[rescue] Fun ports on a PC

Scott Newell newell at cei.net
Fri Aug 22 10:55:32 CDT 2008

At 10:48 AM 8/22/2008 , Lionel Peterson wrote:
>Older gamecontroller ports included on early sound cards were interesting
- they 
>had a number of normally open contacts and some potentiometer ports as
well, I 
>always thought those would have been more popular with harware hackers...

I don't think they had any output pins.  Seems like there was something
funny about the analog inputs too...maybe it was one of those 'charge a cap
through the pot and measure the ramp time', which isn't all that handy for
most signals.


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