Top Budget Hitboxes 2024

7. Flatbox


The Flatbox is a 3D-printable mini hitbox designed by jfedor that you can get prebuilt. Its small size is appealing, and it is is portable enough for travel while having parts that are often available in spite of any current chip shortages. The six secondary buttons can be found on the upper left.

When it comes to compatibility and SOCD options, the Flatbox runs on the open source firmware, GP2040-CE. Depending on where you buy it from, the PCB may come assembled with Kailh switches that are socketed for easy swapping and cleaning without soldering. The port of the Flatbox is USB-C.

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6. Haute42 B16

Haute Board

The Haute Board is an all-key controller that comes with custom RGB LED. Three of the 16 keys are extra keys. The switches are LEOBOG Graywood ones, which are hot swappable.

The Haute Board utilizes the GP2040-CE firmware with less than a millisecond of delay, thanks to an overclocked polling rate. There is also more than one SOCD cleaning mode.

Your Haute Board purchase should come with a switch puller, extra switch, a couple of tiny button caps, and six rubber feet. Here are more features:

  • Button layout swapping
  • Embedded web configuration
  • EXT port for added compatibility

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5. Haute42 S16

Haute42 S16

The Haute42 S16 is a smaller, slim controller with extra buttons, and some of the extra buttons are for Street Fighter 6 moves. The primary buttons are 23.3 mm, and the jump button is 26.6 mm. The S13 edition has three less buttons than its S16 counterpart.

The buttons have RGB LED, and they should last around 40 million presses. The switches are low profile Kailh Choc Reds, and your purchase should come with a keycap puller.

There are six anti-slip feet. USB-C ports can be found in the back and on the left side of this Haute42 innovation. In addition, there is an LED display screen.

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4. Haute42 P12

Hautepad P12

The Hautepad P12 is small, slim, and elegant. With an OLED screen, you are informed about in-game inputs. In addition, there are secondary buttons for turbo, back, start, LS, RS, home, and tournament mode.

A USB port is on the left, and an EXT port is on the right (for a PlayStation 5 compatibility dongle). The overclocked polling rate allows the P12 to achieve less than 1 ms of input lag, and the P12 features SOCD cleaning modes too.

Enjoy custom RGB LED with the P12, which includes built-in web config. What you also receive is a guide, cable, switch puller, and Haute transparent switch (that is low profile).

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3. Haute42 G16

Haute42 G16

Haute42’s G16 is a mini all-button controller with ABS keycaps plus LEOBOG Graywood switches. The G13 edition has 13 buttons, and the G12 edition has 12 of them. Featured is SOCD cleaning, and there is a turbo mode.

The controller is acrylic and comes with chamfered edges. A display screen is located on the upper left of the top panel. A USB port is located in the back center left, and another port can be found on the side. A cable and anti-slipping pads are included. There is also RGB LED functionality.

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2. Haute42 T16

Haute42 T16

The Haute42 T16 is a controller with 16 keycaps that are 30 mm as well as low profile Kailh Choc Red switches. Furthermore, there is another edition with less buttons.

As for the T16 itself, it has enough buttons to win Street Fighter 6 matches via mechanics like the Drive Impact. The SOCD cleaning includes up priority, neutral, and last input priority.

The T16 is an acrylic controller with chamfered edges, and a display screen can be found up top on the upper left. A USB-C port comes out of the center back, and another port can be found on the right side too.

There is RGB LED for the buttons as well. The input delay of the buttons is less than a millisecond, which is considered negligible, so you should not worry about it.

A USB-C cable, keycap puller, and non-slip feet should be included in your package. You may also be glad to know that the art of the T16 can be customized.

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1. Haute42 R16

Haute42 R16

The Haute42 R16 has 16 buttons, with a button being for the left pinky. The R16 utilizes Kailh Crystal low profile switches, and RGB LED is featured.

The R16 features SOCD cleaning in addition to turbo support. Tech savvy players may be glad to know that the overclocked polling rate results in less than a millisecond of input latency.

The USB-C port is located in the center back, and on the right, there is a port for a USB dongle to enhance compatibility. As for the upper left of the top panel, there is a display screen, showing details from your inputs to the current mode.

Your R16 should come with an extra switch, switch puller, and a couple of function buttons. The R16 can have custom art as well. We at The Arcade Stick have an art service.

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