Sega saturn controller to USB circuit

This circuit makes it possible to use Sega Saturn peripherals such as controllers and mouse on an USB port.

$19.54 CAD
(approx. $14.65 USD )

Product Description:
This circuit makes it possible to use Sega Saturn peripherals (controllers, mouse) on a PC through an USB port. One can either build an adapter (Using the connector from a Saturn extension) or convert a controller by wiring it directly to the circuit.

  • The Basic controllers (ABCXYZ, L/R and Start buttons). Tested with:
    Sega HSS-0101, Sega MK-80116, Super Pad 8 (P-400), Horipad SS (HSS-11)
  • The analogic controller. Tested with: Sega MK-80117.
  • The mouse (aka "Shuttlemouse"). Tested with Sega HSS-0102.
  • Should also work with the twinsticks.
  • Multitap not supported.
Thanks to USB HID compliance, the adapter works immediately on most modern operating systems without installing special drivers. Tested under Linux, Windows 7/8 64-bit, MacOS X and Sony Playstation 3.

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The circuit
Supports analogic controller (MK-80117)
Supports the Horipad SS (HSS-11)
HSS-0102 Shuttlemouse supported
Performance Super Pad 8 (P-400) supported
Joystick in Win 7
Mouse in Win 7
Win 7 (Joystick dialog)

Ships within 7 business days (*)
Item # BRD-SATURN-USB_20 In stock
Description Sega saturn controller to USB circuit, assembled and programmed (v2.0).
Price $19.54
Note: Prices are in canadian dollars (CAD) and may change without prior notice. If necessary, currency conversion will be done automatically by PayPal.

  • Orders are normally prepared and shipped within 7 business days.
  • The transit time varies according to the country of destination, but between 4 and 10 business days are typical.
  • Business days are Monday to Friday, with the exception of holidays (Canadian or in the destination country).
  • We ship from Canada
  • Orders shipped outside Canada may, depending on the destination country, incur additional import duties, taxes and charges. Those are not included and are the buyer's responsibility. Be aware that for some countries, the additional fees can be very significant (eg: Over half the product price). It is your responsability to research prior to placing an order.

Download(s) & Link(s):
Instructions sheet (English)saturn_usb_sheet_rev1_en.pdf
Instructions sheet (French)saturn_usb_sheet_rev1_fr.pdf
Instructions sheet (Japanese)saturn_usb_sheet_rev1_ja.pdf

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Sega saturn controller to USB adapter
This adapter makes it possible to use Sega Saturn peripherals such as controllers and mouse on an USB port.


This project is an implementation of the following open-source project: Sega Saturn controller to USB adapter project.

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