Today I learned about the J-Cart for the Sega Genesis. It held not only the game data but also came with two additional gamepad ports. This effectively allowed four players to play simultaneously without any extra adapters. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J-C…
The docking adapter on the ISS that Crew dragon is using to dock, was delivered on previous missions by SpaceX and installed by ISS astronauts to replace older soviet docking adapters. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Int…
DVI can carry audio if DVI to HDMI adapter is used for certain hardware bluecinetech.co.uk/does-d…
Today I learned about the SEGA Channel. A videogame streaming service from the early 90's that allowed users to plug a coaxial cable adapter into the cartridge port of their Genesis. This allowed them to download tons of games and demos for the low monthly price of $14.99. youtube.com/watch?v=-T3mG…
Sega made a power strip for the Sega Genesis as a solution to the huge power adapters the Genesis, Sega CD, and the 32x uses. youtube.com/watch?v=Rx0W9…
Today I learned about the WideBoy 64, an adapter for the Gameboy/Gameboy color that allowed people to play Gameboy games on their TV screen. However, it was never released to the public, and was only available to press/developers. nintendo64.wikia.com/wiki…
When electricity was first used for other purposes other than lighting electricity companies charged more for non lighting electricity. This lead to people creating light bulb sockets adapters to plug in other devices like toasters. worldstandards.eu/electri…
The very first Android phone from 2008 had no headphone jack and required an adapter (which wasn't included) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTC…
In the mid 90s you could get a network adapter for the SNES and Genesis that allowed you to play online multiplayer in games like MarioKart, MK3 and NBA Jam en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XBA…
Power-line adapters turn your home’s electrical wiring into a high speed network and use that to transfer Internet data instead of LAN cables. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pow…
9 years ago they had a cassette adapter for SD cards so you could play mp3s in a cassette player gizmodo.com/347208/standa…
Micro Machines 2 on the Sega Megadrive had two extra ports in the cartridge enabling four player without any adapters en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J-C…
There is an adapter that allows you to use a Desktop Graphics card on a laptop. youtube.com/watch?v=bP_8E…
A company actually went through the effort to make a contemporary SD card adapter for the classic late 1990s Game Boy Camera gameboyphoto.bigcartel.co…
Vehicle Oil Filters can be used as a very effective silencer for guns. They can also be legally registered with the ATF as a silencer when using a proper adapter. youtu.be/haiqFcIXTqs
PlayStation 1 could have allowed for Keyboard and Mouse via Adapter (SCPH-2000 Prototype) psxdev.net/forum/viewtopi…
In gas chromatography - olfactometry (GC-O), humans are used as chemical detectors using nose-shaped adapters attached to the machine wki.fraunhofer.de/en/serv…
Network adapters have a setting called "promiscuous mode" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro…
Fiji Water makes cupholder adapters for their water bottles since they don't fit in standard cupholders store.fijiwater.com/acces…
Micro USB is required on a cell phone for it to be sold in the European Union. Apple had to make a Micro USB adapter for its iPhones, which is only sold in EU. engadget.com/2010/12/29/e…
Pokemon Crystal had a feature that allowed trainers to trade and battle using a mobile phone adapter. bulbapedia.bulbagarden.ne…

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