10 Best MAME Controller in 2021 – Ready

Mame controller are used for creating custom controllers for different game emulators. MAME stands for multiple arcade machine emulator, it is an open-source software used for recreating several aspects of arcade games. The project was started by Nicola Salmoria. The first version of the MAME emulator was released in 1997. The idea behind developing the free and open-source arcade game emulator is to preserve the vintage games that were meant for arcade consoles. With the help of a MAME controller and emulator, a player can easily enjoy arcade games on their modern PC or Laptops. Developers can use config files to modify the use of MAME controller.

Arcade DIY kit having several other modules like USB encoder, joystick, Raspberry pi controller can also be used in tandem with the MAME controller. After conducting a thorough market research, we have created a list of the best MAME controller. To provide you with the best available options we have compared 30+ MAME controllers including those for PS4. We have also studied around 3000 reviews shared by developers and gamers. Our top pick for the below-provided list is the EG starts 4 player DIY kit. This kit includes zero delay USB encoder, LED arcade buttons, and Raspberry pi retro controller.

Top 3 best mame controller

5/5
Arcade Buttons EG STARTS 1 Player DIY Kit Joystick 5V LED Arcade Button for Arcade Stick PC Games Mame Raspberry pi

Arcade Buttons EG STARTS 1 Player DIY Kit Joystick 5V LED

4/5
Reyann Zero Delay Arcade USB Encoder Pc to Joystick for Mame Jamma & Other Pc Fighting Games

Reyann Zero Delay Arcade USB Encoder Pc to Joystick for Mame

4.6/5
EG STARTS 4 Player LED Arcade DIY Kit USB MAME PC Game DIY & Raspberry Pi Retro Controller DIY Including 4x Arcade Joystick, 40x LED Chrome Arcade Buttons 4x Zero Delay USB Encoder

EG STARTS 4 Player LED Arcade DIY Kit for USB MAME PC

Top 10 best mame controller

  • Beautiful LED Arace Game DIY Parts for MAME JAMMA Project!
  • 100% Zero Delay USB Encoders and Perfect work for all windows systems!
  • Perfect Parts for 4 Player Arcade MAME DIY Project!
  • include: 4x 5Pin Joystick + 4x USB Encoder + 40x Chrome LED Buttons (1Player + 2Player + 3Player + 4Player + Coin Buttons)
  • Easy Insta,Installation Notes. Perfect LED Kit for Arcade PC Game DIY Project!
EG STARTS 4 Player LED Arcade DIY Kit USB MAME PC Game DIY & Raspberry Pi Retro Controller DIY Including 4x Arcade Joystick, 40x LED Chrome Arcade Buttons 4x Zero Delay USB Encoder
  • Zero Delay Arcade USB Encoder For Your Pc Game DIY!
  • Generic Game Controller support PC & Raspberry Pi 1/2/3
  • Use this Encoder you can build your own Arcade Game Machine!
  • 100% Zero Delay USB Encoder to Arcade Joystick! High Quality!
  • Support All Joystick and Push Button types which with 4.8mm Terminal!
Reyann Zero Delay Arcade USB Encoder Pc to Joystick for Mame Jamma & Other Pc Fighting Games
  • Quality: Excellent Control USB Encoder. High Quality 8 way joystick. LED Buttons Good lighting effects.
  • Fonction: DC 5V Arcade Illuminated Pushbutton, 8 ways Joystick Use Microswitch with gilded contact leg, excellent electronic performance, long life, reliability tested to 1,000,000 cycles!
  • Hole Size: Joystick - 24mm. Large Buttons-30mm.
  • Package: 175 x 95 x 115mm. Each button and joystick are individually packaged and 1 year warranty.
  • Support: Perfect LED Kit for Windows Arcade Games PC Games DIY Project Arcade Raspberry Pi for RetroPie system MAME
Arcade Buttons EG STARTS 1 Player DIY Kit Joystick 5V LED Arcade Button for Arcade Stick PC Games Mame Raspberry pi
  • Zero Delay SJ@JX 822B USB Encoder for PC MAME Raspberry Pi & Android. Suit for 5V LED.
  • 4 Micro Switches 8 Way Sanwa-Style Joystick. With 5pin Cable.
  • With a spring-loaded button and an Omron-style LED light button, the elasticity does not change when it is used for a long time.
  • No drivers required, just connect buttons and joysticks, plug and play.
  • Button Hole 28mm, Joystick Hole 24~30mm, USB Cable 180cm, Button & Joystick Cable 20cm.
SJ@JX 2 Player Arcade Game Stick DIY Kit Buttons with Logo LED 8 Way Joystick USB Encoder Cable Controller for PC MAME Raspberry Pi Color Mix
  • Beautiful LED Arace Game DIY Parts for MAME JAMMA Project!
  • 100% Zero Delay USB Encoders and Perfect work for all windows systems!
  • Perfect Parts for 2 Player Arcade MAME DIY Project!
  • Made with highest quality materials!Heat resistant plastic!
  • Perfect LED Kit for Arcade PC Game DIY Project! Easy Install!
Qenker 2-Player LED Arcade DIY Kit for USB MAME PC Game DIY & Raspberry Pi Retro Controller DIY Including 2X Arcade Joystick, 20x LED Arcade Buttons, 2X Zero Delay USB Encoder (Blue & Red)
  • Zero Delay Arcade USB Encoder For Your Pc Game DIY!
  • 2 Player Generic Game Controller support PC & Raspberry Pi 1/2/3
  • Use this Encoder you can build your own Arcade Game Machine!
  • 100% Zero Delay USB Encoder to Arcade Joystick! High Quality!
  • Support All Joystick and Push Button types which with 2.8mm Terminal!
Easyget 2 Player Zero Delay Generic Game Controller USB to Joystick for MAME & Raspberry Pi 1/2/3 RetroPie DIY Projects Support for SANWA Parts
  • Zero Delay Arcade USB Encoder For Your Pc Game DIY!
  • 2 Player Generic Game Controller support PC & Raspberry Pi 1/2/3
  • Use this Encoder you can build your own Arcade Game Machine!
  • 100% Zero Delay USB Encoder to Arcade Joystick! High Quality!
  • Support All Joystick and Push Button types which with 4.8mm Terminal!
Easyget 2 Player Zero Delay Generic Game Controller USB to Joystick for MAME & Raspberry Pi 1/2/3 RetroPie DIY Projects
  • MULTI-PLATFORM: USB Arcade Stick allows you to play thousands of games on various different platforms such as PS3, PS, Xbox One, PC(Windows 7/8/10), Android TV.A 2.2m USB cable on this arcade Fighting stick keeps you at a comfortable distance from your Android TV.
  • TURBO AND MACRO FUNCTION: The game controllerhas One-button release combination skill, turbo and macro function for better gaming experience.
  • ERGONOMIC DESIGN: Arcade Game Joystick Controlleris crafted with comfort and ergonomics in mind.It features a spherical metal joystick and 8 round control buttons for high precision and smooth operation while playing the game.
  • SWITCHABLE JOYSTICK MODE: The USB game controllerhas switchable joystick mode that will let you switch between direction stick and D-pad depending on the type of game you are playing.
  • NON-SLIP RUBBER BASE: The pc gaming controllerhas non-slip rubber base with strong force that will tightly stick to any kind of surfaces and secure the joystick in place.Easy to use, plug and play and easy to operate.
PXN 0082 USB Arcade Fight Stick, PC Street Fighter Arcade Game Fighting Joystick Controller for PS3, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, Window PC
  • Zero Delay SJ@JX 822B USB Encoder for PC MAME Raspberry Pi & Android. Suit for 5V LED.
  • 4 Micro Switches 8 Way Sanwa-Style Joystick. With 5pin Cable.
  • With a spring-loaded button and an Omron-style LED light button, the elasticity does not change when it is used for a long time.
  • No drivers required, just connect buttons and joysticks, plug and play.
  • Button Hole 28mm, Joystick Hole 24~30mm, USB Cable 180cm, Button & Joystick Cable 20cm.
SJ@JX Arcade Game Stick DIY Kit Buttons with Logo LED 8 Way Joystick USB Encoder Cable Controller for PC MAME Raspberry Pi Green
  • PC Support: PC desktop , laptop XP, W7, W8 W10 system perfect support.
  • 26 x 15 x 4.5cm/10.24 x 5.91 x 1.79inch: Depth is 4.5cm/1.79". Some buttons with switches may not fit well, better fit with buckle buttons.
  • 8 Holes: 6 holes from A to F, 2 holes for Credit / Coin and Start.
  • Plastic Base box and Acrylic Panel. Hard and Strong, with Screws Prepared, Arcade Console DIY box.
  • What you get: 1* Arcade Box(base and panel), 8* Screws set.
TAPDRA Acrylic Panel and Case Joystick DIY Set Kits Replacement for Arcade Game Machine Cabinet Controller DIY Kit

Frequently Asked Questions

You have to set plugged into a rasberry pi each controller / button set connects to a controller board that has a usb cable so to use both would plug into 2 usb ports.

Yes, comes with 2 USB Encoders. one for Each player joystick and buttons with additional slots to add more buttons if required (hotkeys, coin, etc).