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SSBM/GameCube Controller Modifications

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The purpose of this page is to put into context the relationship between each particular modifications/customizations GameCube Controller's internals, and the strategic reasoning coupled with them in competitive SSBM.

For tutorials that cover installing any particular modification/customization, visit SSBM/GameCube Controller Mod Documents.

For general information about the base controls of SSBM as they are influenced by stock GameCube Controllers, visit SSBM/Advanced Controls.

Links: The GCC Library - GameCube Controller Internals Guide: Guide to the internals of the Nintendo GameCube Controller.

Simple Controller Modifications

Range of Tools Required (Novice)

GameCube Controller Modifications that fall under this category require no more than the following tools:

  • Stock GameCube Controller Screwdrivers:
    • Triwing Y2.5 - Controller Shell
    • Phillips #1 - Trigger Plates
    • Phillips #0 - (T3 Only) Stick-Boxes
  • Small Tweezers
  • Scissors
  • Sanding Paper

A-/B-/X-/Y-/Z-/START-Buttons and D-Pad

To Be Elaborated On:

  • Button Pad Replacements
  • Bald Buttons
  • Shaved Buttons
  • Stabilized Buttons


L-/R-Shoulder-Buttons

To Be Elaborated On:

  • Button-Pad Replacements
  • Trigger Plugs
    • Full Height
    • Partial Height
  • Ergo-Triggers
  • Metal Trigger Brace Removal
  • Trigger Spring Replacements
    • FIRESCC FIRES Triggers
    • Rienne's Choice Trigger Springs
  • Trigger Spring Shortening
  • Analog-L/R Disabling
    • ADT Calibration


Analog-/C-Sticks

To Be Elaborated On:

Other Cosmetic Modifications

To Be Elaborated On:

Complex Controller Modifications

Range of Tools Required (Advanced)

GameCube Controller Modifications that fall under this category require tools mentioned above, in addition to one or more of the following tools:

  • 3D Printer
  • Soldering Equipment
    • Soldering Iron/Gun
    • Solder
    • Flux
    • Tip Tinner
  • Multimeter
  • Superglue
  • Flush Cutters/Diagonal Cutters
  • Needle-Nose Pliers

A-/B-/X-/Y-/Z-/START-Buttons and D-Pad

To Be Elaborated On:

  • Button Swapping (i.e. Z-Jump)


L-/R-Shoulder-Buttons

To Be Elaborated On:

  • Potentiometer Replacements


Analog-/C-Sticks

To Be Elaborated On:

  • Snapback Capacitor
    • Heartbeat Module
  • Potentiometer Replacements
  • Custom Notches
    • Firefox Notches
    • Shield Drop Notches (Non-UCF/UCF)
  • Capacitor to Delay X or Y Axis Inputs

Cable

To Be Elaborated On:

  • Paracord Cable
  • Detachable Cable

Other

  • 3D-Printed Bracket for Cell-Phone Rumble Motor

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