Paradise Arcade Joystick Project Magenta

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  • armi0024armi0024 Dash Cancel Expert, paradisearcadeshop.com Joined: Posts: 1,818
    Thanks Chaotic an Inendoi....
    Kept thinking of this at work but can't get on Youtube
    www.paradisearcadeshop.com Sanwa, Seimitsu and a ton of custom parts
    2015 Tech Talk Store of the Year and Product of the Year, OBS-MX buttons
    2014 Tech Talk Stick Mod of the Year, LVT3 TE2
    2013 Tech Talk Store of the Year and Product of the Year, Kaimana Led Controller
  • sethian0sethian0 B PoSiTiVe - B KiND Joined: Posts: 1,079
    when.............................
  • NENDONENDO I will meditate and then destroy you. Joined: Posts: 3,343
    edited September 2014
    I'm still considerably hype for this. Salivating, really.

    Magenta got some exposure in Japan this week. iplaywinner just published a piece on it.

    http://iplaywinner.com/news/2014/9/18/new-sanwa-jlf-add-on-by-paradise-arcade-shop-gives-players-a.html
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  • sethian0sethian0 B PoSiTiVe - B KiND Joined: Posts: 1,079
    MUST HAVE
  • sethian0sethian0 B PoSiTiVe - B KiND Joined: Posts: 1,079
    edited September 2014
    Good shit bryan!!!! Take my moneys!!!!
  • armi0024armi0024 Dash Cancel Expert, paradisearcadeshop.com Joined: Posts: 1,818
    edited September 2014
    We are playing around with how this is going to play out.

    We may run a Kickstarter to bump quantities and drop pricing. I think we can get much better pricing on these if we get the quantity up with an intial order.
    www.paradisearcadeshop.com Sanwa, Seimitsu and a ton of custom parts
    2015 Tech Talk Store of the Year and Product of the Year, OBS-MX buttons
    2014 Tech Talk Stick Mod of the Year, LVT3 TE2
    2013 Tech Talk Store of the Year and Product of the Year, Kaimana Led Controller
  • emphaticemphatic Joined: Posts: 477
    edited September 2014
    So, will it be possible to cycle user defined modes (8-way, 4-way, etc) with the small black button? And would it be possible to extend that button to a small harness so your could have an option button anywhere you want (outside the panel/case)?
    I love shmups and never play fighting games.
    Here's my Guwange stick: http://www.emphatic.se/?p=197
  • armi0024armi0024 Dash Cancel Expert, paradisearcadeshop.com Joined: Posts: 1,818
    On the current revision of the board the small black button allows for direct intervention without connection to a USB. We are doing on more revision before launch and will be adding some features and optimizing the set up. I do think that 8 way/4 way etc is interesting in some communities, but not here. However, being able to adjust between different presets for different games may be very interesting here.
    www.paradisearcadeshop.com Sanwa, Seimitsu and a ton of custom parts
    2015 Tech Talk Store of the Year and Product of the Year, OBS-MX buttons
    2014 Tech Talk Stick Mod of the Year, LVT3 TE2
    2013 Tech Talk Store of the Year and Product of the Year, Kaimana Led Controller
  • sethian0sethian0 B PoSiTiVe - B KiND Joined: Posts: 1,079
    It's probably a little late now, but in future revisions Maybe add some prongs to connect a 24mm button to allow external swapping of profiles without having to open the case every time?

    any way you look at it, i want one nao =)

    again, awesome work bryan!
  • armi0024armi0024 Dash Cancel Expert, paradisearcadeshop.com Joined: Posts: 1,818
    :) Now come on, give us some credit...
    www.paradisearcadeshop.com Sanwa, Seimitsu and a ton of custom parts
    2015 Tech Talk Store of the Year and Product of the Year, OBS-MX buttons
    2014 Tech Talk Stick Mod of the Year, LVT3 TE2
    2013 Tech Talk Store of the Year and Product of the Year, Kaimana Led Controller
  • sethian0sethian0 B PoSiTiVe - B KiND Joined: Posts: 1,079
    armi0024 wrote: »
    :) Now come on, give us some credit...

    You sir... get all the credits!

    Question. Can we get a picture of the gate solo? it looks sexy.
  • jimmerjimmer Joined: Posts: 46
    Nice work Bryan. I never saw this thread and had the same idea a few months ago. I gotta take issue with your first post though, most joysticks don't have actuation patterns anything like the nice segmented doughnut, which is the ideal pattern imo.

    I've also been designing an improved actuation pattern using just mechanical parts but that's probably just been blown out the water by this product.

    What sort of initial batch size are you talking about with/without kickstarter?

    I could be interested in taking a quantity of the sensor boards (at OEM prices :) ) to use on my grommet joystick design, but then that wouldn't be wise if you are going to be announcing your grommet stick next week :)

    I'll send you an email when I've figured out if there is a market gap for me anymore.


  • parksonianparksonian Mr. Fusion Joined: Posts: 95
    I already spend so much more time tweaking the feel of my stick than using it. This might actually destroy me. Can't wait.
  • sethian0sethian0 B PoSiTiVe - B KiND Joined: Posts: 1,079
    parksonian wrote: »
    I already spend so much more time tweaking the feel of my stick than using it. This might actually destroy me. Can't wait.

    Agreed. Magenta+ocd=bye bye RL
  • ZonbiPandaZonbiPanda Joined: Posts: 71
    edited June 17
    Old thread bump but, maybe the analog stick gods are smiling upon us...


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  • The_Real_PhoenixThe_Real_Phoenix electronoob Joined: Posts: 135
  • ZonbiPandaZonbiPanda Joined: Posts: 71
    She's Alive!

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  • armi0024armi0024 Dash Cancel Expert, paradisearcadeshop.com Joined: Posts: 1,818
    www.paradisearcadeshop.com Sanwa, Seimitsu and a ton of custom parts
    2015 Tech Talk Store of the Year and Product of the Year, OBS-MX buttons
    2014 Tech Talk Stick Mod of the Year, LVT3 TE2
    2013 Tech Talk Store of the Year and Product of the Year, Kaimana Led Controller
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