Wii nunchuck controlled servo bot

[Stuart.Mcfarlan] is back. This time he has added Wii Nunchuck control to his servo bot. You may recall servo bot, or SERB, from a few weeks ago. Now the little bot can be controlled by either the joystick, or the gyroscope in the Nunchuck. Too bad its wired though, wireless is the next step right?

Comments

  1. fractalrock says:

    this isn’t a ‘bot’, it is a remote controlled vehicle. It isn’t autonomous in any way that I can see. Really cool hack though…so i guess the nunchuck controller really does have a good use.

  2. Grovenstien says:

    Get yer bluetooth out init!

  3. Prozac4545 says:

    Why not just use a wireless nunchuck controller?

  4. maya angelou says:

    You could just use a an adapter to make the nunchuck wireless. They’re battery powered and only cost $15-20 at Gamestop or wherever.

  5. xrazorwirex says:

    nyko also makes good wireless nunchuks – nyko’s really stepped it up with their wii perphs.

  6. ryan says:

    awesome. it’s amazing how good the accelerometers in the nunchuck are, especially for a $20 device. i wish there were more wii games out there that fully used the nunchuck’s motion sensing abilities.

  7. steven says:

    Cool, a wiilchair

  8. charlie says:

    man. i’m not a troll or anything, but, been there, done that. i used a xbee link. put it all in the ‘chuck. gotta start publishing my stuff. anyhows, today, i put that granular arduino synth into the ‘chuck with acelerometer and joystick controll. really neat. just dont say i’m not the first. ;)

  9. D3XTR says:

    what he needs is one of these

    http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.12898~r.83188615 Price: $16.44 free shipping

    its a wireless adapter for a wii nunchuck, it would. should be plug and play with his design.

    and one of these, just a normal nunchuck.

    http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.14236~r.83188615

    Price: $12.08 free shipping

  10. captain obvious says:

    @charlie
    -write up your stuff.

  11. jacob says:

    I did a project for school last spring that used a pic to read the nunchuck data and send wirelessly to another pic to control a robot. Check out linx technologies rf products, very easy to use. Ill see if I can upload the project presentation files and pictures to a server so I post a link to the info.

  12. Rachid says:

    Segway !

  13. Vincent says:

    a lot easier than blue tooth and cheaper too is to get a wireless nunchuk. They cost like $13-$25 and have about the same range. you could probably even hack it for farther range.

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