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I already have a USB adapter for my authentic N64 controllers, but as anybody owning one knows Nintendo made the single worst joysticks in the history of gaming. I need a USB controller that is fully compatible with N64 emulation but has a joystick that won't decay.

Are there any suggestions or referrals?
 

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get pretty much any standard usb pad with the correct amount of buttons like gravis gamepad
 

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I was hoping for something as close to the N64 as possible. Or at the very least having a compatible joystick with the Z movement mapped to the same stick as the X/Y axes. That is the main reason why my PSX controller doesn't work for N64, which is unfortunate.
 

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Not getting what the problem is with using the PSX pad:
Left thumbstick as joystick.
L2 as Z
L1 as A
R1 as B
R2 as R
X, O, |=| and |> as the C pad
L3 or Select as L
Start as Start
and the D-pad as the d-pad
Worked well for me when I used it.
 

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Exactly as I said above, Z mapping on the PSX controller is mapped to an individual joystick. On the N64 it's combined with the X and Y axes.

Not to mention the lack of room for an adequate C button configuration.

Have fun playing Perfect Dark with your PSX joystick.
 

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Uh? I don't get what you mean? A joystich has 2 axes. How can it have 3 unless they've replicated something
 

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When you calibrate the N64 joystick, notice that the Z movement and rotation are on the single joystick. When you calibrate the PSX joystick, notice that it's on the second.

Using your PSX controller, try playing Perfect Dark, Golden Eye, or any other game requiring Z control and see how it works.
 

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You what? I still don't get ya. The reason I thought for that was because the adaptors I use are for PSX pads as well. The PSX has 2 joysticks. The N64 has one.
If I play Goldeneye on my PC using hte PSX pad, I use the solitaire configuration:
The X, O, Triangle and Square buttons act as the C-pad for WSAD and the left analog stick is mapped to the N64 analog stick for looking.
The N64 has one stick. One stick has two pysical axes. There is no Z and Z-Rotation axis as far as the N64 is concerned. They were added for comaptibility in the adaptors to the best of my knowledge.
What you are suggesting is like me saying 'I want a mouse that acts like 2 mice'
 

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Well, my N64 controlers work fine with my adaptioid, maby you dident take good care of your controlers... LOL, JK.

I used the Sidewinder gamepad for some time for n64 emulation, works fine but cant be using the Dpad and the Stick at the same time.
 
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