[PD] multiple gamepads with hid

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Sun Aug 9 21:30:33 CEST 2009

There is a hardcoded limit in hid, I think its 32 or 64 devices.  I 
think that each OS has a limit too.  A USB bus also has a limit of about 
128, IIRC.  But something like 10 or 20 gamepads should be no problem.


Derek Holzer wrote:
> Unless there  is a hardcoded limit in [hid] this shouldn't be a 
> problem. Your OS should give each gamepad a new HID device number. I 
> imagine you'll need a USB hib for this. Getting those to be consistent 
> (third gamepad is always [hid 7] for example) could be more difficult, 
> however.
> best,
> D.
> Enrique Tomas wrote:
>> Hello!
>> is it possible to use multiple gamepads with [hid]? (let´s say...up 
>> to six)
>> I don´t have more than one right now, the idea is using wireless 
>> rumblepads...
>> have any of you tried before?
>> Thanks...
>> Qq

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