4x SNES and/or NES controllers to USB adapter circuit

A Circuit that can be used to connect up to 4 SNES and/or NES controllers to a PC's USB port.

$19.54 CAD
(approx. $14.65 USD )

Product Description:
With this circuit, you can build a box or cable which can connect up to 4 Nes and/or Snes controllers to a PC. Perfect for playing old games with friends.

  • Up to 4 controllers simultaneously can be used. Any combination of NES and/or SNES controllers.
  • Auto-detects NES and SNES controllers.
  • Supports the NES Four Score (connect it to ports 1 and 2). FourScore auto-detection is done at power-up.
  • Supports the SNES Multitap (Tested only with the Naki Tribal Tap). Requires specific wiring.
  • No special drivers required. Works with Win98/ME (DirectX required), Win7/8/10 (32&64-bit versions), Win2K, WinXP, MacOS X, Linux and it should also work with other operating systems supporting USB and HID joysticks.
  • Apperas as four indepentant game controllers under Windows and Linux.
  • Board dimensions: width=27.5mm, height=17.7mm, thickness=3.4mm
  • New firmware version 1.5
Picture Gallery:
Gamepad wiring diagram
SNES Multitap wiring diagram
Example project: Dual NES (or Four Score) to USB
Example project: 2 NES 2 SNES to USB Box
Example wiring
NES Four score (or 2 controller) adapter example
SNES Multitap to USB

Ships within 5 business days unless noted otherwise (out of stock, pre-order, etc). (*)
Item # BRD-4NES4SNES In stock
Description 4nes4snes: Pre-assembled and pre-programmed. Just solder your USB and gamepad wires.
Price $19.54
Note: Prices are in canadian dollars (CAD) and may change without prior notice. If necessary, currency conversion will be done automatically by PayPal.

  • Orders are normally prepared and shipped within 5 business days. unless otherwise noted.
  • The transit time varies according to the country of destination, but between 4 and 10 20 business days are typical (currenty slower due to effects of COVID-19).
  • Business days are Monday to Friday, with the exception of holidays (Canadian or in the destination country).
  • We ship from Canada.
  • Orders shipped outside Canada may, depending on the destination country, incur additional import duties, taxes and charges. Those are not included and are the buyer's responsibility. Be aware that for some countries, the additional fees can be very significant (eg: Over half the product price). It is your responsability to research prior to placing an order.

IMPORTANT: This is not a complete list. If your controller or game does not appear here, it simply means that we did not get the chance (or the idea) to test it, or that no one let us know that it works.

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This is an open source project. Sources and schematics available on the 4 SNES and/or NES controllers to usb project page.