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8Bitdo SF30 Pro Bluetooth Gamepad

SKU: CE04894

$79.95 AUD, inc GST
$72.68 AUD, exc GST
8Bitdo SF30 Pro Bluetooth Gamepad

SKU: CE04894

$79.95 AUD, inc GST
$72.68 AUD, exc GST
11 reviews 0 5 5


  • $6.95 Standard (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $9.95 Express (Overnight*, tracked)
  • $3 Economy Post* (3-7 days, no tracking)
  • FREE Pickup (Newcastle only)

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This product has been replaced by: CE05642

The SFC30 Pro is the world's most advanced multi-purpose, wireless controller. It features dual bumpers/triggers, haptic vibration feedback, dedicated home and screenshot buttons, motion detection, clickable joysticks, as well as a standard control set.

It connects to your devices using Bluetooth 4.0 or the included USB C cable, and it supports the largest collection of devices to date. It can also be upgraded via firmware releases to keep up to date with new tech, so it's always ahead of the curve.

For those wondering about the difference between the SF30 and SN30 Pro, the only difference between the two is the colour scheme. The SN30 Pro features grey and two-tone purple as per the American release of the original SNES controller. The X and Y buttons are also concave rather than convex. The SF30 Pro has multi-coloured buttons which are all convex as per the international SNES console (which we all know and love here in Australia).

What's in the Box:

  • SF30 Pro GamePad
  • USB C cable
  • Getting started booklet

Control Set:

  • 2x Analog joysticks
  • ABXY buttons
  • D-Pad
  • Start & Select buttons
  • Home & Screen shot buttons
  • R1/L1 bumpers & R2/L2 triggers
  • Motion detection
  • Haptic vibration feedback

Tech Specs:

  • Support for Android, macOS, Windows, Nintendo Switch, Steam, and more
  • 157mm x 98mm x 50mm
  • 250g
  • Built-in rechargeable battery
  • Approx 18hrs battery life
  • Firmware updates via USB
  • Authentic feel and control
  • X-input, D-input, Mac mode, Nintendo Switch mode

For more info, check out the SF30 Pro product page at 8Bitdo.

**Note that this controller isn't an MFi certified controller so the Bluetooth mode is only supported in iCade for iOS**

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Product Comments

Customer Reviews

  1. Review by Adam verified purchaser

    Feels great, needs to be setup per console on RetroPi and found it would sometimes not connect automatically on boot up on the Pi but this could be a setting I have missed. Definitely recommend if you are looking to setup a RetroPi (Posted on 7/08/2018)

  2. Review by Brett verified purchaser

    Awesome controller, works perfect with my SNES classic. Super fast delivery. One very happy customer. Thanks Core Electronics. Highly recommend!!! (Posted on 26/07/2018)

  3. Review by Leanne verified purchaser

    Item arrived well packaged and earlier than expected. Easy transaction. Thank you. (Posted on 24/07/2018)

  4. Review by Benita verified purchaser

    Great controller, was able to pair it up with my pc and retropie setup.

    Core was the only supplier who had these in stock and delivery was quick! (Posted on 28/04/2018)

  5. Review by Jake verified purchaser

    Fantastic controller all around. Responsive analogue sticks, nice clicky buttons, and is comfortable to hold in the hand. Once I got it into the correct mode I have had no issue with my PC or my Switch. D-Pad is a little mushy compared to other controllers, but it's something I've learned to work around. Happy customer! (Posted on 13/04/2018)

  6. Review by kane verified purchaser

    Awesome pro controllers, love the modern functionality with the retro snes styling!! (Posted on 27/03/2018)

  7. Review by Finn verified purchaser

    Controller works perfectly, few minor hiccups, but mainly around games having broken controller support. Works great for emulation too! (Posted on 12/03/2018)

  8. Review by Kristian verified purchaser

    Excellent controller! i have been using it with my nintendo switch to replace my 8bitdo FC30 PRO.
    Analog sticks are just like the ps4 controller's, very smooth and responsive without being 'too' responsive, like the ones on the 8bitdo FC30pro/NES30pro.
    face buttons and shoulder buttons work great, they have a nice feel with you press them.
    Vibration was terrible at first, too loud and shakey. then after i updated the controller to the latest firmware it was perfect.
    motion controls work perfectly, tested them with ZELDA breath of the wild.

    overall i am very satisfied, will definatley be purchasing again. the only thing missing from the offical pro controller is the NFC for amiibo, is is no problem as my joycons are always connected to my switch anyways if i need to use amiibo (Posted on 22/01/2018)

  9. Review by Scott verified purchaser

    This might be my favourite controller ever. The face buttons are great, the analogue sticks are tight but don't require a lot of force to move, the dpad is perfect and the shoulder triggers are are marvel.

    That doesn't even take into account that it also has motion control that's as good as the Joycons for the Nintendo Switch and some pretty decent rumble. This is basically what would happen in a Switch Pro controller and a Super Nintendo controller had a baby, for nearly half the price of modern controllers.

    Well worth it! (Posted on 30/12/2017)

  10. Review by Ramon verified purchaser

    Awesome. Exactly what I was looking for. Couldn’t be happier. Arrived in no time in time for Christmas. (Posted on 29/12/2017)

  11. Review by Aaron verified purchaser

    The perfect controller. Works great on my Switch, PC, and Android devices. Easy to setup and update.
    Shipped quickly too! (Posted on 29/12/2017)

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We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (3-7 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $9.95 for Express Post (Overnight for most of Australia, 2+ days for rural, tracked)
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Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
NSW, 2289

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