Wood + Tech = The Ultimate Neo Geo Controller
By James Grahame
Chris Taber just sent me a link to his brand new $199 Analogue Arcade Stick. This stunning wooden work of art is compatible with all Neo Geo home consoles and features the same joystick and buttons that were built into the original Neo Geo arcade units.
It weighs in at 3.9 lbs and comes in ebonized ash or walnut. The heart of the controller is a Seimitsu LS-40 joystick topped by a 35mm black balltop, along with four 30mm game buttons laid out exactly where you'd expect to find them (and I do mean exactly). An additional pair of 24mm Start and Select buttons are hidden conveniently on the rear. The unit includes a 6 foot removable controller cord, too.
The only problem I can see is that there's currently a 5-7 week backlog of orders.