I was given a project a few weeks ago on making a joystick for class so i thought to myself that it would be a great way to start trying to make my own custom fightstick with a gamepad (can’t get a cthulhu within the time i have to hand it in).
But during the process of taking apart my gamepad I notice that the button seems weird, with my general knowledge of how the button works is that when you press the button the circuit will complete and the port will sense a complete circuit and register as an input.
So my question is how does a gamepad button work? does it work the same way as a regular button or does it magically just work?
Also if it does work as a regular button then how do I solder the wires from the button to the pad?