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SKU: NSW-280U
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Flex Controller by HORI

For gamers with special needs. Flex Controller was born for the divergent video gamers with special needs. It was developed by HORI with gamers who lives with M.D., SMA and C.P., and occupational therapists.

Nintendo Switch

Play as you are.
Flex Controller provides 18 sockets of 3.5mm monaural plug and 2 USB ports.
You can make your best controller by connecting external switches and joysticks.

NOTE:

Because Flex Controller has been designed & developed for the people with special needs we'd like to restrict to purchase and use only for our intended users. We would appreciate your understanding.

Play with external switches and joysticks.

Instead of the use of the general game controllers, Flex Controller enables you to play video game with external switches and joysticks connected to it. Check the list of compatible joysticks as below.

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Compatible joysticks are:

Optima Joystick, from Pretorian Technologies
(and joysticks below are from HORI)
HORIPAD for Nintendo Switch
Real Arcade Pro V Hayabusa for Nintendo Switch
Battle Pad for Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Switch HORIPAD Mini

NOTE: L-Stick button and R-Stick button of the connected controller to Flex Controller does not work. Only external switches connected through 3.5mm monaural jack work as alternative of all buttons.  In the case that an (external) joystick controller that has some buttons is connected through the USB port for L-stick and/or R-stick to Flex Controller, only L-stick and/or R-stick work, and the buttons on the controller do not work.

Two platforms

As Flex Controller can be used with Nintendo Switch(only TV mode) or Windows 10, you can enjoy various kinds of video games.
Top buttons: Being placed the frequently-used buttons at the top of the body to support selecting items and change settings.
Mount: Flex Controller has 1/4 inch screw hole at the bottom for fixing it with camera mount system, so it can be placed at a comfortable position.
Improve adaptivity

Flex Controller Settings App

Flex Controller Settings App enables to configure and assign different roles and settings to external switches and joysticks.
Six different settings for each of Nintendo Switch and Windows can be saved as "Profile" in Flex Controller.
Click here for more details and download.

Flex Controller Settings App: This application enables to change button assignments of external switches and joysticks settings.  Learn more.

NOTE:

Flex Controller Settings App is running on only Windows PC.
Download Flex Controller Settings App here.

Flex Controller Expansion App (FCEA)

FCEA provides eye control with the tobii eye tracker.
Click here for more details and download.

Flex Controller Expansion App: FCEA provides eye control with the eye tracker. Learn more.

NOTE:
A Windows PC, tobii eye tracker, and video capture device and capture software are required.
Click here for more details and download.

Product data

Product Name: Flex Controller
SKU: NSW-280U
UPC: 810050910927
Size: W250mm × D125mm × H65mm
Weight: 510g
Interface: USB
Game Platform: Nintendo Switch / PC (Windows 10 / 8.1, XInput)
System Requirements: USB port, Internet connection
Package Include: Flex Controller, Instruction manual

NOTE: Flex Controller can not be used with DirectInput.  Internet connection is required to install or to update the driver software of XInput to PC.

Precautions for Nintendo Switch

For your own safety, please read this manual carefully before using this device.
Make sure that your Nintendo Switch is updated to the latest system firmware.
Flex Controller cannot be used with Handheld mode and Tabletop mode of Nintendo Switch, but be used only TV mode of Nintendo Switch.
Home button of Flex Controller cannot wake up Nintendo Switch from sleep mode.
Flex Controller does not support the following functions installed in Joy-Con(L)/(R).
Gyroscope / IR Motion Camera / Accelerometer / Player LED / HD Rumble / HOME button LED / NFC

Precautions for Windows PC

For your own safety, please read this manual carefully before using this device.
To use this device on the Windows 8.1 platform, you need the driver software.
Access to the install page from here and follow the instructions to install it.
*Skip the installation if you use this device on the Windows 10 platform.

Instruction manual

Product Warranty

Without prejudice to any statutory warranty to which you may be entitled under any local law applicable to you, and unless any such law provides for a longer term, the manufacturer offers this warranty for a term of 12 months.

The manufacturer warrants to the original purchaser that the product purchased new in its original packaging shall be free of any defects in material and workmanship for a period of 12 months from the original date of purchase.

The warranty shall cover only main parts excluding wear or expendable parts.

Disclaimer

We are not responsible for any data damage caused by the failure or use of this device.
We are not responsible for any secondary damages other than those resulted from the use of the Flex Controller itself.
We are not responsible for any damage caused by the use of the Flex Controller outside of Japan.
We are not responsible for any damage caused by external factors such as fire, earthquake, or lightning.
Do not attempt to repair or modify the device yourself. We are not responsible for any damage to the device if repair or modification has been attempted by the consumer himself or herself. Also, we make no guarantee regarding repair for your purchased device even if it is still within the warranty period.
We are not responsible for any damage to the consumables the consumer purchases.
The same holds true for any damage of such nature that the device may suffer from. Also, insofar as such damage is concerned, we once again make no guarantee regarding repair for your purchased device even if it is still within the warranty period.

NOTE:

Flex Controller is not a wireless controller.
The color might be slightly different from the actual product.
Specifications and/or design of Flex Controller might change without prior notice.
Nintendo Switch and its logo are trademarks of Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
Any other company name and product name are a trademark of each companies.

FAQ

Who is Flex Controller for?
Flex Controller has been designed & developed for the people with special needs. Gamers who lives with MD, SMA and CP, and occupational therapists gave us advises and feedbacks during its development.

What gaming platform is Flex Controller compatible with?
Flex Controller is the licensed controller for Nintendo Switch, and also it can work for PC games (XInput only) running on the latest version of Windows.

Which joysticks can be used with Flex Controller?
Only approved joysticks can work with Flex Controller. You can find out more details on the Product page.

Which external switches can be used with Flex Controller?
Any switches that have 3.5mm monaural plug can be used with Flex Controller. Please note that some switches such as sensor switches cause input delay or/and automatic button mashing or holding.

Can I play video games with eye control?
Yes, Technotools Corporation provides Flex Controller Expansion App (FCEA) for playing games with eye control. You can find out more details such as required equipment and software on the Eye Control page.

Can I change the button assignments and/or joystick settings?
Yes, Flex Controller Settings App, provided by HORI, enables to change button assignments and joystick settings such as sensitivity and deadzone. You can find out more details on the download page.

How do I request the repair for Flex Controller?
We provide the spare products instead of repairing according to terms and conditions of the product warranty. Please contact the distributor you purchased from regarding the spare product

Note: Special Order, sale is final.  Orders: 1 - 6-weeks.

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