Super Xbox Converter - works? Or what can I buy for stick ps2>xbox with sfac?


#1

I bought a converter off of ebay here:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=007&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWN%3AIT&viewitem=&item=170091328581&rd=1&rd=1

When I tried it, the d-pad works perfectly but the buttons don’t register unless you press them hard. Rapidly tapping the button for example usually won’t register at all unless you’re pressing really hard.

I know my controllers aren’t broke because I can use them on my pc with a ps2>usb converter and the buttons register fine without any hard presses.

Also I know my xbox is not borked since the s-pad buttons register fine.

So does anyone have any experience with this converter? I suppose I could have gotten a damaged one but I guess it’s just not a worthwhile converter. Shame too since it had a xbox live port.

I know the magic box is what everyone says to get, but I don’t want to pay 40$+ for an adapter.

So here’s the technical question: Since this adapter seems to work perfectly fine but the buttons only register after a hard press, would this adapter work better on a custom stick? I’m going to buy one soon but the adapter issue is pretty important to me since I play on xbox and only need it to work on ps2 if I eventually go to a tournament (god willing I become worthy enough:P)

Or is there something I can do to get these ps2 controllers to work with the adapter better? I’m getting a stick but I’d sure rather be playing on a ps2 pad right now instead of the xbox s-pad.

And i’m referring to the original xbox, I don’t own a 360.

Also if you know a good stick deal that might meet my requirements check my other thread about stick advice which is still on the top page and let me know.


#2

If your stick is Dual shock 1 based it will be more likely to work with adapters without fault. If you can change the PCB to a DS1, that may just help your problem, because lots of 3rd party controllers don’t get along perfectly with adapters. I use a super joybox and I have lag issues with the hori tekken stick and the SFAC pads, but it works fine with my dual shock based customs.


#3

Thanks for the info.

Is there a way I can tell if my ps2 pads are dual shock 1 or 2?


#4

PS2 pads are dual shock 2s. PS1 dual shocks are dual shock 1s.


#5

Does anybody know WHERE i can buy that Magic Box converter!? I need it very badly!!!