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Teardown: Super NES (PAL) Controller SNSP-005

Disassembled SNES controller

Some days ago, I took apart my SNES gamepad to connect it to an Arduino. And I was astonished by the fact how simple the electronics inside are. OK, I have to mention that those controllers were manufactured since 1990… Basically, the gamepad consists only of 12 buttons, 2 resistors, 1 capacitor and 1 IC. […]

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