Mod Kit for Original Sega Saturn 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.

  • 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 + L+R : set Dpad as left analogue stick
    • Up + L+R : reset Dpad
    • Right + L+R : set Dpad as right analogue stick
    • *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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