Starfighter 3B

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Starfighter 3B
Made for: Sega Mega Drive
Manufacturer: QuickShot, TecnoPlus, Okano
Type: Control pad
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
EU
TP-181
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM 19.9919.99[3] TP-181
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£9.999.99[1][2] TP-181
Sega Mega Drive
AU
$29.9529.95[4]

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The Starfighter 3B is a third-party Sega Mega Drive controller manufactured by QuickShot. It is part of their Starfighter series of controllers, and as the name suggests, is a simple, no-frills three button pad.

The Starfighter 3B would be superseded by the Starfighter 3 Plus 3, a six button variant with turbo features. It was also sold by TecnoPlus as the Mega Control Pad.

Gallery

Promotional material

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Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #50: "September 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • GamePro (US) #51: "October 1993" (1993-xx-xx)[5]

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Print advert in Computer & Video Games (UK) #144: "November 1993" (1993-10-15)
also published in:

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Print advert in Video Games (DE) #1993-12: "12/93" (1993-11-22)

Physical scans

Mega Drive, (Starfighter 3B)
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Cover
Mega Drive, (Starfighter 3B; blister pack)

Mega Drive, (Mega Control Pad)
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Cover
Mega Drive, (Starfighter GL-MD2)
StarfighterGLMD2 MD Box Front.jpg
Cover

References


Third-party controllers for the Sega Mega Drive
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  • Computer joysticks
  • Wireless control pads
  • Others

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