Classic controller to N64 adapter - V2

An adapter for using a Classic controller on a N64, with a built-in controller pak and highly customizable mappings. A great solution to worn-down N64 joysticks!

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This adapter cable makes it possible to use a Classic controllers on a N64 console. It has been designed as a solution to the worn down N64 joysticks. Reprogrammable mappings solves usability issues caused by the N64 and Classic controller different button layout and number.

This adapter also has a built-in Controller Pak (memory card) to support games needing it. (To games, the adapter looks like a normal controller with a standard Controller Pak always inserted).

  • Supports official and most[1] 3rd party Classic controllers.
  • Uses the Classic Controller High Resolution Mode.
  • High game compatibility thanks to customizable mappings.
  • Up to 4 mappings can be saved, and the default can be set.
  • Built-in controller Pak
  • Upgradeable firmware

Additional information about the built-in Controller Pak:
  • Capacity: 32 Kilobyte (256 Kilobit), like original Controller Paks.
  • Storage medium: Flash (no battery used). Theoretical reliability:
    • Endurance: 1000000 Write cycles
    • Data retention: 100 Years
[1] Please consult the Compatiblity List tab before buying.


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Item #ADAP-CLX-TO-N64-V2
DescriptionClassic controller to N64 adapter (v2)

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Compatibility list

IMPORTANT: This is not a complete list. If something 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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Tested Controllers

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ModelTested bySupportedComments
Classic Controller RVL-005raphnet.Yes
Classic Controller Pro RVL-005(-02)raphnet.Yes
SNES Classic edition controller CLV-202raphnet.Yes
NES Classic edition controller CLV-002raphnet.Yes
Classic controller Pro clone (no part number)raphnet.Yes
Generic SNES controller clone (no part number)raphnet.Yes
8Bitdo SFC30 Pro + Retro Receiverraphnet.PartialAnalog joysticks do not work, so this is useless for most N64 games.
This is not a limitation of this adapter. 8BitDo should update their firmware to implement the analog axes and make the receiver look like a true Classic Controller.
Wired Fight Pad model 085-006 (Wario)raphnet.Yes
Battle Pad, Pikachu (Hori WIU-079(U/E)raphnet.Yes

Games with Controller Pak support tested

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Game/softwareTested bySupportedComments
007 - The World is Not Enoughraphnet.Yes
Blast CorpsUserYes
Bomberman 64UserYes
Coupe du Monde 98UserYes
Diddy Kong RacingUserYes
Duke Nukem 64UserYes
Gex 64UserYes
Holy Magic CenturyUserPartialThis game does not detect the Controller Pak at startup but does after a reset.
International Track & Field Summer GamesUserYes
Mario Kart 64raphnet.Yes
Micro Machines 64 TurboUserYes
MRC: Multi Racing ChampionshipUserPartialThis game does not detect the Controller Pak at startup but does after a reset.
Mystical Ninja Starring GoemonUserPartialThis game does not detect the Controller Pak at startup but does after a reset.
Penny RacersUserPartialThis game does not detect the Controller Pak at startup but does after a reset.
Perfect Darkraphnet.Yes
Rayman 2UserYes
Shadowgate 64 - Trials Of The Four Towersraphnet.Yes
Tony Hawk's Pro Skaterraphnet.Yes
Top Gear Rallyraphnet.Yes
Turok - Dinausaur Hunterraphnet.Yes
Virtual Chess 64UserPartialThis game does not detect the Controller Pak at startup but does after a reset.
Wave Race 64UserYes
WCW MayhemUserYes


Q: What is the difference between the old version (ADAP-CLASSIC-N64) and this new version (ADAP-CLX-TO-N64-V2) ?
A: The form factor has changed (the classic controller connector is now built into the adapter casing) and the firmware has been upgraded to 2.0.

Q: How can I tell which firmware version I have?
A: If the product number written on the adapter is ADAP-CLX-TO-N64-V2, you have firmware 2.0 or newer. If you have an old adapter, you do not have firmware 2.0 unless you upgraded it.

Q: What are the different firmware versions and their differences?
A: Firmware 2.0 adds features and improvements: Inverted axes option, the home button can be mapped, the controller pak can be disabled, there are now 3 joystick conversion modes available, and Classic controller with center drift are now auto-calibrated and compensated correctly.

Q: How can I update the firmware?
A: Using a raphnet N64 to USB adapter and the adapter manager, or a special N64 ROM. Please check the manual (link below) for more information.

Q: Is this adapter available in other colors?
A: At the moment translucent black is the only option.

Download(s) & Link(s)

Mapping generator and manual (English)
Mapping generator and manual (French)

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