Wingman SD

May the force be with Saturn and Dreamcast...forever.
240 blocks of DC memory(Firmware upgrade required)!
Support vibration!
Now, it's time to use Xbox Elite Series 2 Controller to play Shenmue!
Let PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Switch Pro Controllers insert more power to Saturn and Dreamcast!

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20210120 firmware update (V1.3f)
Fix gaming abnormality issue
Upgrade DC memory to 240 blocks

Add Arcade mode on Saturn
Support to use keyboard on Dreamcast
Support to backup DC VMU on PC
Support PS5 / XSX|X / SEGA Astro City / MEGA Drive mini controller!

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Introduction

Saturn and Dreamcast are the common memory of a generation, and now we provide more ways to tap the potential of these two consoles. Now you can use Xbox Series X|S (wired use, additional 5V power may be needed on Saturn), Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS5, PS4, PS3, SEGA Astro City mini, MEGA Drive mini controllers on them, and the Switch Pro controller, Xbox Elite controller, Xbox Elite Series 2 controller, Xbox adaptive controller, even Retro-Bit Saturn USB controller, Standard USB Keyboard(DC Only) are all supporable.

※V1.3f update

  1. Fix gaming abnormality when playing GOLDEN AXE THE DULL
  2. Add Arcade mode on Saturn.
    Hold down Select+Circle at the same time to switch to Arcade mode (red LED + flashing green LED). Refer to product introduction page for mapping information.
  3. Support to use keyboard on Dreamcast (the game must support keyboard)
  4. Support to backup DC VMU on PC
    • On PC, hold down Start +Up for 2 seconds
    • Execute Brook_Dreamcast_VMU_SL_Tool_202011109_2.exe, you can backup DC VMU on PC with this software.
  5. Controller compatibility update: add to support
    • PS5 DualSense controller
    • XBOX Series X/S controller (wired use, additional 5V power may be needed on Saturn)
    • SEGA Astro City mini controller (wired use)
    • MEGA Drive mini controller (wired use)

Video

Unboxing

Features

LED

Console LED

Connect to Saturn

Connect to Dreamcast

Switching Method*

Connect to PC

Green LED Permanently on

3D Controller Mode

Gamepad Mode

Select+Triangle

PC Connecting

Red LED Permanently on

Standard Mode

Arcade Stick Mode

Select+Cross

 

 *The example of the switching method used PS3 / PS4 controller. Please refer to the Corresponding Buttons List when using other controllers.

Device LED

Status

Red LED Permanently on

The connector and the device are currently connected.

Red LED Slow Blinking (Once every two seconds)

Wired device is not connected

Wireless device is searching for connection…

Red LED Fast Blinking(Seven times per second)

Wireless pairing mode is ON

Searching for pairing device…

Red LED Blinking (Five times per second)

Turbo-Remap button is being pressed

Red LED Off

Entering Turbo-Remap Settings

Connecting to the Device

  • Connect Wingman SD to Saturn / Dreamcast / PC via port. Permanently light of the Console Green LED of Wingman SD indicates that the connection to the console is successful.
  • Wired Connection:

Connect the Xbox 360 / Xbox One / PS3 / PS4 / Switch wired controller or game pad to Wingman SD through the USB port. Some devices with high power consumption, such as the Switch Pro controller, require an external USB power source for normal use.

Using a X360 wireless controller:

Simply connect the wireless X360 wireless receiver to the Wingman SD through the USB port.

Using Xbox One wireless controller / Xbox One Elite Series 2 controller:

Connect the Xbox One wireless controller (Bluetooth model) or the Xbox One Elite Series 2 to the Wingman SD and the controller will be ready for use. When connecting, hold the Brook Key on the Wingman SD for 1 second to enter wireless pairing mode. Then press the Pair button on the wireless controller to begin pairing. Fast blinking of Device Red LED of Wingman SD indicates that pairing is in progress.

Using PS3 / PS4 / Switch Pro wireless controller:

After completing the connection according to the instructions of the Wired Connection, remove the USB cable, and then wake up the PS3 / PS4 / Switch Pro wireless controller.

  • Check whether the Device Red LED of the Wingman SD is permanently on. This indicates that the connection is completed.

Connection Pairing Supplementary Instructions

Holding the Brook Key on the Wingman SD for 1 second will activate wireless connection pairing mode. The Wingman SD will engage in pairing with surrounding Bluetooth devices. The pairing mode will end if:

  • The connection pairing with the wireless controller is successful.
  • The connection pairing is unsuccessful after 90 seconds.
  • The Brook Key is held for 1 second.

Wireless connection records between an Xbox One wireless controller (with Bluetooth function) / Xbox One Series 2 and the Wingman SD will be erased if a wired connection is used. Wireless connection re-pairing will be required if wireless connection is used.

If Xbox One Elite Series 2 controller is used, please turn off controller profile settings to prevent interference with Wingman SD’s Turbo or Remap settings. As Xbox One Elite Series 1 controller is incapable of turning off profile settings, using Xbox One Elite Series 1 controller might result in Remap function overlapping.

Switch the input mode on Saturn

The default controller input setting of Wingman SD is “3D Control mode”. When using a standard controller, you can switch to ”Standard mode” manually. The following instructions are based on the Xbox One controller. For those using an other controller, please refer to the Corresponding Buttons List.

Switch to “3D Control mode”:

Press VIEW + Y, the Console Green LED is permanently on.

Switch to “Standard mode”:

Press VIEW + A, the Console Red LED is permanently on.

Switch to “Arcade mode”:

Press VIEW + B, the Console Red LED and Green Led are permanently on.

Switch the input mode on Dreamcast

The default controller input setting of Wingman SD is “Gamepad mode”. When using a arcade stick, you can switch to ”Arcade Stick mode” manually. The following instructions are based on the Xbox One controller. For those using an other controller, please refer to the Corresponding Buttons List.

Switch to “Gamepad mode”:

Press VIEW + Y, the Console Green LED is permanently on.

Switch to “Arcade Stick mode”:

Press VIEW + A, the Console Red LED is permanently on.

Corresponding Buttons List (SEGA SATURN)

Console Console Console Console Controller
SEGA SATURN SEGA SATURN SEGA SATURN SEGA SATURN Switch XB1 X360 PS5 PS4 PS3 Mega Drive Mini SEGA Astro
City Mini
D-Pad D-Pad D-Pad D-Pad D-Pad (U/D/L/R) D-Pad
D-Pad Lx / Ly D-Pad D-Pad Lx / Ly    
        Rx / Ry    
A A A A B A A A D
B B B B A B B B E
X X X X Y X X X A
Y Y Y Y X Y Y Y B
Z Z L Z L LB LB L1 L1 L1 Z C
C C Z C R RB RB R1 R1 R1 C F
L L R L ZL LT LT L2 L2 L2    
R R C R ZR RT RT R2 R2 R2    
        L3 LSB LSB L3 L3 L3    
        R3 RSB RSB R3 R3 R3    
START START START START + MENU START OPTIONS OPTIONS Start Start Start
        - VIEW BACK Create SHARE Select Mode Credit
        Capture     Touch Button Touch Button      
START START START START Home Xbox Guide Xbox Guide PS PS PS    
START START START START Brook Key Brook Key Brook Key Brook Key Brook Key Brook Key Brook Key Brook Key
Digital 3D
Controller
Analog 3D
Controller
Digital 3D
Controller Arcade
Standard Mode                

Corresponding Buttons List (SEGA Dreamcast)

Console Console Controller
SEGA
Dreamcast
SEGA
Dreamcast
Switch XB1 X360 PS5 PS4 PS3 Mega Drive Mini SEGA Astro
City Mini
D-Pad (U/D/L/R) D-Pad (U/D/L/R) D-Pad (U/D/L/R) D-Pad
Lx / Ly D-Pad Lx / Ly    
ABXY   Rx / Ry    
A A B A A A D
B B A B B B E
X X Y X X X A
Y Y X Y Y Y B
LT Z L LB LB L1 L1 L1 Z C
RT Z R RB RB R1 R1 R1 C F
LT C ZL LT LT L2 L2 L2    
RT C ZR RT RT R2 R2 R2    
    L3 LSB LSB L3 L3 L3    
    R3 RSB RSB R3 R3 R3    
START START + MENU START OPTIONS OPTIONS Start Start Start
    - VIEW BACK Create SHARE Select Mode Credit
    Capture     Touch Button Touch Button      
START START Home Xbox Guide Xbox Guide PS PS PS    
START START Brook Key Brook Key Brook Key Brook Key Brook Key Brook Key Brook Key Brook Key
controller mode Arcade Mode                

Turbo Function Settings

The following instructions are based on the Xbox One controller. For those using an other controller, please refer to the Corresponding Buttons List.

 

Turbo Function Settings

Buttons that can be set as Turbo function buttons include: A, B, X, Y, LB, RB, LT, RT, LSB, RSB 10 (hereinafter referred to as FK)

 

Step 1.Enter setting mode:

Press VIEW + Xbox Guide, the Device Red LED of the Wingman SD will be off.

Step 2.Choosing a FK button: (e.g. Setting A as turbo function)

Hold VIEW, then press A

Step 3.Completing Setting Mode:

Release all buttons, then press MENU to save settings.

Step 4.Exit setting mode:

Press Xbox Guide, the Device Red LED of the Wingman SD will be permanently on.

 

Cancelling Turbo Function

Step 1.Enter setting mode:

Press VIEW + Xbox Guide, the Device Red LED of the Wingman SD will be off.

Step 2.Erasing all Turbo function buttons

Press VIEW + MENU

Step 3.Exit setting mode:

Press Xbox Guide, the Device Red LED of the Wingman SD will be permanently on.

Button Remap Settings

The following instructions are based on the Xbox One controller. For those using an other controller, please refer to the Corresponding Buttons List.

Button Remap Settings

Buttons that can be remap include: A, B, X, Y, LB, RB, LT, RT, LSB, RSB 10 (hereinafter referred to as FK)

 

Step 1.Enter setting mode:

Press MENU + Xbox Guide, the Device Red LED of the Wingman SD will be off.

Step 2.Choosing a FK button: (e.g. Setting X as A+B)

Press X

Step 3.Choosing button to be set:

Hold VIEW, then press A + B.

Step 4.Completing setting mode:

Release all buttons, then press MENU to save settings.

Step 5.Exit setting mode:

Press Xbox Guide, the Device Red LED of the Wingman SD will be permanently on.

 

Cancelling Button Remap Settings

Step 1.Enter setting mode:

Press MENU + Xbox Guide, the Device Red LED of the Wingman SD will be off

Step 2.Erasing all settings for Button Remap Settings

Press VIEW + MENU.

Step 3.Exit setting mode:

Press Xbox Guide, the Device Red LED of the Wingman SD will be permanently on.

Notice

*Each Wingman SD can only connect to a single Xbox 360 / Xbox One / PS3 / PS4 / Switch device. Wingman SD supports most of the accessories that are compatible with original factory specifications. To expand the number of supported accessories, firmware will be updated irregularly.

*Wingman SD do not support headset/microphone function which provides by controller audio jack.