[vcf-midatlantic] Known-good IBM joystick?

Bill Degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 07:58:57 EDT 2018

Typically you match the sound card to the joystick.  So what is the
computer and sound card within?  What is the bus type and OS?  You will
need driver disk and load via autoexec.bat/config.sys.  This will help you
find a compatible device...you need to communicate the complete environment.

On Tue, Jul 10, 2018, 7:02 AM Tony Bogan via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> > On Jul 10, 2018, at 1:20 AM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >
> > I'm having issues with the VCF supply of Kraft joysticks, and there is
> no time to fix them before HOPE. Does anyone have a tested and
> fully-working / known-good IBM (or other non-Kraft) joystick which I could
> borrow? I need it by Friday in order to test it at the museum this weekend.
> Dean said he may have one, but in case he doesn't....
> >
> > My backup plan is to program for keyboard control instead of joystick
> control, but that's not nearly as much fun.
> PS - I can't test the IBM connector but if the apple connector works
> that's a start! Then you can try the other half :-)
> Tony

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