This adapter will make it possible to connect 1 extra joystick to the PC. The gameport contains pins for two joysticks but you will need this adapter to be able to connect two joysticks to one connector.
15 PIN D-SUB MALE to the Computer
15 PIN D-SUB FEMALE to the 1st Joystick
15 PIN D-SUB FEMALE to the 2nd Joystick
|PC||Joy 1||Joy 2|
|Joystick 1 - X||3||3|
|Joystick 1 - Y||6||6|
|Joystick 2 - X||11||11||3|
|Joystick 2 - Y||13||13||6|
- Since pin 12 is often used for MIDI-signals on gameport equipped soundcards it’s better to use the ground from pin 4 & 5, pin 15 is also used for MIDI-signals.