How can I use two 6-button controllers?

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How can I use two 6-button controllers?

Post by vestcoat » Fri May 13, 2011 3:55 pm

I want to play Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo with a human being. Standard controllers aren't terrible, but I'd like to use 6-button pads. Unfortunately, the ones I've seen don't have pass-through ports. Are there any 6-button pads that do have a port or were any accessories or adapters made to accommodate this?

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Post by vestcoat » Sun May 15, 2011 5:57 am

Still looking for help on this.

I have a 6-button by Performance and it does not have a pass through.

Anyone know about the Sidekick controller?

According to this thread - http://www.cdinteractive.co.uk/3do/foru ... php?t=2120 - the Fighting Sword doesn't have one either and neither does "the SNES adapter." However, I know there are at least 3 SNES adapters. Another SNES adapter, apparently with two ports, is vaguely referred to here - http://www.cdinteractive.co.uk/3do/foru ... php?t=1606 - but no information is given on even what the brand is.

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Post by bitrate » Sun May 15, 2011 7:33 am

There are a few options.

JPF made a dual joystick adapter that would allow you to connect multiple 3DO pads together that didn't otherwise allow daisy-chaining.

JPF had another adapter that allowed a SNES pad and 3DO pad to be hooked up to a console.

There is also the 3D Zero Tribal Tap which allowed for up to 4 SNES pads and 1 3DO pad to be hooked up simultaneously.

The FZ-JS1 Panasonic arcade stick would also work for you as it has a port on the side that would accomodate your 6 button pad.

There are a couple of other products as well, but they are even more difficult to find than these.

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Post by 3DO Experience » Sun May 15, 2011 4:04 pm

I just looked at the pic of that 3D Zero Tribal Tap... oooo I want one LOL. Super UFO also made a smaller one. I'll go dig it out and see if it allows an extra controller.

In the mean time you can look at pics of the FZ-JS1 here.
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Post by 3DO Experience » Sun May 15, 2011 5:01 pm

DOUBLE POST!!! (I should give myself a warning LOL)

Ok, I should have put the unit below the box for forum ease but oh well. Even though the box is a little rough it's still new, lots of shelf wear. I have used it and it works rather nice. I haven't noticed any delay but I only used it a few times. Just so you know there is a switch that lets you choose between 3 and 6 button mode.

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From what I hear this is one of the better ones, although it's not common to find them with the box.

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On the back it clearly reads, when there is no flash, "Extension Controller port (player 2 output)"

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Here are the ports, SNES is port 1 & 3DO is port 2. So you can use some other 6 button 3DO controller or another adapter.
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Post by Austin » Mon May 16, 2011 8:05 am

3DO Experience wrote:DOUBLE POST!!! (I should give myself a warning LOL)

Ok, I should have put the unit below the box for forum ease but oh well. Even though the box is a little rough it's still new, lots of shelf wear. I have used it and it works rather nice. I haven't noticed any delay but I only used it a few times. Just so you know there is a switch that lets you choose between 3 and 6 button mode.

Here are the ports, SNES is port 1 & 3DO is port 2. So you can use some other 6 button 3DO controller or another adapter.
Very nice. Glad to know that these work well. I purchased one new from Game Express but have yet to test it out. They have them for about $8 brand-new, not to mention some of the other sealed 3DO titles they have are relatively cheap, considering..

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Post by 3DO Experience » Mon May 16, 2011 9:49 pm

That is a very realistic price. I just love these people on eBay who keep reporting items way above their value and never sell.
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Post by Austin » Tue May 17, 2011 1:17 am

Yeah.. And at that price, I'm guessing Gameexpress.com has a ton of them in stock..

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Post by 3DO Experience » Tue May 17, 2011 2:51 am

I think I paid $12 for mine...
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