I am trying to connect a wiiremote to my intel mac running 10.5.7 for use with the aka.wiiremote object. I have been able to successfully connect the remote, but the pairing status remains NO. I followed the the steps on http://akamatsu.org/aka/?p=121 and have attempted both the red sync button and 1&2 syncing, these both result in no pairing (although it is connected). Any ideas?
I should also note that I am using the 2.1.6f8 Bluetooth framework. The other noteworthy issue is that after the remote connects it continues to blinking (as in all four buttons simultaneously blinking) and I am unable to connect with the aka.wiiremote object.
Thanks for any and all thoughts.
|topher46 wrote on Thu, 19 November 2009 21:54|
|I have been able to successfully connect the remote, but the pairing status remains NO.|
The other noteworthy issue is that after the remote connects it continues to blinking (as in all four buttons simultaneously blinking) and I am unable to connect with the aka.wiiremote object.
The pairing situation is normal. Pairing properly with the wiimote is problematic because you often need to send non-ascii characters in the passkey, which the OS does not support. True pairing would allow the remote to search out and connect to the computer which is a nice idea, but not necessary. The wiimote hacking community seems not to have come up with a viable solution on most OSes because the bluetooth APIs won’t allow it.
The second issue you are talking about means that you are not properly connecting to the aka.wiiremote object – however, you say above that you have connected to it??. Maybe you mean that the device is connected in sys prefs, but the object doesn’t work? This may well be a stability issue with aka.wiiremote, although I would expect you to have success some of the time.
I’m working on a derivative of this object to improve stability and other issues. You can see more info in the below thread. It’s in testing / development at the moment, but if you’re having no success at the moment, it could offer a better solution.
Have you tried pairing the wiimote using OSCulator? I had the same problem just yesterday trying to pair the wiimote using the system preferences, but I’ve had pretty consistent results so far using OSCulator.
As a bonus, there are wiimote templates and sample Max patches so you can get going right away.
I’m using aka.wiiremote-b7 since many month but no concert-patch has been done. Because, the aka-wiiremote is completely unstable for a serious solution :
#1 : if a user push 1 & 2 buttons, the sync is dead and, so, the concert is over ! But i’ve thought about unwire them physically !
#2 : actually, connecting a wiiremote is an array of chance more than a finished process.
I Hope using wiiremote in patches for installation and concert…
Had you fixed a solution ?… I’d like to know more !
(excuse my awful english)
Osculator is only for Mac and is not free…
Try tk.wii it seems to work once the wiimote is connected with your bluetooth network.