MD Kit FAQ

    What devices is it compatible with?
  • It is compatible with Switch, Windows, Android, macOS, Raspberry Pi as well as all the devices our receivers work with.
  • It will auto reconnect to any device with the press of START once it has they paired successfully.
    How can I upgrade the firmware?
  • When connected to Switch, you can find on these controllers:
  • A. Download the Firmware Updater from https://support.8bitdo.com/firmware-updater.html first
  • B. Connect the board to your computer via a USB cable
  • C. Choose the right file for your kit to run
    Can I map the buttons? What can I do if I incorrectly mapped the buttons?
  • Yes, you can map the buttons. This is what you can do if the buttons are incorrectly mapped:
  • LEFT + HOME : set Dpad as left analogue stick
  • Up + HOME : reset Dpad
  • Right + HOME : set Dpad as right analogue stick
  • Down + HOME : Swap A/B and X/Y mapping
  • *Press and hold any of the key combinations above for 5 seconds to map the buttons.
  • *LED will blink in red to indicate the success of each button mapping.
  • *You need to reset the buttons manually.
    How can I charge my controller after modifying it? How long can the battery last when fully charged?
  • We suggest you use a phone power adapter to charge the battery.
  • It uses a 180mAh rechargeable battery. It takes about one and half an hour to fully and can last for about 10 hours.
    Can I use it as a wired controller?
  • Yes, you can. Just use the USB cable which comes with it to connect to Switch, Windows, macOS, Android and Raspberry Pi.