Saturn to Xbox 360 adapter (Saturn Twin Stick on Xbox)?

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Saturn to Xbox 360 adapter (Saturn Twin Stick on Xbox)?

Post by DarkraiZero » 13 Aug 2013, 17:44

I have been planning on purchasing a set of twin-sticks but I don't want to spend 300$ on a HORI twin stick since I am trying to save up for a new computer for animation work. I found a set of the OMG twin sticks for the Sega Saturn for a reasonable price though! However, Does anyone know of a Saturn to Xbox 360 controller adapter from a reliable source? Also, to anyone that has/had the Saturn Twin-Sticks, do they last for a long time or will they break down within a short period of time? Thank you!
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Re: Saturn to Xbox 360 adapter (Saturn Twin Stick on Xbox)?

Post by MentholMoose » 13 Aug 2013, 22:50

I haven't heard of any such adapter. Saturn or Dreamcast Twin Sticks can last a while as long as they are properly maintained. This means making sure they are always well lubricated, and occasionally washing off the old grease. I use and recommend lithium grease for lubrication and electronics-safe degreaser for cleaning.
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Re: Saturn to Xbox 360 adapter (Saturn Twin Stick on Xbox)?

Post by DarkraiZero » 23 Sep 2013, 09:15

Thanks for the info! :D
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Re: Saturn to Xbox 360 adapter (Saturn Twin Stick on Xbox)?

Post by twistedsymphony » 27 Sep 2013, 21:31

I'm rebuilding the sticks on my arcade machine right now using Molykote #44 Medium grease. Lithium is fine but this stuff is arguably the best you can buy.

As for an adapter... I built a Sega Saturn to Xbox 360 adapter a while ago... http://solid-orange.com/hacks/saturn-to ... er-adapter

From what I understand the data output from the twin sticks is similar to the regular game pad, although I've never had one at my disposal to test... The easiest method would be to rip out the original PCB and wire up all the switches to the PCB from a wired controller.

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Re: Saturn to Xbox 360 adapter (Saturn Twin Stick on Xbox)?

Post by MentholMoose » 28 Sep 2013, 16:49

twistedsymphony wrote:I'm rebuilding the sticks on my arcade machine right now using Molykote #44 Medium grease. Lithium is fine but this stuff is arguably the best you can buy.
Good to know. I'll buy some to use the next time I clean my arcade Twin Sticks.
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