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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Compatibility list

IMPORTANT: This is not a complete list. If your controller or game 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
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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SystemTested bySupportedComments
Sony HB-10raphnet.Yes