USB Keyboard Encoder

 

Background:

 

As I have a fix for the missed reverse problem that Defender players sometimes suffer from I want to make the solution available to anyone building a Defender game based on a MAME system.

 

I can offer a USB encoder with either 18 inputs or 24 inputs, and using MAME standard keys or my modified keys (ALT,CTRL not used). Encoders have a micro-usb socket.

 

Note: The 24pin board with onboard earths is the neater solution if it fits, but I don't have a photo of it on a Defender panel.

 

 

I don't think I want to get into the business of selling general purpose keyboard encoders (and supporting them) so they are not offered as a shop.   email me if you are interested and let me know what inputs you need. If you are doing something interesting like Defender+Tempest or Defender+Missile Command I'll be able to incorporate those controls too. 

 

I use dupont connectors at the encoder and dupont or solder at the controls. I can supply the wires for that set-up. 

 

Prices:

 

£25  18input encoder and two earth boards, with dupont headers. 

£25  24input encoder with dupont headers. 

 

15p  40cm Dupont female to female. Use as is, or cut and strip ends to make 1 or 2 connection wires.

10p  30cm Dupont female to female. Use as is, or cut and strip ends to make 1 or 2 connection wires.

10p  20cm Dupont female to female. Use as is.

10p  10cm Dupont female to female. Use as is.

 

18 input USB keyboard encoder with 2 earth plates
24 input USB keyboard encoder on a Fighter panel
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