Please show me your L/R buttons

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Please show me your L/R buttons

Post by stefanli » Mon Aug 08, 2016 4:39 pm

I'm looking for inspiration on how to do my L/R buttons.

I find the way Wermy does looks great but they dont seems particularly comfortable.

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Re: Please show me your L/R buttons

Post by Oxodao » Mon Aug 08, 2016 6:56 pm

They looks really nice to the eye but they are really not practical. Even more if you use them oftenly (Savestate for example).
I think the big arcade-like button would be nice
Arduino sketch for the gamepad (Teensy replacement): http://github.com/oxodao/GBZGamepad

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Re: Please show me your L/R buttons

Post by ChunkeeMunkee » Wed Aug 10, 2016 2:04 am

I originally had the idea of cutting two sections of the ribbed part of the back shell out and mounting them as L and R buttons. They were to be flush with the shell so that they were barely noticeable, but I've since scrapped that idea as I can't work out how to make a cut thin enough that they don't look like crap afterwards!

I'll most likely go down the SNES shoulder buttons route, but I too would be interested to see how others are tackling this!

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Re: Please show me your L/R buttons

Post by AerynSun » Wed Aug 10, 2016 4:37 am

ChunkeeMunkee wrote:I originally had the idea of cutting two sections of the ribbed part of the back shell out and mounting them as L and R buttons. They were to be flush with the shell so that they were barely noticeable, but I've since scrapped that idea as I can't work out how to make a cut thin enough that they don't look like crap afterwards! !
I really like the idea... I've got some damaged DMGs off ebay, I could use the backside of one of them to cut the buttons out and use them on a good one. I guess I have to try this out to know how it feels and if I really want to use that solution.

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Re: Please show me your L/R buttons

Post by sabrettep » Wed Aug 10, 2016 5:47 am

I used the Start & Select buttons from my donor SNES controller
Step Three - L & R Buttons.jpeg
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Re: Please show me your L/R buttons

Post by day » Wed Aug 10, 2016 5:52 am

Sweet! Looks nice! How did u connect them?!

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Re: Please show me your L/R buttons

Post by sabrettep » Wed Aug 10, 2016 7:03 am

day wrote:Sweet! Looks nice! How did u connect them?!
I glued a piece of printbord on the inside of the body, drilled the holes for the buttons and glued them to the bord. Than I just glued a short tacticle button on the button. So the buttons press on the tacticle switch which is connected to the teensy :)
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Re: Please show me your L/R buttons

Post by Ganreizu » Thu Aug 11, 2016 10:53 am

stefanli wrote:I'm looking for inspiration on how to do my L/R buttons.

I find the way Wermy does looks great but they dont seems particularly comfortable.
I think it's the exact opposite. They don't look impressive or anything like the other L/R solutions, but they're definitely comfortable.

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Re: Please show me your L/R buttons

Post by alien0matic » Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:47 am

Ganreizu wrote:
stefanli wrote:I'm looking for inspiration on how to do my L/R buttons.

I find the way Wermy does looks great but they dont seems particularly comfortable.
I think it's the exact opposite. They don't look impressive or anything like the other L/R solutions, but they're definitely comfortable.
I did it wermys way and I don't like them. The tactile buttons need a lot of preassure to be pressed and I have to hold my indexfingers in a pretty uncomfortable way. In the next build I'm going to try normal buttons right next to the batter door latch.

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Re: Please show me your L/R buttons

Post by strandbummler » Wed Sep 07, 2016 5:19 am

Stumbled upon your thread and afterwards this one: http://www.sudomod.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=55

Best solution so far IMHO

Cheers

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