NEW GUIDE: Adafruit PC Joystick to seesaw I2C Adapter #AdafruitLearningSystem #Adafruit @adafruit @blitzcitydiy
This board has a 15 pin D-Sub socket port, that you can plug any classic PC joystick into. Onboard is a ATtiny816 helper chip that acts as a I2C peripheral using our ‘seesaw’ library. Two STEMMA QT ports mean you can plug this board in using a 4-pin JST SH cable to any microcontroller or microcomputer with I2C support and read the joystick X & Y plus the two buttons, even if your main chip doesn’t have analog inputs. There’s even a 5V power generator on-board since joysticks are expecting that voltage.
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