Origin8 Wireless controller for original Nintendo NES, Nintendo Switch & most USB enabled devices - Red & Black | Retro-Bit

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Includes USB® and NES® wireless receivers 
Optimized for NSO's classic libraries 
Compatible with USB®-enabled devices via USB® Receiver 
Compatible with original or 3rd party NES® consoles via NES® Receiver 
Additional ZL and ZR shoulder buttons 
Features Home and Screenshot buttons 
Turbo switches built in for rapid fire for A & B 
500 mAh battery with USB-C fast charging 
3ft/1m USB-C to USB charge cable included 
Utilizes the new V2 chip 


Retro-Bit’s Platinum Collection of retro-inspired controllers has arrived in the 8-bit era with the Origin8. 

It takes inspiration from the classic NES® era of gaming but is re-engineered to accommodate 4-shoulder buttons, Home, and Screenshot buttons. 

The included Turbo switches will alleviate thumb stress as you rapid-fire your way through the classics. 

You will also experience a stable 2.4 GHz wireless connection with the included receiver that supports compatibility with most USB®-enabled devices providing a retro experience on today’s consoles to relive our gaming origins.

Setup Instructions

1) Connect the receiver to the console and power the console on.
2) Hold the pair button on the receiver until the led blinks rapidly on the receiver, then release it.
3) On the controller, press start and the led should blink slowly, then press start again to force the connection to the receiver.

Reconnecting for each use.

To use the controller again after first setup, simply press the start button after booting up the console, the controller should reconnect.

Resetting the controller

You can reset the controller if you are having any issues getting the controller to reconnect.

1) Make sure your controller is fully charged before proceeding
2) On the back of the controller pad, there is a tiny hole. Use an unbent paper clip and push through it.  It will press onto a tiny reset button inside. 

Platform Nintendo NES Nintendo Switch
Colour Red
Manufacturer Retro-Bit
EAN 849172015067
SKU 900786
Weight 365g