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Old 05 December 2013, 13:51   #1
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New Amiga Joystick from AmigaKit.com

We will shortly be launching a brand new Amiga joystick which we have developed over the last 6 months.

This high quality joystick is manufactured to last for many years of Amiga gaming.

It features arcade style controller with metal shaft and micro switches.

It has independent fire A and fire B buttons that can both be user switched to single fire A operation if required.

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Old 05 December 2013, 14:03   #2
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This thing would seriously need suction cups imo.
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Old 05 December 2013, 14:14   #3
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From the looks of it, it looks sturdy and built from proper arcade components, however the button placement looks a bit ackward I must say.
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Old 05 December 2013, 15:05   #4
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From the looks of it, it looks sturdy and built from proper arcade components, however the button placement looks a bit ackward I must say.
One could hope that they have a right-handed version as well.
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Old 05 December 2013, 15:12   #5
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Yes we will have both right and left versions
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Old 05 December 2013, 16:54   #6
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I want one! Looks good
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Old 05 December 2013, 17:42   #7
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Is it designed to sit on a desktop primarily? I assume it is from the size, it looks weighty too.

I tend to do all my gaming "joystick in hand" so to speak.
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Looks good!
I want one with USB and a boing ball etched into the top like on my X1000 door!
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Just to make it clear, this pic is side angle on.

So your seeing more of the left hand side. Had to point that out, as others thought the left side was the front.
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So the stick is handled with the right hand,right?

I like more the arcade handling with the left hand
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Old 05 December 2013, 21:07   #11
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Looks good!
I want one with USB and a boing ball etched into the top like on my X1000 door!
Actually, how cool would it be if the red ball on the top had the boing ball pattern?
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First of all, congratulations on the initiative. It looks very well made and arcade-like, similar design logic as the one I use, and unless it is too expensive I will buy one because the Amiga community needs to support such efforts.

Having said that, I agree that suction cups would have been nice.
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So the stick is handled with the right hand,right?

I like more the arcade handling with the left hand
We are producing two versions for customers who are left or right handed.
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Having said that, I agree that suction cups would have been nice.
Or a lead brick inside
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Old 05 December 2013, 22:02   #15
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No need for suction cups- this joystick is a quality sturdy unit.
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I like it, and it's size: not too large. Do you know the Price yet?

Have you thought in making another with more buttons for MAME?
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We are still calculating the manufacturing costs. Price will probably around 48 EUR / 40 plus VAT and shipping.
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It's a bit expensive then. I've found another with 10 buttons -do it yourself- for 29,99€ plus shipping.

Yours is better if you want it just for the miggy, and don't want a big thing around.

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This is a high quality joystick, so you are getting a robust product for what you pay for.
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No need for suction cups- this joystick is a quality sturdy unit.
Looks very solid, but doesnt it just travel on the table during tough fights?
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