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Driver: Kempston Joystick Interface navigation in Next Menu System.

Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:30 am
by paulland
As a stepping stone to another project I have created a Spectrum Next driver that will allow you to use a Joystick on port 1 (left) to navigate the Next menu system when the interface type is set as Kempston.

It has an added benefit of also allowing you to also use the same Kempston interface setup with games set to 'cursor' type.

It requires NextOS 1.98 > which translates to the TBBLUE SD Distribution v.0.8c https://www.specnext.com/latestdistro/

The .zip includes instructions but if you are stuck feel free to ask.

This is a beta release and my first Assembler code. If there are any issue please feel free to log them here instead of the Facebook group to keep some semblance order.

Paul Land

Re: Driver: Kempston Joystick Interface navigation in Next Menu System.

Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:02 am
by Bleugh
Awesome work! Now to find where my wife has hidden my Next

Re: Driver: Kempston Joystick Interface navigation in Next Menu System.

Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:19 pm
by SevenFFF
Nice one Paul!

Re: Driver: Kempston Joystick Interface navigation in Next Menu System.

Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 4:32 pm
by NML32
Thanks, this is very helpful.

Re: Driver: Kempston Joystick Interface navigation in Next Menu System.

Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:44 pm
by Timbucus
It works well and I have been running it with MOUSE.DRV from the distribution and the new UART.DRV I have running and I can still receive data over the ESP so the three drivers seem to work well together!

Re: Driver: Kempston Joystick Interface navigation in Next Menu System.

Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:17 am
by paulland
So far so good!

Re: Driver: Kempston Joystick Interface navigation in Next Menu System.

Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:42 am
by beanz
Nice! thanks for this, works well so far.

Re: Driver: Kempston Joystick Interface navigation in Next Menu System.

Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:41 pm
by x24b
Once my new kempston type joystick, ProPad thingy arrives, I'll give it a whirl. Thank you!

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Re: Driver: Kempston Joystick Interface navigation in Next Menu System.

Posted: Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:31 am
by beanz
Doesn't seem to work with the new update.

Re: Driver: Kempston Joystick Interface navigation in Next Menu System.

Posted: Sun Aug 05, 2018 1:45 pm
by SevenFFF
It has been tested. Can you check your joystick is set to Krmpston? Or post your config.ini?