PCEngine controller to USB adapter

An adapter for connecting a PC Engine controller to an USB port.

  •  The adapter (Grey Edition)
  •  The adapter (Black Edition)
  •  The adapter
  •  Example (with PI-PD6)
  •  Example (with Avenue Pad 6)
  •  Example (with XHE-3 and XE-1AP)
  •  Adapter manager screenshot


With this adapter, you can connect original PCEngine controllers to an USB port for a more realistic emulation experience or general gaming. Built using advXarch technology advXarch for high performance and low latency.

  • Supported controllers:
    • 2-Button controllers
    • 6-Button controllers
    • Multitap (up to 5 ports, for 5 simultaneous controllers)
    • XHE-3 adapter + XE-1AP controller (All 3 analog axis supported)
    • TurboGrafx controllers (adapter required)
  • Low latency
  • Works under Linux, Mac OS X and Windows
  • Updateable firmware
  • Some aspects of the adapter are configurable:
    • The D-Pad can act as buttons or axis
    • Number of players: 1 to 5
    • Configurable polling rate
  • Each adapter has its own serial number.
  • USB cable included.
Management tool: (more info)
  • Easy to use user interface able to manage several adapters.
  • Adapter firmware version display
  • Firmware update function
  • Type of connected controller display
  • Adapter configuration
Total Latency information: (more info)
  • Default setting: 6ms
  • Minimum setting: 2ms
  • None! Uses standard drivers included with supported operating systems.


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In stock : Ships within 5 business days unless noted otherwise (out of stock, pre-order, holidays, etc).
DescriptionPCEngine controller to USB adapter - Grey Edition
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DescriptionPCEngine controller to USB adapter - Black Edition
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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
NEC PI-PD6raphnet.Yes
AvenuePad 6 (NAPD-1002)raphnet.Yes
AvenuePad 3UserYes
XHE-3 + XE-1APraphnet.YesAnalog and digital modes
sodipeng 5 player multitapraphnet.Yes
TurboPad (HES-PAD-01)raphnet.YesTurboGrafx controller to PCEngine adapter required
5 player multitap (NEC PI-PD003)UserYes
Arcade Pad 6 controllerUserYes

Tested Systems

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SystemTested bySupportedComments
Windows 10raphnet.Yes
Mac OS Xraphnet.Yes
Raspberry Pi 3 (RetroPie)UserYes
MISTer FpgaUserYes

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