Author Topic: Wiimote with a cable to PC and without bluetooth  (Read 30309 times)

Offline eyucel

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on: April 09, 2009, 06:24:06 AM
Hi everyone

I am wondering if we could connect the wiimote to the PC with a cable, not the bluetooth.

NEED URGENT HELP

  Take care



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Reply #1 on: April 09, 2009, 09:04:48 AM
Hey eyucel,

I personally do not know of any way or any cable that will allow you to use the wiimote with your pc.  Bluetooth seems to be the only way I know of.   

Are you trying to connect via usb cable or com port?

I think you would need to physically modify the wiimote to get something like that to work.  And I have not seen it done yet, though it might be possible.

Any reason you do not want to use bluetooth?

Maybe someone else here has seen it done and can help you better.

Dice :)



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Reply #2 on: April 09, 2009, 09:15:41 AM
Dica thank you for the reply.
Connection could be via usb cable or com port, does not matter.
The reason is information security in general and secure connection.
Again appreciate your help.



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Reply #3 on: April 09, 2009, 09:53:49 AM
Hmmm Security for a interface device connection.  Kinda like securing a mouse connection.  Do you worry about others using the Wiimote?  Or people sniffing the bluetooth packets?

It seems like allot of trouble to get a secure connection.  Though I can see people using the wiimote when your not there.   Or trying to cause interference with the bluetooth connection.  Will the device be used in a public environment?

I am just interested in security and would like to know more about what you want to do.

Hopefully someone here will be able to help you out.

Dice :)



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Reply #4 on: April 09, 2009, 10:11:29 AM
Dice,

it is not going to be used in public environment, but in short, regulations are against wireless communication.
Take care.



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Reply #5 on: April 09, 2009, 10:18:25 AM
Ah I see.  I can see how some places might not want wireless devices. 



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Reply #6 on: May 17, 2009, 01:13:01 PM
Dice,

it is not going to be used in public environment, but in short, regulations are against wireless communication.
Take care.

Anything is possible. however, that would be a fundemental change to the way the wiimote works, your talking
a bit of actual changes in circuitry there. youd have to disable the inbuilt bluetooth emitter/adapter, and add a chip
to interpret the actual information to send via an added usb chip, which in turn would need to be able to communicate with the PC which means new software/drivers.

at least thats my first guess. if there is an easier way i do not know it.



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Reply #7 on: January 22, 2011, 03:03:25 PM
What about the connection jack in the end of the Wiimote?
If you disconnected the nu-chuck and wired that to a standard USB cable, then you could send signals to the computer that way. You would need to know the wiring of the wiimote jack & USB cable.



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Reply #8 on: January 22, 2011, 05:12:33 PM
What about the connection jack in the end of the Wiimote?
If you disconnected the nu-chuck and wired that to a standard USB cable, then you could send signals to the computer that way. You would need to know the wiring of the wiimote jack & USB cable.

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