M30 2.4G FAQ

    What is the difference between M30 2.4G and M30 Bluetooth controller?
  • The differences are:
  • A. M30 2.4g - 2.4G wireless technology
  • It has a dedicated 2.4g receiver included.
  • It works with original Sega Genesis, Mega Drive model 1 & 2, Analogue Mega Sg.
  • On USB connection, it works with Switch, Windows and Raspberry Pi.
  • B. M30 Bluetooth controller - Bluetooth wireless technology
  • It works with Switch, Windows, macOS, Android, Raspberry Pi as well as all the devices.
  • 8BitDo Bluetooth receivers/adapters support.
  • There are four LED lights on the bottom of the controller indicating the controller mode.
    What systems does it work with?
  • It works with original Sega Genesis, Mega Drive model 1 and 2, Analogue Mega Sg.
  • If you wish to use it with Switch, Windows and Raspberry Pi, you need to use a USB cable for this.
    Does it work with 8BitDo Bluetooth receivers/adapters?
  • No, it does not. It only works with the 2.4g receiver which comes with it.
    What do the two shoulder buttons do?
  • When it is used with Mega Drive:
  • L = Z
  • R = C
  • On USB connection:
  • C = R1
  • Z = L1
  • L = L2
  • R = R2
    Can I use it with Sega Saturn, PS3, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii, Wii U?
  • No, you can not.
    Can I use it on any device which uses the same controller port?
  • This can not be guaranteed as different devices apply different output wattage.
    Does it work with other 2.4g receivers by 8BitDo, for instance, SN30 2.4g receiver?
  • No, it does not work any other 2.4g receiver except for the one which comes with this controller in the box.
    Can I use two M30 2.4g on one Mega Drive?
  • Yes, you can. One receiver for one controller port. One receiver for one controller.
    What do 3 button mode and 6 button mode actually do?
  • Since some games do not recognize 6 button mode, therefore, you need to swap it to 3 button mode which can be read and used by those games.
  • To sway between these two modes: press and hold MODE button on the controller for 3 seconds. Blue LED on the receiver blinks twice to indicate the success of mode switching.
  • *Default mode on the controller - 6 button mode.
    How do I charge the controller? How long does the battery last when fully charged?
  • We suggest you charge it via a phone power adapter.
  • The controller uses 480mAh rechargeable battery with 1-2 hour charging time. The battery can last up to 35 hours when fully charged.