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Game port short Jumper 5 two ports.
J3 Pin no    DB15       sig name
  1            1          +5VDC
  3            2          Button 1
  5            3          X Axis
  7            4          Ground
  9            5          Ground
 11            6          Y axis
 15            8          +5VDC
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  2            9          +5VDC
  4           10         Button 3
  6           11         X Axis
  8           12         Ground
 10           13         Y Axis
 12           14         Button 4
 14           15         +5VDC

The Standard IBM Joystick connector utilises a 15 pin Male Db connector:-
Taken from the old IBM book.

Joystick A
   1       Pot common feed
   2       Button  "
   3       X- coordinate slider
   4       Button  "
   5       NC
   6       Y- coordinate slider
   7       NC
   8       NC

Joystick B
   9      Pot Common feed
  10      Button  "
  11      X - coordinate slider.
  12      Button  "
  13      Y - coordinate slider.
  14      NC
  15      NC

  NC = No Connection.
  Pots are 0-100K lin
  The "unused" end of the pots is unconnected.

Name Port Adapter Connections :-
Pin    I/O    Description
-------------------------
 1      >      +5 Volts
 2      <      Button 4
 3      <      Position 0
 4             Ground
 5             Ground
 6      <      Position 1
 7      <      Button 5
 8      >      + 5 Volts
 9      >      + 5 Volts
10      <      Button 6
11      <      Position 2
12             Ground
13      <      Position 3
14      <      Button 7
15      >      +5 Volts


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73 De John, G8MNY @ GB7CIP


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