Using a modern USB joystick on a vintage computer (Atari compatible)

Cameron Kaiser spectre at
Sun Sep 11 16:57:16 CDT 2016

> I've seen plenty of examples of adapters to use a vintage joystick with 
> a modern computer.
> I'd like the opposite - to use a USB controller with a vintage computer 
> (Atari compatible - for example ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64). Does anyone 
> know of an adapter or a homebrew project?

Since these are digital joysticks, I imagine hooking one up to something
like a Pocket CHIP or RPi and then using the GPIO lines to switch current
(connected to, say, a 4066 or similar) should work.

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