If you want to play games on your NES console but have a strong preference for SNES controllers, or own many cool but snes-only arcade sticks you'd like to use, this adapter is exactly what you need.
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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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|Super Famicom controller SHVC-005 (Japan)||raphnet tech.||Yes|
|Super Nintendo controller SNS-005 (North america)||raphnet tech.||Yes|
|8Bitdo SN30 Retro Set||User||Yes|
|SNES mouse||User||Yes||For games supporting it, such as NEScape!|
|Original NES console (North america)||raphnet tech.||Yes|
|Classiq 2 HD Console||User||Yes|
Q: Can I get a different mapping?
A: Unfortunately different mappings are not possible on this adapter since it is a simple wire-to-wire design without a micro-controller. This not very flexible, but it provides "speed of light" latency (i.e. zero).
Q: But if it's just wiring, can't you just swap wires to remap buttons?
A: No. NES and SNES controllers use a serial protocol. i.e. Button states (bits) are sent by the controller in a specific (and fixed) sequence over a single wire. We would need to introduce a micro-controller in the middle to reorder the bits, and this would mean a completely different design. There are not plans to make one currently.
Ignoring of course the speed of electricity in the extra 5ft of cable. Assuming a velocity factor of 42% the speed of light, this means a latency of about 24ns (0.0000000240 second). Of course it does not matter at all.