Raphnet adapter management tool

Graphical user interface and command-line tools to manage raphnet adapters.

  •  Main window with N64 controller connected
  •  N64 Mempak editor
  •  Transfer Pak : Display cartridge information
  •  Transfer Pak: Backuping cartridge save RAM
  •  Gamecube to N64 adapter management
  •  PCEngine to USB adapter management

Description

Graphical user interface and command-line tools to manage raphnet adapters.

Features:
  • Firmware update[1]
  • Firmware version display
  • Supports multiple adapters connected simultaneously (shows a list to choose from)
  • Adapter configuration
    (actual features available depends on model)
    • Controller poll interval
    • GC full range sliders
    • GC Inverted triggers
    • GC Sliders as buttons
    • Disable analog triggers
    • DPad as buttons
    • DPad as axes
    • Swap R and L sticks
    • Enable Nunchuk accelerometers (X,Y and Z)
    • Reverse scroll direction
  • Connected controller type display.[2]
  • Built-in vibration/rumble test. (N64/GC only)
  • For Windows and Linux

N64 to USB adapter-specific features:
  • Controller pak ("mempak") read/write.
  • Built-in controller pak editor
  • Supports .N64 and .MPK controller pak image files.
  • Transfer Pak support:
    • Read/write cartridge save ram (backup your saves!)
    • Cartridge information display
    • Cartridge dumping
Gamecube to N64 adapter features[3]:
  • Firmware version display and update
  • Configuration display (currently read-only)
  • Coming soon: Button mapping editor, configuration editor


[1] Firmware update is only supported on adapters with advXarch technology.
[2] Requires an adapter with advXarch technology and depends on the type of controller (ie: Some controllers are not detectable)
[3] To manage a Gamecube controller to N64 adapter, a raphnet-tech N64 to USB adapter is required.
This project is open-source and developed on GitHub: raphnet/gcn64tools. Suggestions, patches, pull-request and issues are welcome.

Download(s) & Link(s)

Version: 2.1.25 - Latest

Date
September 2, 2021
File(s)
raphnet-tech_adapter_manager-install-2.1.25.exe (18.9 MB)
raphnet-tech_adapter_manager-2.1.25.tar.gz (2.5 MB)
Changes/Comments
  • Support for inverting X/Y joystick axis (for firmwares supporting it)
  • Classic to GC/Wii firmware version 1.6 : New button mapping added
  • SNES to GC/Wii firmware version 2.4 : Fix a centering/drift issue in games where the dead zone is very small
  • SNES to N64 firmware version 1.6 : Added a new mapping (mode 4)

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Version: 2.1.24

Date
July 14, 2021
File(s)
raphnet-tech_adapter_manager-install-2.1.24.exe (18.9 MB)
raphnet-tech_adapter_manager-2.1.24.tar.gz (2.5 MB)
Changes/Comments
  • Classic to GC/Wii firmware version 1.5 : Fix a centering/drift issue in games where the dead zone is very small.
  • N64 to GC/Wii firmware version 2.4 : Fix a centering/drift issue in games where the dead zone is very small.
  • Improvoved N64 transfer pak performance by automatically disabling controller polling during operations.
  • Firmware update for the Saturn to USB v2 adapter (HSS-07 fix)
  • Support for AnodeSNES v2
  • Support for future adapters. (PCFX, Intellivision and Virtual Boy)

Version: 2.1.23

Date
March 10, 2021
File(s)
raphnet-tech_adapter_manager-install-2.1.23.exe (18.8 MB)
raphnet-tech_adapter_manager-2.1.23.tar.gz (2.5 MB)
Changes/Comments
Updates for Classic to USB, GC/N64 to USB, Dreamcast to USB, Classic to N64, Gamecube to N64...
  • New Classic controller to USB adapter firmware version 2.2.4: Add support for connecting a button to the RJ11 connector on Wii Guitars.
  • GC/N64 to USB adapter firmware version 3.6.1: Brawler 64 wireless support and new Swap main joystick and D-Pad feature.
  • New Classic controller to N64 adapter firmware v2.1.0: Fixes a joystick value overflow (Corrects a problem with some controllers, such as Wired Fight Pads, where pointing the stick all the way down did the same as pointing it up)
  • New Gamecube to N64 adapter firmware v2.3:
    • Add a way to invert Joystick and C-Stick values (For instance, inverted up/down)
    • The C-Stick is now auto-calibrated like the main joystick (Fixes drifting)
    • The Controller Pak (Memory card) can now be disabled (In management mode, press R, then Y to enable/disable it)
  • New Dreamcast to USB adapter firmware 2.0.1: Fix a problem where the sliders were too sensitive and would jump to a negative value when fully held down under Windows.
  • Support for the Swap main joystick and D-Pad feature of some adapters
  • The poll frequency (in Hz) resulting from the current poll interval setting is now shown for reference.
  • Support for a future 'button holder' option.

Version: 2.1.22

Date
November 7, 2020
File(s)
raphnet-tech_adapter_manager-install-2.1.22.exe (18.8 MB)
raphnet-tech_adapter_manager-2.1.22.tar.gz (2.5 MB)
Changes/Comments
  • Add support for Dreamcast to USB v2 adapters
  • Improve Classic controller to N64 adapter support

Version: 2.1.21

Date
May 8, 2020
File(s)
raphnet-tech_adapter_manager-install-2.1.21.exe (18.8 MB)
raphnet-tech_adapter_manager-2.1.21.tar.gz (2.5 MB)
Changes/Comments
  • Add Classic controller/Wiitar to USB adapter firmware version 2.2.2:
    • Add support for Taiko drums
    • Enable high resolution (8 bit instead of 6) classic controller reading. (more info on this here)
    • SN30 receivers left ghost input fixed thanks to the above.
    • 2-player adapters now usable in 2-player mode again.
  • Add Neo Geo to USB adapter support

Version: 2.1.20

Date
October 28, 2019
File(s)
raphnet-tech_adapter_manager-install-2.1.20.exe (18.1 MB)
raphnet-tech_adapter_manager-2.1.20.tar.gz (2.4 MB)
Changes/Comments
  • Add Classic controller/Wiitar to USB adapter firmware version 2.2.0:
    • Add support for Wii Turntables
    • Add support for Drawsome tablets (mouse mode only)
    • Faster communication (slightly improved performance in 1ms mode)
  • Add a mode for 2 player adapters running in single-player mode
  • Prepare for GC/N64 to USB adapter firmware 3.7

Version: 2.1.19

Date
August 30, 2019
File(s)
raphnet-tech_adapter_manager-install-2.1.19.exe (18.1 MB)
raphnet-tech_adapter_manager-2.1.19.tar.gz (2.4 MB)
Changes/Comments
  • New N64 to GC/Wii firmware v2.2: Fix the L+R mapping.
  • New Classic controller to GC/Wii firmware v1.3: Special mappings for playing Mario Kart on the switch with a Nunchuk or a NES classic controller.
  • Add support for a Famicom to USB adapter (controller and keyboard modes).

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