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Offline oliverhowden

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on: July 28, 2008, 05:50:54 AM
Hey everyone.
Im making the whiteboards for my school.

and i dont know how to make a professional looking mounting bracking?

I was thinking i could mount a docking charger so it would charge the mote at the same time?

Any ideas..

Thanks. Oli



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Reply #1 on: July 28, 2008, 08:41:46 AM
depending on the surroundings in your classroom you can use neodymium magnets to mount your Wiimote with - like this for example





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The source of mounting in this case is my fridge but any metal surface or even  screw in the wall might do the trick...

I applied some double sticky tape to the lid for the batteries and attached a metal plate.

The neodymium magnet is super strong and gladly mounts to vents/ducts, metal on lamps, shelves and so on ;)


Another magnet holds the small and adjustable tripod to the fridge and a piece of paper protects from scratches...

An telescopic rod can be used to reach the ceiling or hard to reach vents...
« Last Edit: July 28, 2008, 08:43:28 AM by UndCon »



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Reply #2 on: July 29, 2008, 01:14:18 AM
Thanks for that :D

I Need something that i can duplicate for about 10 different rooms.
so i dont want a camera tripod hanging from the roof :P

Im getting paid for this so i want a good job.

Any ideas on the docking charger Idea?

and also, How would i be able to press the buttons (power, 1+2) on the controller without taking it down everytime!


Thanks.



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Reply #3 on: July 29, 2008, 02:00:11 AM

Java WiimoteWhiteboard for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux.


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Reply #4 on: July 29, 2008, 04:08:40 AM
Finally! thats exactly what i wanted for the power!

Whats that called tho? because i can't find the same thing on ebay or other sites?
What is that kind of thing called?




Thank you!



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Reply #5 on: August 01, 2008, 07:45:13 PM
Anyone know?
because i can't find it anywhere. and i want to wiimotes to go up on monday if possible.

I'm thinking of just putting a USB hub up there and a wii mote charger.


Idea's!

Thanks



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Reply #6 on: August 02, 2008, 03:21:39 AM
I would go for something external like an adjustable adapter.



This version is adjustable - and you can easily extend the cabling to suit your needs and get a "pro" installation.

Also allows for remote powerbutton :)

If you use a cable with 4 leads in it to as extension you can solder 1 pair to the pairing button and mount it on the wall somewhere close to the poweradaptor or so...


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Reply #7 on: August 07, 2008, 04:23:15 AM
Thanks Heaps!
I'll get one of those power adaptors.

Is it 5v or 3v? and what mh?


Thank you everyone.

Momentary 433MHz RF receivers will be here soon :)



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Reply #8 on: March 08, 2009, 12:59:01 PM
You might want to check out my post on universal wiimote mounts. Here are a couple of simple ways that look really clean to mount your wiimotes, yet not mar the surfaces you mount them to.

http://www.wiimoteproject.com/project-ideas/universal-wiimote-mounts/msg3410/#msg3410

-Micbridge