Hori ex2 pcb(small) help


#1

Im dual modding an ex with a madcatz 360 and psx pcb. When i get home im going to wire it up. Problem is i need a break down of the small pcbs especially the pcb for the guide. I dont have a 360 so i can try trial and error since the guide(home) button wont register on my pc.
Thanks alot


#2

Guide doesn’t register as the Windows button? It should still come up in the Test tab of the Game Controllers Control Panel.


#3

i test on mame and guide does register when i try to assign it .


#4

i just need to know if the 6 or if the 7 on the hori guide pcb is ground


#5

I don’t have an xbox 360 either, but to test the guide button microsoft does have a windows xbox 360 program that you can download. Load it, plug in the joystick & hit the guide button. If it works, the little xbox 360 controller window will pop up on the screen.


#6

You can fit all that into an EX case?


#7

exo- thanks alot bro. I was using the madcatz driver, the microsoft one is a GREAT help for future mods.

Luckily i wired the buttons right the first time so i didnt have to change anything.

Dave- Yep, its a tight fit. But you can fit
-2 pcbs
-terminal strip
-quick disconnects
-lots of wire lol


#8

Damn. Can you take a picture after you’re finished? I’m pretty curious. It just seems that it would be pressed tightly against the buttons, pushing up on them and making them stiff.

I had done the standard JLF/Sanwa full mod and I never thought about the PCB rubbing up against the box’s metal plate. It ended up that a couple of the metal contacts brushed up against it while I was playing, not even two weeks into the mod, and it shorted out the PCB causing those contacts to stop working. :S

I’m not sure if everyone knew that or not, but I fixed the current mod by wrapping the PCB bottom in electrical tape and stickers. :stuck_out_tongue:


#9

im too lazy to reopen it to take a pic, but heres a pic of my first fs3 dual mod. Since then ive been able to clean it up a bit. Had to make room in the fs3 by cutting up the supports. On the ex2 theres more room inside since theres only one support.
Yes it is a tight fight, i had to reopen it and reposition the terminals cause they were hitting on the buttons causing them to get stuck.
using electrical take on the bottom plate is a must.