Some Nintendo fans just can’t part with any of their accessories, even broken NES controllers. Good news, there’s quite a few things you can make with them, such as the wallet above. Continue reading to see them all. Click here for first picture in gallery.
NES Controller MP3 Player with Cartridge Speaker
If you love music and the NES, then this mod is a dream come true. Basically, an NES controller turned MP3 player that plays your favorite songs on a cartridge speaker.
Now before you even read any further. These are not really loud. Just so you know. They are great for sitting at your desk, but you would not want to have them as music for a party or anything. Now you could make a larger more powerful amp, but I didn�t
NES Controller TV Remote
One of our longtime readers — Andy S. — created his own version of the NES Controller TV Remote, complete with numberpad and wireless functionality.
…granted that is nothing new, except ive included a 0-9 numberpad on the back of the unit, its great for functionality
NES Controller Wallet
For the ultimate Nintendo fan, their collection isn’t complete until they’ve got an NES controller wallet, which you can build yourself with these instructions. Here’s what you’ll need:
..one sacrificial Nes controller; small phillips screwdriver; wire snip pliers; UHU glue; Long Zip
NES Controller Optical Mouse
Most optical mice are boring, not this one. To make your own, you’ll need an NES controller, optical mouse, dremel tool, lots of glue, soldering gun, and four-five hours
I considered putting the scroll wheel in because i really prefer my mice with them. It could be done fairly easily but i wanted to keep the form factor. The wheel would have come out right between the red buttons and the “Nintendo” logo. Using the controller you put your palm over the 4 way control and your index finger on the A button
NES System Inside NES Controller
G-Force from BenHeck’s forums unveils his latest creation: a famiclone (Super Joy III) crammed into a standard NES controller, complete with the “2 player version of Tetris, and a level select hacked Contra, among 70 or so more games.”
It doesn’t stop there! This guy added an LED backlight to the Nintendo logo to make it glow, and it even has a second controller port for two-player games or some light gun action