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Replacement for Plus Gamepad
« on: 05:43, 22 October 18 »
I'm looking at replacing my existing Gamepad with something (not a joystick) more sturdy.
Are any of the controllers for other systems compatible with the Plus?

Thanks,

Peter

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Re: Replacement for Plus Gamepad
« Reply #1 on: 09:57, 22 October 18 »
MSX Joypads are compatible, only the 2 button (A e B) are inverted.


This user on eBay realizes joypad for MSX/Amstrad/Atari/Commodore.
Contact him.


I bought from him various joypad for C64 and MSX (compatibile with CPC)
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Re: Replacement for Plus Gamepad
« Reply #2 on: 12:38, 22 October 18 »
I can second DanyPPC's post and recommend that adapted NES-style gamepad off eBay.
I bought one around 18 months ago, both fire buttons work fine and it's my preferred way of playing a lot of game (particularly those that will let me redefine jump to one of the buttons).
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Re: Replacement for Plus Gamepad
« Reply #3 on: 18:48, 22 October 18 »
Ordered.

Thanks for the info!

Cheers,

Peter

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Re: Replacement for Plus Gamepad
« Reply #4 on: 21:32, 30 October 18 »
Tried it out on Sunday night and it seemed much more responsive than the Amstrad original. Whether this is due to the age of the original gamepad I cant say but it was definitely smoother in operation.

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Re: Replacement for Plus Gamepad
« Reply #5 on: 21:55, 30 October 18 »
You can also change the rubber inside the plus pad, the spare parts new for the nes that are sold in alliexpress match perfectly the amstrad parts. it only cost a litte few e.

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Re: Replacement for Plus Gamepad
« Reply #6 on: 15:43, 31 October 18 »
What I did was to get a nice joypad and rewired it, not it got two fire buttons and ... works ;-)
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