Megadrive/SMS controller to Wiimote adapter (v2)

An adapter for using a Genesis/Megadrive or SMS controller as a classic controller conntected to a Wiimote.

  •  Example use
  •  This product
  •  Supports SMS controllers
  •  Supports 3 buttons controllers
  •  Supports 6 buttons controllers
  •  Packaging (front)
  •  Packaging (back)
  •  Old V1 version for reference (not sold anymore)


With this adapter, you can use a Genesis/Megadrive or SMS controller as a classic controller. Ideal for Wii virtual console games!

Supported controllers:
  • Genesis/Megadrive controllers, 3 or 6 buttons
  • Sega Master System (SMS) controllers
  • Atari 2600 controllers
  • Low latency (less than 3ms)
  • Compatible with American, European and Japanese controllers and consoles.
  • Cable length: 30 cm. (approx.)
  • New in V2: Now compatible with the NES and SNES Classic Editions!

Button mapping:
To the games, the adapter apperas as a Classic controller. The button mapping is as follows, enabling controls identical to the original for most Genesis/Megadrive and SMS virtual console games.

Classic controllerMegadrive 3 btn.Megadrive 6 btn.SMS Atari 2600
Dpad Dpad Dpad Directions
Start Plus
A C C 2
B B B 1 Button
Zr Mode

Important: Requires a Wii remote (not included)
Note: The type of controller is auto-detected when the adapter powers-up.


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In stock : Ships within 5 business days unless noted otherwise (out of stock, pre-order, holidays, etc).
DescriptionGenesis/SMS controller to Wiimote adapter v2

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
3-button controller (Sega 1650)raphnet.Yes
6-button controller (Sega MK-1470)raphnet.Yes
6-button controller (Sega MK-1653)raphnet.Yes
SMS controller (Sega model 3020)raphnet.Yes
Atari 2600 joystickraphnet.Yes
8BitDo Retro Receiver for Genesis/MegadriveUserPartialThe XYZ buttons do not work.
Retro-bit Megadrive controller (original port)UserPartialOnly the D-Pad, START, A, B, and C buttons work.
Atari paddle controllerUserNoWill never be supported by this product.
SMS Phaser (light gun)UserNoWill never be supported by this product.
SMS Paddle Control (HPD-200)raphnet.No

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