use cheap micro switches. Well I'm a gamepad lover so this is only my opinion!
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Old 09 March 2012, 19:08   #6
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I also own a Playstation Namco arcade stick and I'm thinking of PSX to Genesis converter. Sega Genesis controllers should work with Amigas and Ataris.
http://www.tototek.com/store/index.p...products_id=54

How about a Sega Arcade Power Stick? Looks nice.
http://segaretro.org/Arcade_Power_Stick
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Old 12 September 2012, 20:40   #7
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I finally bought Quickshot QS-138F that has microswitches. Movement is smooth and playing with it is great.

I also bought PSX-Genesis converter from Totek, made the mod for Amiga, and now I can use Namco Arcade stick on Amiga/Atari

Namco Arcade stick has quite good reviews and I like it a lot. But that QS-138F isn't far behind
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Old 12 September 2012, 22:38   #8
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There must be a few versions of this about, Ive got a maverick 3 (Megadrive version) and I had one back in the day, but the maverick 3 isnt microswitched, and Im pretty sure mine was that I had originally, so its back to the powerplay cruiser (that I also had first time rount, and powerplay where about 15 mins from here, so I used to just take them back when they broke)
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Old 12 September 2012, 22:44   #9
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Quickshot model QS-138F is actually named as Maverick 1M.
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Old 12 September 2012, 23:31   #10
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Yep, I've got a few Mavericks and they're probably my favourite joystick ever, even edging out the Zipstick.

This grey one should be micro-switched as it's the black ones that have the poorer leaf-switches.
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Old 13 September 2012, 13:17   #11
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I don't see any differance on the outside between QS-128F that uses leaf contacts and QS-138F that uses microswitches.

Images of QS-128F VS QS-138F
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Old 13 September 2012, 20:46   #12
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The best joystick ever for the Amiga )
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