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post #1 of 33
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Hey,

So I just got my adapter of ebay for my PS2 controller to play racing games, and just cause 2 etc. The problem is, it works BUT... The right stick is always pulling another direction.

For example, look up, and it points left, look left, and it points down... etc.

Any ideas how to fix this? I'm useing x360ce vibmod.

Thanks!
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post #2 of 33
Have you tried changing the binds in game?
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What kind of adapter are you using?
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You need to increase the deadzone which you should be able to do in windows. Find the controller properties through the control panel.
    
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post #5 of 33
I have a Philips gamepad that does the same thing, and I never did find a solution. Only works in games where you can specifically set gamepad movement+look controls, which isn't many. I hope you aren't in the same boat with your PS2 pad. If you are, Logitech makes some descent pc pads that are copies of the PS2 layout, that don't have this issue, and are dirt cheap, like $10 if you check around. I think the issue is only evident in games that are expecting a 360 pad now that I think of it. Pressing left and right to look up and down just doesn't work.
post #6 of 33
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Originally Posted by BenRK;11715704 
What kind of adapter are you using?

"PIII & PC Converter"
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Really this is a very normal thing for PC controllers. All PC controllers allow you to set the deadzone. You just need to do that.
    
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post #8 of 33
Never heard of that one.

Anyway, like some others have said, I recommended going into the gamepad settings (found in the control panel on Windows) and recalibrate the controller.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kirby1;11715823 
Really this is a very normal thing for PC controllers. All PC controllers allow you to set the deadzone. You just need to do that.
No, you need to calibrate it.
Before calibration it thinks a slight touch is 100% until it's been calibrated.
Dead zone is something you set when teh calibration is done.
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Originally Posted by Kirby1;11715823 
Really this is a very normal thing for PC controllers. All PC controllers allow you to set the deadzone. You just need to do that.

Thanks, but how do I do this?
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