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Controller [Analyzing the controller]

A project log for Portable Raspberry Pi gaming handheld

Made from a Raspberry Pi 2 B, a 4,3" TFT screen, a powerbank and a modified SNES controller.

LumorLumor 03/28/2015 at 20:150 Comments

Today i recieved my USB SNES controller, i will take it appart and modify it this week.

I made a quick and dirty 'diagram' of the circuit board connections in MS paint to help me decide where to cut the PCB without screwing it up, i wanna do it right the first time ;). I'm probably not going to use the start/select buttons though.

(Red dots are GND, yellow are the signal lines)

I think the following way to cut it will work fine, it's probably best to solder directly to the pads. The middle section is useless (in my case) so i can throw that out. Ofcourse i need to reconnect some ground planes since the connection got cut.

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