ControlBlock reset button
For some reason the reset button now works...
Only thing I did was power down the pi for a couple of days.
Strange.Sounds like a
But glad that it is working for you now.
It must be a wiring issue, I'll redo the wiring to the reset button tomorrow.
Strange though that it also didn't work with the jumper wire trick...
moch last edited by moch
Sadly the button has stopped working again. When I run JSTEST I see that it does register inputs, but it just doesnt do anything.
I checked everything with a multimeter and the button itself works flawlesly. I'm thinking of a few things that could be causing this:
- A config problem, as in I need to set something in a .cfg file to make it work
- the fact that I haven't wired up the snes controllers yet, nor that I've configured the snes Controlblock controllers.
- My PSU isn't passing on enough current to make it work correctly. ( I noticed that I do get the occasional lightning bolt)
- I'm cursed
Any help would be greatly appreciated
moch last edited by moch
Well I finished my christmas project for 99% (see pic).
I configured the correct controller for each emulator using this method: https://github.com/meleu/RetroPie-joystick-selection/blob/master/README.md
The only problem I have now is that the reset button still doesn't work. It issues a two button command and the escape key as stated in the description. Sadly this doesn't close the emulator.
I can work around this in (s)nes games but for megadrive/genesis games, the only solution is to reboot the pi...
Very annoying. I'm now 99% certain that this is a configuration problem as pressing the escape key on a keyboard also doesn't close the emulator.
Any help would be greatly appreciated again.
(I also started from scratch today with a new retropie image)
Well I think I've solved it..
I did a full reinstall and it still didn't work.
I configured my raphnet nes controllers first and the edited the retroarch config file setting the hot btn to "nul" and the exit emulator key to "escape"
Then I setup my megadrive controllers conected to the gamepadblock and the snes controllers connedted to the controlblock.
I edited those configs as well, deleting the save- and load state entries while I was in there ( setting the hot btn to "nul" eliminates the need to press two buttons at once, making it so that when you pres left for example, it saves the game).
I now have a working physical reset button for all my systems :)
Glad to hear!
shukuyen last edited by
Hi @shukuyen ,
Sorry, I didn't make a tutorial but it was all pretty straightforward in the end.
I gutted an old Nes and dumped everything in :)
- Rpi3 + microsd
- Raphnet dual nes to usb
- Petrockblock's controlblock and nylon posts
The hardware part was the easiest part tbh.
If you get it all wiredup i can make an image of my sd. That way you shouldnt have to configure anything :)