This is a simple 20 minute project on how to build a cool looking MP3 player from an NES Controller for about $20. All of my friends who saw it want to know how soon I can make one for them.


You need an old NES controller. You can probably pick one up cheap online. I already had a few lying around. Then you need a small MP3 player. I used a Coby that I bought for about $20 because I didn’t want to take a chance on ruining my good one. You will also need a screw driver, a Dremel Tool or some type of hobby plastic cutting tool and glue.

Cutting the Controller

This is probably the hardest part of the entire project (and it’s not really that hard). Unscrew the controller cover and remove the guts but leave the buttons. Place t…

By: BPF722

More: continued here