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Eclipse Pad

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Eclipse Pad
Manufacturer: InterAct
Type: Control pad
Made for: Sega Saturn
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
US
$19.9519.95[1] SV-461A
Sega Saturn
US
(Walmart cable bundle)
B-762
Sega Saturn
EU
SV-461A
Sega Saturn
DE
SV-461
Sega Saturn
CA
CN-461A

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Eclipse Pad is a third-party controller for the Sega Saturn created by Recoton's STD Manufacturing division and sold under the InterAct name. It is the direct descendant of the Sega Mega Drive's SG ProPad 6, being almost identical bar the name, plug, and extra shoulder buttons.

Like the SG ProPad 2/SG ProPad 6, it can be "programmed" so that certain buttons have turbo features. It also contains a "slow" button, which rapidly pauses/unpauses the game, giving the effect of slow motion.

Magazine articles

Main article: Eclipse Pad/Magazine articles.


Promotional material

GamePro US 073.pdfGamePro US 073.pdf

PDF
Print advert in GamePro (US) #73: "August 1995" (1995-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • EGM² (US) #15: "September 1995" (1995-xx-xx)[2]

EGM US 075.pdfEGM US 075.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #75: "October 1995" (1995-xx-xx)
also published in:

EGM US 077.pdfEGM US 077.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #77: "December 1995" (1995-xx-xx)

EGM US 081.pdfEGM US 081.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #81: "April 1996" (1996-xx-xx)

Physical scans

Saturn, US
EclipsePad Saturn US Box Front.jpg
Cover
Saturn, US (Walmart cable bundle)
EclipsePad Saturn US walmart back.jpgNospine-small.pngEclipsePad Saturn US walmart front.jpg
Cover
Saturn, EU
EclipsePad Saturn EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
Saturn, DE
EclipsePad Saturn DE Box Front.jpg
Cover
Saturn, CA
EclipsePad Saturn CA Box Front.jpg
Cover

References


Third-party controllers for the Sega Saturn

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