Questions tagged [hardware-identification]

USE WITH CAUTION: These questions are allowed only if you have an actual screenshot, video, etc. of the game hardware you want to identify; not just a description of vague recollections. Questions about identifying game hardware in movies, pictures, videos, or anywhere an unknown piece of game equipment appears.

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What controller is on this t-shirt?

I was looking at this "Console General" shirt on woot and I am unable to identify one of the controllers: (It's the last controller on the second row.) What console is it from? None of the ...
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What Atari system does this 1980s PCB go to?

I found this in a bin of parts. The PCB can be identified as an Atari board but does not identify the product. The board is labeled "ATARI Innovative leisure" and has a copyright date of ...
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What is the reference of this PlayStation 2 disk motor?

I have to change the motor of a PS2 but the only ones I find that looks the same have the wrong ribbon, and they don't fit properly. I can't find any seller on eBay or elsewhere that have this motor ...
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What is the name of this Nintendo Switch accessory?

This accessory is included with every Nintendo Switch that ships. But we never know what to call it. Usually in our household we'll be like "can you pass me the grip thingy that the controllers ...
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What is this PS3 System Software Update Disc? How it was made available? Are there more like this?

While browsing Reddit, I found this picture of an European CD meant to update the System Software of a PS3 to 2.00. What is this disc used for? (I ask because it seems pointless, as the CECHGXX ...
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What is this small Nintendo-branded stand for?

I found this thing when sorting through some stuff, not sure what it's for but it has Nintendo branding. Does anybody recognise it?
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What is this handheld console/game?

I have no idea what these games are or if they have a console. Does anyone know what these are? I don't see a company logo on them either.
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What system is this controller for?

I picked up an old controller that reminded me of the classic SNES or Sega Genesis six-button controllers, but I haven't been able to ID exactly what type of controller this is. I'd appreciate your ...
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What console is this light gun and controller from?

Can you identify the early gaming system these controllers were shipped with? What I remember is that the two hand units (essentially rotary encoders) and the light-gun hooked up to a CRT TV via a ...
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What's the name of this Chinese/Japanese video game console

This is a Chinese/Japanese video game console but I am not quite sure what it is. Does anyone recognise it?
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Unknown USB stick included with new PS3 controller?

I recently bought a third-party PS3 controller, and I also received this USB stick (below) with the package. It has two settings on it marked "RX" and "FC" - the latter has a small ...