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I'm Trying To Use A Smartjoy Frag Keyboard Adaptor In Dosxbox

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#1 ellington66


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Posted 31 July 2011 - 10:21 PM

But I can't get it to work like a keyboard. Has anyone used one in dosxbox? The problem I'm having is the keyboard works and I can move around with it but when it's time to type I can't use the keyboard to type I can just move the arrows around and click a letter with the virtual keyboard

#2 JLsoft


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Posted 31 July 2011 - 10:49 PM

Things like the SmartJoy FRAG are just for translating mouse movements and key presses into gamepad stick movements and button presses. They don't let you use a keyboard for inputting actual characters. The reason the arrow keys worked are because they're being converted to D-pad presses on the XBox side biggrin.gif

You'll want to get (or make) a simple USB jack -> XBpx plug cable/adapter, and use a USB PC keyboard with it.

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Posted 01 August 2011 - 03:53 AM

I was afraid that was the problem sad.gif

I have been looking at guides for awhile and I think this looks like the best option for me. Would this work for dosxbox?


Thanks for the help

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Posted 01 August 2011 - 03:59 AM

That USB mod would work (it did for me), although you could always just get an Xbox USB Adapter cable.

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