I have an old CH F-16 Fighter Stick joystick that I would like to use with a robot for remote control(http://thecentralthinkingunit.blogspot.com/
). But the only problem is that I can't figure out how to hack the handle controls. I hacked the potentiometers in the base already but the buttons seem to befuddle me. This is an image of what it looks like is attached. The pcb only has 11 wires going back to the main controller pcb( which is now stripped of parts) but it has around 15 individual buttons.
All help in unraveling this mystery of electronics phenomena is appreciated!