Gamecube controller to Wiimote adapter

An adapter for connecting a Gamecube controller as a classic controller to a Wii remote.

  •  ADAP-GC-WIIMOTE
  •  Connectors
  •  Example use (with old adapter version)

Description

This adapter cable makes it possible to use a Gamecube controller on a Wii or Wii-U by connecting to the wiimote as a classic controller. Ideal for Wii virtual console games on systems without gamecube ports.

Features:
  • Supports Gamecube controllers (only tested with Nintendo official wired controllers[1])
  • Works on Wii and Wii U (through a Wiimote - not included)
  • 5 Button mappings available (see instruction sheet)
  • Low latency (less than 3ms)
  • Compatible with American, European and Japanese controllers and consoles.
  • Compatible with the NES/SNES Classic Editions.
  • Firmware v2.1.1
[1]DOL-003 controllers: Original Gamecube controller, Japanese controller with extra long cable and Super Smash Bros. edition controllers.

Not supported:
  • Wavebird not supported.
  • Vibration/Rumble not supported.
  • Gamecube games (as they have no support for the classic controller), unless you use Devolution or Nintendont. (not tested)
Note: Cable color and length may differ.
This adapter is built using our NES/SNES/N64/Gamecube controller to Wiimote circuit.

Ordering

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In stock : Ships within 5 business days unless noted otherwise (out of stock, pre-order, holidays, etc).
For the new year holidays, orders placed from December 26 (2022) to January 9 (2023) will only be shipped after January 10.

Item #ADAP-GC-WIIMOTE
DescriptionGamecube controller to Wiimote adapter
Price$21.49

We normally ship within 5 days (excluding week-ends and holidays) after payment.
Prices are in US dollars and are subject to change without notice.

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
Standard GC controller (Nintendo DOL-003)raphnet.YesAll regions
Hori Digital Gamecube controller-Unknown / Not testedIf you test, please let us know!
Chained with other adapters (eg: PSX to GC, etc)raphnet.NoIn most cases, will not operate correctly. If working at all, latency of multiple adapters adds up and button mapping can be difficult.

Tested Systems

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SystemTested bySupportedComments
Wii virtual consoleraphnet.YesAll regions
Wii homebrewraphnet.YesGame/software must support Classic controllers
Wii gamesraphnet.YesGame/software must support Classic controllers
Nintendo Switch through a 8BitDo GBros.raphnet.Yes
SNES/NES miniraphnet.PartialOnly for official games and firmwares. N64 emulators have issues with the joystick.
Gamecube games on Wiiraphnet.NoThis could be possible using Devolution or Nintendont, but we have not tested.

Download(s) & Link(s)

DescriptionLink
Instructions sheet for version 1.7+ (English)gc_extenmote_sheet_rev1.7_en.pdf
Instructions sheet for version 1.7+ (French)gc_extenmote_sheet_rev1.7_fr.pdf
Instructions sheet for version 1.7+ (Japanese)gc_extenmote_sheet_rev1.7_ja.pdf
Instructions sheet for version 1.5 (English)gc_extenmote_sheet_rev1_en.pdf
Instructions sheet for version 1.5 (French)gc_extenmote_sheet_rev1_fr.pdf
Instructions sheet for version 1.5 (Japanese)gc_extenmote_sheet_rev1_ja.pdf

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