Mod Kit for Original Dogbone Controller FAQ

    What systems does it work with? Does it auto reconnect to those systems?
  • It turns the original controller to a wireless bluetooth controller first. The modified controller works with Switch, Windows 10, macOS, Android, Raspberry Pi.
  • It auto reconnects to all the systems mentioned above once they have been successfully paired.
    How can I upgrade the firmware?
  • 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.
  • Note: a. the cable included in the packaging and the circular port attached to the port are for power charging only.
  •             b. be extra careful with power port during the procedure to avoid damaging it.
    How can I charge the controller when modded?
  • The cable included in the packaging and the circular port attached to the port are for charging the battery.
    What should I do if my controller does not charge and there is no LED indication of its charging?
  • A. Open up the controller enclosure with the screwdriver provided in the packaging.
  • B. Connect the board to your PC via a USB cable.
  • C. LED turns on.
  • If there is no LED, it means the power port is damaged.
    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 + Select : set Dpad as left analogue stick
  • Up + Select : reset Dpad
  • Right + Select : set Dpad as right analogue stick
  • Down + Select : 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 1-2 hours to fully and can last for about 10 hours.
    Can I use it as a wired controller?
  • No, you can not. The cable which comes with the board is a USB powering charging cable only.
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