Contents. Features The gamepad's design is similar to that of the stock (more so the Japanese and European version with colored buttons), although it lacks the Start, Select and shoulder buttons, and the shape of the controller's chassis differs slightly, with an inverted curve on the left side.
As originally found in some versions of the controller, the center of the Gravis GamePad's allows a small joystick to be inserted. The resulting action provides increased directional sensitivity, desirable in for example. Both at the top and bottom of the gamepad are switches. One of them removes the normal functionality from 2 of the buttons, and turns them into autofire variants of the first 2. This gave all four buttons functionality even in PC games that only supported two buttons on joysticks or for scenarios when two gamepads are connected with a Y-splitter. The other allows for operation by turning the workings of the D-pad and buttons upside down.
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Details about GRAVIS GamePad Pro Controller USB Model 4211. GRAVIS GamePad Pro Controller USB Model 4211. Email to friends Share on Facebook. Gravis GamePad Pro: Young or old, beginner to advanced, this basic, easy-to-use game pad provides top-of-the-line performance and durability for interactive.
Both switches can be used at the same time. Variations Later, two variations were made, called the GamePad Pro, and GamePad Pro USB, which resemble the original. The GamePad Pro employed advanced signaling techniques (referred to as 'GrIP') to allow for both the use of ten buttons and the simultaneous use of up to four controllers connected by the controller's built-in piggyback plug. A switch on the pack of the non-USB pad could be used to allow the pad to function as a standard four-button pad; otherwise, games could not detect the gamepad unless they were coded with the device in mind (DOS) or a specific driver was installed (Windows).
The latter uses the port and the standards, and is not intended for DOS use. Gravis launched other series of gamepads for the, the, and as well. With wired controller on top The interactive multimedia CD player features a wired controller that is basically the original Gravis PC GamePad in a monochrome, grey color scheme. The Gravis logo is replaced with the Philips logo. There are only two button functions, and the switch at the bottom controls the cursor speed in menus. Reception According to, 'The Gravis Game Pad, one of the first and probably the best PC game pad, has enjoyed steady sales for several years.' Media One icon from the icon set resembles the GamePad.
The GamePad also appears in the video game as a; it appears in the same game as an in the background, which reads 'All kids love Gravis GamePad'. The shareware demonstration version of the game noted that the Gravis Gamepad was the official gamepad of Jazz Jackrabbit.
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