SNES controller to Wii/Gamecube cable

An adapter for using SNES controllers on a Wii or Gamecube.

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  •  Example use (Game Boy Player)
  •  Example use (With Switch and Gamecube adapter for Wii U)


This adapter cable makes it possible to use SNES compatible controllers on a Wii or Gamecube. Ideal for Wii virtual console SNES and NES games, the Game Boy Player or other emulators.

  • Supports official and 3rd party SNES controllers.
  • Works on Gamecube, Wii1 and most GC-to-USB adapters.
  • Compatible with the Game Boy Player and many emulators.
  • Compatible with the Switch (combined with a Nintendo Gamecube adapter for Wii U). Firmware v2.2 or newer required.
  • Compatible with American, European and Japanese controllers.
  • 5 Button mappings available (SNES mapping, NES mapping, GC-Player mappings and more)
  • Low latency: 4ms max (¼ of a frame)
  • Firmware v2.2 (latest version). Updateable[2].
  • The 6ft (1.82m) approx. cable also serves as an extension!
New in firmware 2.0: (Released in January 2018)
  • New button mappings for the Game Boy Player
  • New button mapping for Megaman anniversary collection
  • The adapter automatically recalls the previous mapping
  • Updateable firmware [2]
1 This adapter only works on Wii with Gamecube ports! If you have a Wii U or a Wii without gamecube ports, please consider our SNES to Wiimote adapter.
2 Firmware update is performed by chaining the adapter with a raphnet GC to USB V3 adapter (or any variation such as dual Gamecube or Gamecube + N64) and using the adapter manager, or using our GC/Wii adapter updater Wii homebrew tool. Older versions of the adapter running firmware 1.x cannot be updated.


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DescriptionSNES controller to GC/Wii adapter

We normally ship within 5 days (excluding week-ends and holidays) after payment.
Prices are in US dollars and are subject to change without notice.

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
Super Famicom controller SHVC-005 (Japan)raphnet.Yes
Super Nintendo controller SNS-005 (North america)raphnet.Yes
Super Nintendo controller SNSP-005 (Europe/PAL)UserYes
InterAct Superpadraphnet.Yes
NTT Data controller (NDK10)raphnet.Yes
ASCIIWARE Asciipad SNES turbo controller 4900 (North america)UserYes
Pelican Turbo Gamepad PL-100 (North America)UserYes
8BitDo SNES Bluetooth ReceiverUserYes
InterAct SN ProgramPadUserYes
SNES mouseUserNoThe adapter only supports controllers

Tested games/systems

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Game/systemTested bySupportedComments
Wii Virtual Console, SNES gamesraphnet.Yes
Wii Virtual Console, NES gamesraphnet.Yes
Game Boy Playerraphnet.YesUse with Game Boy player button mapping
Megaman anniversary collection (Gamecube)raphnet.YesUse with Megaman mapping
Snes9xGX v4.3.7 on Wiiraphnet.Yes
FCE Ultra GX 3.3.9 on Wiiraphnet.YesUse NES mapping, or remap buttons
Visual Boy Advance GX 2.3.6raphnet.YesUse NES mapping, or remap buttons
Nintendo Switch + Official Nintendo Gamecube adapter for Wii Uraphnet.Yes
Nintendo Switch + Mayflash Gamecube adapter for Wii Uraphnet.No

Download(s) & Link(s)

Button mappings
Button mapping table for v1.4 (old version) (EN)snes_to_wiigc_adapter_manual_v1.pdf
Button mapping table for v1.4 (old version) (FR)snes_to_wiigc_adapter_manualfr_v1.pdf
Button mapping table for v1.4 (old_version) (JA)snes_to_wiigc_adapter_manualja_v1.pdf

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