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    How Can I Tell Which NES Controller is the Left One and Which is the Right One?

    Description:

    Information on how to distinguish between the left and right NES controllers.

    There are a few ways to identify which controller is the left one and which is the right one:

    • The position of the release button
      • LEFT:
        Looking at the top of the controller, the release button will be located on the back of the controller on the left-hand side.
        hac-img-nes-controller-left-diagram-top-view.jpg
      • RIGHT:
        Looking at the top of the controller, the release button will be located on the back of the controller on the right-hand side.
        hac-img-nes-controller-right-diagram-top-view.jpg
    • The model number on the back of the controller
      • LEFT:
        The left controller has MOD. HAC-033 printed on the back.
      • RIGHT:
        The right controller has MOD. HAC-034 printed on the back.