Wiring

Ethernet Cable Usage

num color joystick buttons trackball
1 orange/white up 1  
2 orange right 2 y1 (yellow)
3 green/white down 3 y2 (green)
4 blue left 4 x2 (blue)
5 blue/white     x1 (purple)
6 green ground ground ground (black)
7 brown/white      
8 brown     5V (red)

Patch panel ports

12 port patch panel

  • Player 1: ports 1-6
    • port 1: Joystick 1
    • port 2: Joystick 1
    • port 3: Buttons
    • port 4: Buttons
    • port 5: Trakball/Spinner
    • port 6:
  • Player 2: ports 7-12
    • port 1: Joystick 1
    • port 2:
    • port 3: Buttons
    • port 4: Buttons
    • port 5: Trakball/Spinner
    • port 6:

Surface mount ports

num color port 1 port 2 port 3 port 4
1 orange/white player 1 start Atari 800 Start Coin 1  
2 orange player 2 start Atari 800 Select    
3 green/white player 3 start Atari 800 Option    
4 blue player 4 start      
5 blue/white left button      
6 green ground ground ground ground
7 brown/white middle button      
8 brown right button      

Trackball

I’m using the Ultimarc U-Trak which has the following wiring:

Red 5 Volts Black GROUND Purple X1 Blue X2 Yellow Y1 Green Y2