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Reviving an old joystick with an Arduino Leonardo

When I found this ancient QuickShot Joystick which seemed to be still in working order, I just had to make it work again. Of course, no modern computer knows how to interface with such a dinosaur, so I build a “translator” system using and Arduino Leonardo. Here’s how.

Quickshot joystick
The old Quickshot joystick in all its glory

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