NEW GUIDE: DIY Adaptive Game Controllers @adafruit @johnedgarpark #adafruit #microsoft
It’s never been easier to create adaptive controls to play video games. For gamers with particular needs not met by standard gaming controllers, the Microsoft Xbox Adaptive Controller (XAC) is a fantastic option for managing alternative inputs.
In this new guide by John Park, we’ll learn how to build our own interconnections between large buttons, foot pedals, analog joysticks, and limit switches and the XAC’s button inputs.
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