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INCORRECTi just wanna confirm you that pin 2 and 3 were used by accessories like the light gun, power glove, fous score, R.O.B., the dance pad......APPROVED
CORRECTThanks This helped me with my led mod. I backlt the Nintendo logo on my controllers using two red LEDs. I didnt need to use resistors as they were 5V LEDs. It looks pretty good. If my digital camera worked, I would show you a picture.APPROVED
2008-08-28 21:25:36rev. 2INCORRECTFor some NES controllers the Red wire is Data Clock and the Yellow wire is Serial Data.APPROVED
2013-01-17 08:05:40rev. 6CORRECTAPPROVED
2015-05-04 04:42:48rev. 6CORRECTAPPROVED
2018-07-12 20:27:56rev. 7CORRECTAPPROVED
2019-04-28 10:31:47rev. 7CORRECTAPPROVED
2020-01-27 07:02:39rev. 7CORRECTAPPROVED
2020-06-22 00:57:07rev. 7CORRECTAPPROVED
2022-06-16 17:02:09rev. 7CORRECTAPPROVED

History of users contributions

Date Content
Author Comment
2008-09-25 21:09:30rev. 4Joost ThijssenFor some NES Controllers Red/Yellow wire is swapped
2012-04-02 21:51:36rev. 5
2022-11-27 18:33:02rev. 7RunnerPackFixed the description of how the shift register works

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