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Woooo Cannot wait to get my harness to finish this bad boy up!
Since you only got harness from us, your order will be shipped 1st once I confirm my harness is wired correctly with the correct length
 

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the banana A please :)
and it's for a naomi cab!

possible for you to tell me the shipping cost and i confirm to you?
thanks.
Can you pm me your address, I’ll get you a shipping quote tomorrow.
Thanks!
 

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I could use a spare rubber boot and banana :) put me down for that plz. Do I get a contributor discount ? :P
Currently out of gasket. Which version of the banana would you like?
 

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I have been making some harness while we wait for a few items.

Start button
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Op amp to joystick
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Op amp to sega/Capcom io
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Harness for NNC/Universal

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Colour code as follow
Yellow - VCC
Red - y axis
Blue - x axis
White - ground

With the control panel open (looking at underside) you want 1 pot facing you and the other to the left. The one facing you is the x axis and should be number 1, 2, 3 (if using the Gundam stick)
1 = white (Gundam white black)
2 = blue (Gundam white blue)
3 = yellow (Gundam white red)

Y axis the one on the left
1 = yellow (Gundam white red)
2 = red (Gundam white green)
3 = white (Gundam white black)
 
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Look like there will be a delay on the CP. Anyone who doesn't have a CP on order should get there order shipped out by end of month. Having said that BC is a shit show right now with the floods and possible fuel shortage.
 

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Well, I feel like a clown. After some testing with real Monkeyball hardware. I have discovered (possible it was out there already, but didn't notice it) If you are using the Gundam stick you do not need the op amp. If you do the game will be unplayable as it make the stick to sensitive. The reason for this is the original Monkeyball panel used 5k ohm pots (measure between 1 and 3), where as the Gundam used 1037 ohm pots (measure between 1 and 3). In the calibration screen I get the following. I got similar readings on the NNC, Blast City with sega and Capcom IO:

Original setup
HEX: DEC
3E:62
CE:206
4F:79
DE:222

Gundam stick with no op-amp
HEX: DEC
18:24
CD:205
21:33
E1:225

@opt2not PM me so we can talk about what we should do with the one I sent.

The rest let me know if you still want to keep yours in the order, I know some have original sticks
@speedswan
@Hakkyokuken
@Derick2k
@snakeGrave
@twistedsymphony
@Kavas
@zero238
@mltv

I know I will need to redo some wire harness, as the op-amp is not needed. The other thing I notice on the gundam stick is that it has a smaller actuator disc then the original so you do have more range. Having said that does anyone want to take a crack at modifying the op amp design to take advantage of the full range? The test menu can go as low as 00:0 and FE:254

To the happy news, the bananas look great.
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The pots are wired as voltage dividers, I'm not sure why it would matter if they're 1k ohm or 1.3k.

The smaller actuator will definitely have an effect. I think that's why you have a larger range on the Gundam stick.
 

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The pots are wired as voltage dividers, I'm not sure why it would matter if they're 1k ohm or 1.3k.

The smaller actuator will definitely have an effect. I think that's why you have a larger range on the Gundam stick.
Yeah wish I notice the actuator difference while I was on site. Will have to test next week.
 

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I was under the impression that the actuator an amp existed to help adjust the dead zone and so there is more accuracy near the center position and less near the parameter.

Monkey Ball needs precise positioning while Gundum just uses it as a dumb omni-directional device.
 
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That plate of bananas is the best thing ever. Gah, I love seeing this project come together, you guys are killing it.
 

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Bravo, I slept on this thread and missed out on batch 1. Registered interest for batch 2.

Fantastic work, ya'll.
 

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I have my gun setting dialed and getting zero orange peel out of my spray gun
I shared this project on Twitter and I'm getting a lot of replies complimenting your finish work. And well deserved, they look great.

PLA is kind of a pain to sand, are you doing a lot of hand sanding? I know you mentioned at least some. I can see from the photos you've posted that you're spraying a yellow and not just relying on the filament color, are you using some kind of fill primer, or is that smoothness all hand processing?

Curious if you guys thought about using ABS and vapor smoothing?

I'd honestly never guess these were 3D printed, you're doing the work to hide the crimes!
 

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I think they are just using image filters, they look too perfect :D

Seriously though, Mirko doing is some amazing finishing/paint job there.
 
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