SMS/Megadrive controller to MSX adapter

An adapter cable for using SMS or Megadrive controllers on an MSX computer.

  •  This adapter
  •  Example compatible controllers
  •  Example use
  •  Packaging (back)
  •  Packaging (front)


This adapter makes it possible to use controllers meant for SMS or Megadrive on a MSX computer. An excellent solution if you do not have an MSX-specific joystick or controller but already own several SMS or Megadrive controllers.

  • Supports SMS controllers
  • Supports most Megadrive controllers. (Only buttons B and C are usable)
  • Cable length: Approximately 160 cm / 62 in.
  • Color: Black

Please note: If you use a Megadrive controller, only the D-Pad and two buttons (B and C) will be functional.


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DescriptionSMS/MD controller to MSX adapter
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Tested controllers

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ModelTested bySupportedComments
SMS controller (Model 3020)raphnet.Yes
Megadrive 6-button controller (Model MK-1653)raphnet.Yes
Megadrive 3-button controller (Model 1650)raphnet.Yes

Tested computers

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ModelTested bySupportedComments
Sony HB-10raphnet.Yes