The Adaptador de Controle Playstation PS3/PS4 para PS2/PS1/PC Brook Game Controller Super Converters Magic Box P2-BL was acquired in AliExpress, shop Shenzhen HuaiYu Technology Ltd., to use my Playstation One.
With this adapter you can use controllers Playstation 3 (Dualshock 3) and Playstation 4 (Dualshock 4) in the first Playstation, no Playstation 2, Playstation Classic e PCs. It is also compatible with a number of third-party controllers Playstation 3 and Playstation 4.
Motivation and Purchase
For a lot of people, including me, playing video games on older consoles still great fun, as large or sometimes even higher than in modern consoles. But using controls Wired, usually short, It is something that I have really missed.
Back in the child times I pulled the console to near me, He played sitting on the floor, care and wires hung all the time. But today I prefer the comfort of the couch, preferably in the wireless path. Including already purchased Extenders not to be limited to wires and stretched.
The launch of Wireless 8BitDo drivers for the Super Nintendo, along with the Retro Receivers SNES, They began to change this scenario. The Super Nintendo It was my first classic console to gain wireless controllers.
I still have no solution to the Atari 2600, I continue using it with good old original joysticks CX40 with Extenders. But for the Playstation One I discovered some time ago that there is a perfect solution: the Adaptador de Controle Playstation PS3/PS4 para PS2/PS1/PC Brook Game Controller Super Converters Magic Box P2-BL.
This is an even better solution than the other consoles, it is not a third party controller, the Dualshock 4 It is the natural evolution of the first Dualshock. The Dualshock It is pretty much the proprietor's Dualshock 4, bringing improvements and being wireless.
The Magic Box P2-BL It is not necessarily cheap, then stayed in my wishlist for a while. But last month I decided to finally buy it. I opted for the buying on AliExpress because it was the best value we found.
Unboxing and Tests
The Adaptador de Controle Playstation PS3/PS4 para PS2/PS1/PC Brook Game Controller Super Converters Magic Box P2-BL It came with its original packaging inside a cardboard box, so that there was damaged in transport.
Front of pack out the use of PS3 and PS4 controllers on PS2, without mention of PS1 or PS Classic. They also emphasize the Turbo feature and customize the button functions.
On the back speak again the use of the PS3 and PS4 controllers on PS2, and this time also mention PCs. Again there is no mention of the PS1 or PS Classic.
To understand the lack of PS Classic, for the support it has recently been added, and it takes even update the firmware to work. But why omit the PS1?
There is a diagram showing how to use the Magic Box P2-BL in each case. In the case of PS2, connects the Magic Box P2-BL the console and the controllers are connected to the Magic Box P2-BL. Notice that, in the case of wireless devices, the wired connection is made to register the device on first use, as we also make the Playstation 3 and Playstation 4. After that the cable can be removed and play wirelessly. Registration is not lost when the devices are turned off.
In the case of PC, a USB cable (não even) It must be used to connect the microUSB port Magic Box P2-BL into a PC's USB port. And the connection of the controllers is the same as the Playstation 2.
The package also highlights the USB interface which allows hot swap, the firmware upgradeable, support for vibration and standard XInput.
The product manufacturer is Brook Design, LLC. which manufactures a range of other products, including other types of adapters allowing interoperability of various controllers and consoles.
Inside the package we, plus adapter, an instruction manual in Chinese and English, which explains how to register the drivers and use the turbo function buttons and customizations. Two sticker with the logo Brook are also in the package.
The Magic Box P2-BL It has a wire with a plug PS1 / PS2 controller, a switch to select between PS2 and PC, a button, an LED, a microUSB port to connect to PC, and a USB port to connect the controller.
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In the site there is also a rhythm that indicates which button corresponds to which in each system. Mapping is the most trivial possible. Note that the table includes PS1 and PS Classic:
Check out the photos unboxing from the Adaptador de Controle Playstation PS3/PS4 para PS2/PS1/PC Brook Game Controller Super Converters Magic Box P2-BL:
See also the video of unboxing and testing of the Adaptador de Controle Playstation PS3/PS4 para PS2/PS1/PC Brook Game Controller Super Converters Magic Box P2-BL:
Despite packing Adaptador de Controle Playstation PS3/PS4 para PS2/PS1/PC Brook Game Controller Super Converters Magic Box P2-BL not to mention the first Playstation, drivers of Playtation 2 They are compatible with the Playstation 1, so I did not have any problem in making Magic Box P2-BL work on my Playstation One.
Play with Dualshock 4 on the Playstation One is great. I tested various types of games and everything worked perfectly: buttons, d-pad, joysticks analógicos, vibration, etc. I did not notice any lag. Check out my recent videos gameplay Playstation One I've ever played with Dualshock 4:
recently connected the Magic Box P2-BL to do the firmware update and the update was very quiet. Just put the key in the position XID, and connect the device to the PC with the button to enter the update mode. With the software provided by Brook I did the upgrade in a few seconds.
Took the opportunity to check how is the button mapping on PC. On Windows test with Dualshock 4 I noticed that both D-pad and analog joystick are mapped as directional analog. Square, triangle, X, Circle, L1, L2, R1, R2, Share Options and behave like 10 digital buttons. The second analog, L3 and R3 are inoperative. It's weird, for connecting the Dualshock 4 directly in Windows it is identified separately and properly. Perhaps in games that support the XInput Magic Box P2-BL identifies all resources.
Note I did not do tests with the Playstation 2 not com o Playstation Classic why not have the. Also I did tests with the Dualshock 3, therefore I do not intend to use them with the Magic Box P2-BL. Let also do more tests with PCs, because Dualshock 4 It connects via Bluetooth directly on Windows PCs, and the Dualshock 3 I also have no interest to use the PC. Por fim, also I did tests with alternative controls, as the steering wheel Logitech G29.
Previously I used to do all kinds of tests with this type of product to make good full article. But I have noticed I have not been getting my return these articles on classic consoles and accessories. My impression is that no one reads, so I limited my tests the features that interest me.
These are the package tracking information obtained in the AliExpress:
2019.06.04 18:22 (GMT-7): Delivery successful 2019.05.30 21:31 (GMT-7): Cleared customs 2019.05.30 13:34 (GMT-7): Started customs clearance process 2019.05.30 13:31 (GMT-7): Accepted by Last Mile Carrier 2019.05.24 09:13 (GMT-7): Departed country of origin 2019.05.22 09:11 (GMT-7): Shipment accepted by airline 2019.05.21 09:13 (GMT-7): Shipment left country of origin warehouse 2019.05.20 18:41 (GMT-7): Shipment at country of origin warehouse 2019.05.20 18:11 (GMT-7): Shipment dispatched
Through the code LP + 15 digits, that appears in the system AliExpress, You can get the code from ePacket posted in Sweden (LB + 9 digits + SE), by using the site system Cainiao, that displays the following information:
Delivered 2019-06-04 18:22:00 Import clearance success 2019-05-30 21:31:00 Import clearance start 2019-05-30 13:34:00 Arrive at destination country 2019-05-30 13:31:00 Hand over to airline 2019-05-24 09:13:00 Depart from transit country or district 2019-05-23 19:40:00 Arrive at transit country or district 2019-05-23 17:49:00 Received by line-haul 2019-05-22 09:11:00 Outbound in sorting center 2019-05-21 09:13:06 Inbound in sorting center 2019-05-20 18:41:29 Accepted by carrier 2019-05-20 18:11:29
And these are the information obtained on the site of the station:
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|Customs supervision terminated|
|Object received by the post Office of Brazil|
This is the table-summary of purchase:
|Product Name:||Adaptador de Controle Playstation PS3/PS4 para PS2/PS1/PC Brook Game Controller Super Converters Magic Box P2-BL|
|Name Original:||Brook Super Converter Adapter for PS3 PS4 to PS2 Controller Adapter use PS3/PS4 Fightstick Gamepad Play on PS2 Console|
|Store:||AliExpress | Store: Shenzhen HuaiYu Technology Ltd.|
|Current value:||R$ 166,88 (US$ 40,78)|
|Payment Method:||Credit Card Visa International|
|Shipping Type:||Aliexpress Standard Shipping|
|Package Home Country:||China|
|Time in Transit:||15 days|
|Declared content:||Mini USB Cont|
|Type Marked Content:||Others|
|Declared Value:||USD 13.50|
The Adaptador de Controle Playstation PS3/PS4 para PS2/PS1/PC Brook Game Controller Super Converters Magic Box P2-BL delivers what it promises. Moreover, meets even more promising if we consider that it works with Playstation One, and this system is not mentioned in the package.
My original Dualshock will rest from now, for I have only used the Dualshock 4 to play on Playstation One. So far I found no problem and no fault. To put one second Magic Box P2-BL on mine wishlist, so that the second player can also play wireless. Porém essa é uma aquisição de baixa prioridade e provavelmente esperarei alguma promoção.