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  1. Doctopus

    Doctopus I bought MEGA69 and I regret

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    #341 Doctopus, Oct 17, 2020
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    For regular Chinese buttons, see ShinSanwaSwitch by @steelpuxnastik (LHSXF "clone" for Chinese buttons). For hori buttons, just remove the keyboard switch and epoxy a piece of cardboard on the actuator, then epoxy the photointerrupter near the switch holder so the cardboard can pass through the opening gap of the photointerrupter. If you want more precision, you can probably make a T shaped piece in OpenSCAD or something, 3D print it and epoxy it to the actuator. Use any weaker glue (e.g. double sided tape or hot glue at low temperature) if you don't plan to make the mod permanent and willing to sacrifice some vibration resistance.
     
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    jonsilvestro Welcome to DIVA!

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    hmm sounds great! also do you know what the best way to reduce button wobble is?
    (I really need to buy springs for my buttons lmao)
     
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    Doctopus I bought MEGA69 and I regret

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    I never actually tried to reduce the wobble for regular chinese buttons as I don't find them disruptive, but maybe add some duct tape between the gaps?
     
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    jonsilvestro Welcome to DIVA!

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    good idea I should try that and final question lmao, whats the bet way to get the proper springs whether it be buying official ones buying springs that match or making them im open to all ideas
     
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    Doctopus I bought MEGA69 and I regret

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    It's difficult to find springs that aren't super hard from my experience. So I would suggest buying them from Sanwa's Rakuten shop. Although Rakuten closed the English version of ichiba, apparently Sanwa still does international shipping so that's not a big deal.

    BTW to my surprise the springs that comes with my chinese buttons are only 300g. That's still almost 2x compare to OBSA-SP-200G though.
     
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    Doctopus I bought MEGA69 and I regret

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    idk. It's roughly the same price as genuine sanwa springs and it's not even genuine. Doesn't sound like a good deal to me.
     
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    steelpuxnastik ShinSanwaSwitch is near completement

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    Doctopus I bought MEGA69 and I regret

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    Why your GAMO2 controller video looks like it's copy-pasted from tokaku (not hate, just wondering since they are a bit too similar to me)
     
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    correllroy Newbie Player

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    Nah, none taken offense. I did only comparisons of all main PJD titles and consoles (I own PS3, PS4, Switch, and PC, I have more consoles and handhelds) and was my first review so I only did things based on my analyzes so didn't have any look up time, other than name of parts and all used in DIVALLER (Lol some awkward camera angles because my big bro had to hold my phone on my camera stick). But, I only did review based on DM questions I got and address, besides differences of parts, the different feel of HORI as well. Yeah, someone did DM me on twitter, "Did I steal from tokaku?" but nah, just some similar parts now that I look at them.It's only my first review so tried to make authentic. Appreciate the input (no need to say the "No hate" part, I do wanna better my quality and everything in near future of any other review
     
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    Doctopus I bought MEGA69 and I regret

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    I was actually thinking about a possibility that sounds more serious: GAMO2 paid a bunch of youtubers to read their script and explicitly told them to lie abut the sponsorship/paid promo part in full R**D: S***** L***** style. That could also explain why they look similar.

    Thanks for the clarification.
     
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    Oh ok, nah, I paid for it with my own money, especially since Im a Vocaloid lover LOL. That's why in my disclaimer, I did stated "Iam not in anyway shape or form sponsored or endorsed by GAMO2." No problem, glad to provide the clarification. ^_^
     
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    #354 Doctopus, Oct 24, 2020 at 06:32
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    [​IMG]

    All the screw holes for supports are updated. Should be ready to go anytime now (of course after I relocate the front control stuff and add cable passthrough holes).
     
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