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PC Gameport with MIDI

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15 PIN D-SUB FEMALE at the computer.

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15 PIN D-SUB MALE at the joystick cable.

Pin Name Dir Description
1 +5V --> +5 VDC
2 /B1 <-- Button 1
3 X1 <-- Joystick 1 – X
4 GND --- Ground
5 GND --- Ground
6 Y1 <-- Joystick 1 – Y
7 /B2 <-- Button 2
8 +5V --> +5 VDC
9 +5V --> +5 VDC
10 /B4 <-- Button 4
11 X2 <-- Joystick 2 – X
12 MIDITXD --> MIDI Transmit
13 Y2 <-- Joystick 2 – Y
14 /B3 <-- Button 3
15 MIDIRXD <-- MIDI Receive

Notes:

  • Direction is Computer relative Joystick.
  • Use 100 kohm resistor.

Circuit Cellar Online has anĀ great article about how to connect MIDI devices to your MPU401 compatible (SoundBlaster etc) soundcards gameport.

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