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NEW PRODUCTS – Pimoroni Player X USB Games Controller PCB + Pimoroni Picade Wiring Loom – Version 2

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NEW PRODUCTS – Pimoroni Player X USB Games Controller PCB + Pimoroni Picade Wiring Loom – Version 2


If retro gaming were a sandwich, these two would go together like peanut butter and jelly!

First up, the Player X USB Games Controller PCB!

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This tiny PCB connects to your PC, Mac, or Linux machine via a standard USB micro B cable, and appears as a USB games controller (HID interface). Then it’s just a matter of adding some blingy arcade buttons and a joystick as input. Great for making custom user interfaces, arcade setups, or interfacing with basic button-like sensors.

Your buttons and joystick plug into Player X with male DuPont connectors (jumper jerky), which you’ll find on one end of Pimoroni’s wiring loom.

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Player X PCBs are also stackable, using M2.5 standoffs, so you can use it to build two-, three-, or even four-player controllers! Super Smash party all night!

Features:

  • USB games interface controller
  • No-solder DuPont connectors for joystick and buttons
  • 1 x joystick and up to 12 x arcade buttons
  • Tactile shutdown button
  • Plasma button connector (for even more Pimoroni technicolor button brilliance)
  • Connects via USB micro B cable
  • Mounting holes (M2.5, 58mm apart)
  • Dimensions: 65 x 20 x 7.5mm

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Now for the wiring loom!


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Pimoroni Picade Wiring Loom – Version 2

This wiring loom from Pimoroni has all the cables and connectors you’ll need to connect a joystickarcade buttons, and illuminated button to Picade X HAT. It’s ideal for DIY arcade cabinet builds and retro gaming.

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The loom consists of four separate sets of wires (26AWG), all 35cm long:

  • 5-pin female connector to 5-pin male Dupont connector
  • 12 x spade connectors (2.8mm) to 6x 2-pin male Dupont connectors
  • 12 x spade connectors (2.8mm) to 6x 2-pin male Dupont connectors
  • 2 x spade connectors (2mm) to 2-pin male Dupont connector (for illuminated buttons)

The Picade X Hat is not included, this is just the cables!

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