Rany Battikh

8BitDo DIY kits for Saturn and Nintendo Dogbone controllers

8BitDo just released 2 separate DIY kits that will basically turn original wired Sega Saturn and Nintendo Dogbone (NES-039) controllers into Bluetooth controllers, making them fully compatible with devices like the Switch, PC and Raspberry Pi. Each kit includes a board that fits snugly under the D-pad and buttons on the inside of the plastic […]

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8bitdo releases DIY Modkits for PS1 & PS1 Classic

You can now add the Playstation & Playstation Classic controllers to the growing list of wireless options from 8bitdo. For those not familiar with the DIY kits from 8bitdo, they essentially allow you to swap the internal circuit board of an original controller from a classic console to replace it with a new Bluetooth version […]

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How to Update Your 8bitdo M30 2.4G if You’re Having Connection Issues

The M30 2.4G by 8bitdo is a fantastic controller for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive that is proven to have low lag AND a low price. Unfortunately, many of the early units suffer from connection issues and unlike the M30 bluetooth edition, there is no obvious way to update the 2.4G receiver that comes bundled with […]

Krikzz Joyzz vs 8bitdo M30 2.4g vs 8bitdo M30 Bluetooth Input Latency “Lag” testing

I recently spotted a post by a member of SmokeMonster’s Discord by the name of Enforcer that had been doing some input latency (lag) testing on the Krikzz Joyzz 6 button Sega Genesis/Megadrive gamepad. He had just finished testing the 8bitdo M30 2.4g controller when he made a comment that he didn’t have the M30 […]

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8BitDo Adds Firmware Update Accesses the PSClassic’s Hidden Menu

8BitDo has just added an interesting option to their wireless USB controller dongle.  After flashing the latest firmware update, you’re able to access the PS Classic’s hidden menu, just by using a simple button combination.  I imagine this is done by spoofing the data being sent through the port, to mimick the exact signal being […]

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8bitdo announces wireless adapter for the Playstation Classic

8bitdo has been on fire over the last year releasing controllers and adapters for many of our beloved past and current consoles.  Today, it’s the Playstation Classic’s turn.  In a tweet, they announced their new wirelesss bluetooth adapter.  If you’re familiar with their products, it looks exactly like their older wireless bluetooth adapter, but instead […]

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8BitDo’s ‘GBros.’ Wireless Switch Adapter

8BitDo has just announced a wireless adapter for the Nintendo Switch.  This allows you to plug in both GameCube and Wii Classic controllers into the adapter, which is then wirelessly connected to the Switch.  The main page lists the adapter as “lag-free”, but that’s hard to believe considering you first have to convert the controllers […]