Step 1: Mod SNES casing - preparation stage

Open up the SNES controller, remove the plug that connects the cable to the controller, and remove the cable too.

Remove the parts of the casing highlighted in green on the pic with the controller front opened up.

In the last picture, it shows the areas you need to trim off the case backing so the BGP100 board will bit in place.
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would this work on my jailbroken iphone 3gs?
How much do you charge to make one of these for the non tech savvy? lol
&pound;70 (British Pounds) and you provide the controller and the BGP-100 bluetooth controller. The &pound;70 covers labour and normal postage, tracked if UK; extra &pound;5 if tracked wanted outside UK.
I've changed technique since the first couple (make about 4 or 5 on commissions so far). Made it so the controller pad is facing downwards - far better and easier especially when changing the battery.
Been looking for the bgp100 ever since I saw this instructable but kept coming up with sites that were out of stock. Finally I searched google with the phrase bgp100 &quot;in stock&quot; and found dealmaniacs.com has 90+ of them in stock. So I ordered 2!! :) Yeah! This'll be fun. Happy hunting!!
Great find, well done! Let's hope they come up with the goods!
Also, for new snes controllers dirt cheap.<br>http://www.racketboy.com/store/featured/generic-super-nintendo-snes-controller.html<br>Two ordered!<br>Thanks for the tutorial Bacteria!
Hey I saw this and thouht I'd try the same thing but with one of those mini Power A brand wiimotes. I decided to drill to the traces from behind and I might put an external battery pack for easy removal. Still deciding on that I suppose.<br><br>Here is a video of my first solder test with the B button.<br><br>youtube [dot] com/watch?v=FBWpwpaCESE
I Saw that you cut the nes controller's board down a little bit, if i wanted to the same, with for example, an xbox 360 controller, or any controller for that matter, how would i go about cutting it down? is there rules or you know, like guidelines or instructions on how to do this?
You only want to connect to the button traces, scrape the traces down to the copper underneath, use some flux, and solder your tinned wire to the traces.
Ok thanks i definitely need to look into the terminology, i just have one more question, since im new to this, and im guessing the gold lines are the traces, are you allowed to cut through those, or will that create problems...? can you provide me with a video on how to cut through these boards? i know its a lot to ask, but i really would like to learn these things... thanks in advance
So for example by what i mean by problems is this<br><br>http://i52.tinypic.com/fdgetl.jpg<br><br>wont this effect like shortages? or problems with the controller?
Not if you just wire to the traces to extend the connections; If you need to know more, please post in my forum what you want to do and achieve and we can take it from there!
On controllers, yes you can cut through these traces and connect wires to extend the connections to other button contacts. If you need to know more, please post in my forum what you want to do and achieve and we can take it from there!
did you only use the side of the bgp controller that houses the power switch?
The side with the d-pad isn't needed as you can use the wires that go from that to the other board as the connections, they are just traces.
I see why you want to switch controllers

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