How about a battery powered, Bluetooth gamepad that could fit on your keyring? Well, that's the awesomeness that is the 8Bitdo Zero controller.
8Bitdo are known for their attention to detail when creating gamepads based on vintage gaming controllers, and the 8Bitdo represents that same philosophy, applied to a unique design which packs an insane amount of fun into a tiny package. Play anywhere, and be ready for anything with the 8Bitdo Zero.
It remembers the connection and, depending on the host device, will automatically connect when it's powered up, so say goodbye to messy wires and get Gaming!
So what's in the box?
- Zero GamePad controller
- microUSB cable
- Getting started booklet
- Awesome metal 8Bitdo keyring
Here's a complete list of specs for the Zero:
- Support for Android, Mac and Windows
- 73mm x 35mm x 10mm
- Built-in rechargeable battery
- Approx 20hrs battery life
- Firmware updates via USB
- Authentic feel and control
- 5 different operating modes for different devices
For more info, check out the Zero 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**
Documentation and Resources:
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- $3 for Small Items (4-6 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
- $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
- $8.32 for Express Post (1-2 days, tracked)
- Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)
International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:
- $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
- $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)
If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.
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