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Offline zhou88918

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on: October 16, 2010, 08:43:11 AM
wiimote can only "see" infared because of the filter ahead.after moving the filter,it is sensitive to any light things.We can see a lot of laser pens designed for powerpoint which have pre an next button.That also means it use wireless communication with the computer.then we can modify the pen driver for the two buttton for left and right click.This will be quiet convinient for use. Have anybody tried? then what laser pen is easy for modifying the driver? tks.



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Reply #1 on: October 16, 2010, 10:58:27 PM
I think i can add an pure laser to my wireless mouse.foolish idea?but it's the easy think i can do.



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Reply #2 on: October 17, 2010, 12:15:03 PM
I did open up one of my Wii-motes to try this out. You just need a special 3 point star screw driver, which I found easily on ebay. I removed the black plastic window from the front, thinking that this was the "filter" that you and Boon Jin and others have been talking about. I don't know maybe there is another layer that I have not removed yet, but this did not seem to change the Wii-mote's behavior at all.

It did not register laser dots as IR dots, but it still worked with my IR pens. Any thoughts?

If this were to be a workable solution, we would want to reverse engineer an exact "physical" copy of the filter, and put it in place of the IR filter. This might easily get to be more expensive then making a home made IR pen, so there would be no point in doing it, from a cost perpective. Also, we are voiding the warranty on the Wiimote, which we do not have to do otherwise.

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Reply #3 on: October 19, 2010, 06:14:37 AM
no still I have not tried this..But will soon try.


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Reply #4 on: October 19, 2010, 07:39:12 AM
wiimote can only "see" infared because of the filter ahead.after moving the filter,it is sensitive to any light things.We can see a lot of laser pens designed for powerpoint which have pre an next button.That also means it use wireless communication with the computer.then we can modify the pen driver for the two buttton for left and right click.This will be quiet convinient for use. Have anybody tried? then what laser pen is easy for modifying the driver? tks.

Yeah, this can easily be done with the wireless presenters. You can just switch the Pre/Next buttons to mouse clicks.

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