IC in the Controllers

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IC in the Controllers

Post by Turbo Tax 1.0 » Sat Jun 04, 2005 10:23 am

i have been checking the IC and stuff with my multimeter and have drawn up a diagram that im am almost positive will work here it is
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and how much can i cut down the controller is this too much
were i would cut the controller

yeah i am just really mad cause i cant solder to the ends of the controller so im gonna do this if i can cut the controllor down like that
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Post by gannon » Sat Jun 04, 2005 10:31 am

yeah, I did that with my first snesp. The traces are kinda hard to solder without a small tip though.

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Post by Turbo Tax 1.0 » Sat Jun 04, 2005 11:18 am

could i cut the controller like the way i have it
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Post by gannon » Sat Jun 04, 2005 11:38 am

yeah

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Post by Turbo Tax 1.0 » Sat Jun 04, 2005 12:08 pm

awesome soon as i get more pcboard all the wiring will be done and i just have to wait for the case :D
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Post by shmagoogin77 » Sat Jun 04, 2005 3:38 pm

you cant solder on the buttons like you said before?

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Post by nos_slived » Sat Jun 04, 2005 3:40 pm

He wants to make it smaller.
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Post by shmagoogin77 » Sat Jun 04, 2005 3:41 pm

o
is it hard to solder the buttons to the IC thing

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Post by nos_slived » Sat Jun 04, 2005 3:42 pm

It's easy to solder to an IC's pins. Just can't heat it up too much.
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Post by shmagoogin77 » Sat Jun 04, 2005 3:47 pm

is tht the right diagram (the one turbo tax posted before) or could you just cut off the IC??

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Post by nos_slived » Sat Jun 04, 2005 4:14 pm

It looks like there are some capacitors and resistors stuck in there which you probably still need.
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Post by Turbo Tax 1.0 » Sat Jun 04, 2005 7:02 pm

i tested it and all the pins worked like that it is just really hard to solder to the buttons so i said screw it
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Post by shmagoogin77 » Sat Jun 04, 2005 8:25 pm

so what are you doing now

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Post by Turbo Tax 1.0 » Sun Jun 05, 2005 9:23 am

i am wiring each pin to a tact switch and then connecting them all to the common pin last nigh5t i wired left right down select and start but i ran out vof wires so couldnt finish make sure you have flux it makes it a lot easier
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Post by shmagoogin77 » Sun Jun 05, 2005 6:44 pm

so your doing the same thing you said before?
also whats a flux

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