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wiiHack – Montreal

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First notes from the wiimote weekend at Hexagram (Montreal).

Spent yesterday compiling a list of tactics for accessing data. Will post full results as today unfolds….

Connecting a chuck to an Arduino

Just give me the code!

The solution I am working on is based upon code and examples from:


TodBot — code example and developer of the physical adaptor I am using.¬† This is a great¬† resource — so you may want to start there if you are stuck


Windmeadow Labs

the adapter I am using can be found at sparkfun

High Level Map
Chuck speak I2C — a form of serial communication. You need 2 libraries to make this code work. The first is wire.h — which ships with Arduino. The second is some form of the wiiChuck libraries that others are developing. I have pulled two pieces of code from the above sites to create my solution.

There is nothing particularly novel about this stage — I just moved the power code block from Todbot over to the library from growdown. The samples I found seemed to have this missing.

I am cleaning code but this bundle is working for me. Set your serial monitor to 19200 to see the data in the Arduino environment.


Written by hex705

October 18, 2009 at 11:05 am

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