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Are there any hacks out there for old video game controllers or old TV remotes? Answered

I go to second hand stores a lot and I always see plenty of the old style video game controllers and TV remotes. I think, "What a waste, there must be some use for these controllers as a USB connected control or remote activation device.

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dylwig (author)2009-06-21

Google the type of controller you want modded to usb and most likely you'll find an article or video on how to do it and a lot of those devices have usb converters you can buy

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fwjs28 (author)2009-06-01

xbox controllers and dvd remotes can be easily modified to fit usb and have drivers for windows (its caled xbcd i think) and i think the NES controller can be modifed through some sort of programming kit to hook up to your computer...

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