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controller conversioin questions

Post by Frustrated » Wed Nov 11, 2009 11:26 pm

I have a homemade converter that allows me to use sega genesis controllers on cdi. so far all i've tested is the 6 button genesis, and it works great. but when i plug it into the splitter, it no longer registers?

Also, if i were playing mad dog mcree, and i used the sega genesis "justifyer" gun, is there any chance it would work?

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Post by CD-inexperience » Thu Nov 19, 2009 3:55 am

I doubt that the gun would work but I don't know for sure.

How would I go about getting one of these converters?

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Post by Frustrated » Mon Nov 23, 2009 1:39 am

CD-i Inexperience wrote:I doubt that the gun would work but I don't know for sure.

How would I go about getting one of these converters?
They are homemade- a few pop up about once a year on ebay for 20 US.

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Post by Bas » Mon Nov 23, 2009 7:58 am

The CD-i Gun works a little different compared to other console guns... The gun does not work like a normal lightgun, e.g. by timing the electronbeam from the TV-screen. The CD-i lightgun works with an IR-sender in the small box and a directional IR-receiver in the gun itself (like with the Wii-remote). From the angle and intensity of the received IR it is calculated where the gun is pointing at. (So instead of a more standard lightgun, a CD-i lightgun will also work with LCD TV's and beamers.)

That genesis bazooka you're talking about works like a standard lightgun, so it doesn't work.

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Post by Frustrated » Sat Nov 28, 2009 6:25 pm

Bas wrote:That genesis bazooka you're talking about works like a standard lightgun, so it doesn't work.
its a little pistol, is the PAL version different?
i suppose it still wouldn't work though, its a standard light gun.
thanks for the info.

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