Category Archives: NES

DIY “Eye” Controller for NES!

You wouldn’t believe your eyes when you see this, these guys have built a DIY “eye” controller for the NES, controlling Mario with the movement of their eyes.  Certainly, this seems to be going in the right direction and could be a great way to develop it for other applications such as wheelchair controller.

What’s next?  Control a car with your ey

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NES Hacks – How to Make a USB NES Controller!

Running out of ideas on what to do with your old NES controller?  No worries, convert it into a USB NES Controller!

In this instructable, I will show you how to hook up a Nintendo Entertainment System control pad to an arduino, the arduino is in turn running a special sketch that allows it to show up to a PC as a USB HID joystick!

Also see more NES stuff on Zedomax.com!

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Super Mario Bros BeatBox!

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If you thought last week’s Super Mario Bros music with a violin was cool, wait until you hear what this Japanese guy has in for some BeatBox!

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Super Mario Bros Background Song Played with a Violin! [Friday Fun]

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjcFQquHipE&feature=player_embedded#!

For those of you who love Nintendo and Super Mario Bros the game, you are certainly going to love this talented young man playing it all with a violin, even the sound effects Mario makes while playing.

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Super Mario Christmas Tree! [Image]

Nicely done Mario!  via techeblog

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NES Nintendo Controller Pillows!

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Here’s an interesting set of pillows that mimic the NES Nintendo controllers!  Neat, you can get them at Etsy although it’s sold out for now. (via sleeprevolution)

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Arduino Hack – How to Make an NES USB Flash Drive! (with NES security)

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Here’s an awesome NES hack that involves a retro-NES controller hacked as an NES USB Flash drive, also with added NES security that can only be unlocked using the NES controller itself, how brilliant!

At first, I simply wanted to turn the controller into a flash drive and be one of the thousands of videos and blogs of people turning everyday objects into external memory, but ever since I got my first arduino working, I’ve been itching to do something different. I thought, wouldn’t it b

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Super Mario Wallpapers!

My plumber friend is going to love these Super Mario wallpapers!  Awesome! (via twitter)

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Retro T-Shirts Review – Super Marios Bros. and Spiderman T-Shirts from HotTopic!

Well, I finally bought a brand new T-shirt for myself after almost 1 year of no shopping.  I was over at HotTopic at the mall today and noticed this cool Street Fighter II T-shirt.  (Of course, I don’t shop much but I HAD to get this…)

They didn’t have the XL size I wanted so I had to pick another one, the

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NES DIY – How to Make Your Own DIY NES Arcade Machine!

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Here’s a great way to add your own DIY NES arcade machine to your home, make one yourself!

Inside is an old PC and a 17″ LCD monitor. The back of the cabinet has two USB ports and two NES controller ports. You can connect regular, un-modded NES controllers and play with those or use the joystick and buttons on the control panel.

The front end is a simple VB program that auto loads when the PC boots. You never need to connect a mouse or keyboard to load your games. The VB

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