Nintendo GameCube Adapter Vs. Mayflash GameCube Adapter

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by WiiCube_2013, Dec 4, 2014.

  1. WiiCube_2013
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    WiiCube_2013 GBAtemp Guru

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    Is there anyone here who owns both and can tell which one is most definite the better one of the two?

    From what I remember it goes something like this:

    Nintendo GameCube Adapter:

    + Fully wired
    + Quality built
    + Works flawlessly
    + Up to four controllers
    + Compatible with Smash Wii U
    + USB connection

    - Only playable with Smash Wii U (except you cannot play the Masterpieces with it)

    Mayflash GameCube Adapter:

    + Works with all Wii and Wii U games
    + Custom configuration for each button
    + Recognised as Wii's Classic Controller

    - Only one controller per adapter (but hey, if it's just for yourself it doesn't matter)
    - Connects to the Wiimote's butt
    - It's wireless

    It's hard for me to say which one's better because I never had a Mayflash NGC Adapter even though I wanted to but didn't purchase one due to Nintendo's Official GameCube Adapter. I have mixed feelings about it and despite not owning a Mayflash adapter I think it's better than the official NGC adapter.
     
  2. shinkodachi

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    Your pros and cons are flawed! I have both, so let me try... :)

    Nintendo GameCube Controller Adapter

    + Four controller ports
    + Supports WaveBird controllers
    + Wired connection via USB

    - Works only with Smash Bros. for Wii U
    - Doesn't work with Wii
    - Cannot be used to navigate system menus

    Mayflash GameCube Controller Adapter

    + Works with any game that supports Classic Controller even on Wii
    + Has turbo function for all buttons
    + Can trigger HOME/+/- with multiple taps of the START button

    - Only one controller port
    - Doesn't support WaveBird controllers
    - Input lag from wireless connection through Wiimote
     
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  3. sonicrings

    sonicrings GBAtemp Maniac

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    There's input lag for the MayFlash adapter? That's a bummer.. I was just about to order one. Guess I can wait a month for Nintendo to make more official adapters.
     
  4. keven3477

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    I have both mayflash and gamecube adapter and mayflash worked well for me, but wiiu games hardly accepts wii classic controllers for gameplay. I liked playing Mario kart 8 with it but I wish other games could have been compatible.
     
  5. shinkodachi

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    Yes, about 1-3 frames of input lag. It's noticeable only if you play seriously / competitively / want to get good at the game / try mastering the Perfect Pivot technique / kick some serious butt online. For fun, at home, offline, it's not a problem. :)