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Config of pspi 1000.3 buttons, works in emustation but not in games

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spanarnz
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 Hi

I assembled my pi kit today and got it up and running - followed the guide and everything. However when I've configurated the buttons and d-pad in emustation, it doesn't work in the games. 

For example. When I push B, A and B are pushed at the same time in game. And A is right for some reason..?

Do I have to set up retroarch or something?

thanks!


   
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othermod
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Are all the controls working when you're in the game list, before you actually load a game? If everything worked during the button configuration and they work in the game list, then it's a configuration issue.

I'm a little confused though. This shouldn't happen if you used the config files I posted. Did you make any changes to the configs or did you add your own software for controls?


   
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spanarnz
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Thank you for your reply!

Yeah, that's just the thing - it works fine in game list but gets wonky when I try to play a game. And I haven't done any changes...

I'm thinking of re-flashing the sd card and reloading the config files again. What do you reckon?

Thanks!


   
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othermod
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You could try re-running the button configuration first. It's possible that a button was hit at the wrong time. Try these buttons during the config.

Reloading everything is a good next step, just to get a fresh start. 

 


   
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spanarnz
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Oh happy day!

After re-flashing the sd card everything works like a charm 😀

Thanks!


   
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Carl Box
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  1. Help just finished my version 3 build and everything working fine but I can't configure the psp d pad or the buttons. I know the buttons all worked before I broke down the psp for this build. Any suggestions to try. Thanks. 

   
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othermod
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Did you copy over the files and run the installer?


   
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Carl Box
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Yes I did unless something got installed wrong. I was going to try and re due it 


   
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othermod
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That's probably the best thing to try. There's not much that can cause none of the controls to work other than the software not starting on bootup. 


   
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Carl Box
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Got everything working except the up and left directions. What pins are those associated with on the pi. 


   
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othermod
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That will happen if the joystick isn't wired up, or if it is wired backwards.


   
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Carl Box
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Thanks that was it one wire came unsoldered. Is there a was to adjust the volume louder or is it just one volume. Also can you still use the save states in the games I can change save slots but can't seam to get a game to save. Thanks a lot. 


   
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Make sure it's set to 100% by hitting start and increasing it. You can also adjust it more by doing this:

http://othermod.com/volume-control-in-retropie-games/

You can also modify the board for more volume if that still isn't enough, but I don't exactly recommend it.

Everything in RetroPie should function as normal...save states, regular saves, etc. I won't be able to help too much with getting that set up because I haven't had much time to tinker with it myself. I'd recommend the RetroPie forum for that.


   
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