haitang

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I have a steeling wheel with 15 pins connector, but my MB didnot have a game port, is there a adaptor allow me to convert to USB, or any other way I can use my steeling wheel? Thanks.
 

Crashman

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What motherboard? A lot of boards have an internal header for a gameport bracket, I could send you one if you have the right board.

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Crashman

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Well, good news, at least you have the MCP-T southbridge (with nForce Audio Processing Unit). Now the bad news, there's no header for connecting a breakout cable.

OK, first thing I'd like to say is that Gameport to USB adaptors that come packaged with certain other controllers won't work, because those controllers were designed for compatability with that special adapter, not yours.

So that leaves some REAL HARDWARE adapters. I've actually SEEN gameport adapters. I believe those I saw had gameport/serial/parallel ports. Those combination devices are kind of pricey, but let you put several ports on one USB connection.

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just get a sound card that has a game port. it will most likely be cheaper than buying a game port - usb adaptor.

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haitang

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The MB already come with sound build-in, I don't want to add another card later mess it up.
So far I don't see a game port - usb adaptor like that of cable.
 

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You could install a cheap soundcard, Windows generally doesn't have a problem with having more than one sound system installed. Just make sure the Nforce2 audio is Windows' preferred sound device, and only use the gameport on the soundcard.

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