check out my wiimote

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by mercluke, Aug 21, 2008.

  1. mercluke
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    yesterday i decided to replace the LEDs that i put in my wiimote ages ago (the other ones broke) and while i was doing it i had a thought, wouldn't the wiimote look awesome in black?

    so i got some flat black spray paint and here it is

    from this:

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    to this:

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    lights on

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    video:



    and those of you saying "what's the use of putting lights in, you can only see them at night". i use a projector with my wii, so i only ever play with the curtains closed.
     
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  3. Urza

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    I could have sworn I've seen this exact mod before.
     
  4. mercluke
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    where?
     
  5. HowardC

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    You did, (sort of).

    The "powerglove" mod had a black wiimote in it, with leds.
     
  6. Urza

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    Well, the LED mod has been done to death, but I could have sworn I remember seeing a black Wiimote with the mod. Can't seem to find the link though.

    May have just been a skin like this one:
    http://www.maxconsole.net/?mode=news&newsid=13402
     
  7. cribby08

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    Nice Job [​IMG]

    Don't listen to the negitive idiots that troll through this board - keep up the good work!
     
  8. Urza

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    Says the idiot who quotes 5000 pixels of image.
     
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    You always have something stupid to say; always trying to put someone down in your posts b/c they are not as 1337 as you......acting like you know best. Your arrogance is appalling.
     
  10. mercluke
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    ladies, ladies. don't fight, you can both have me.
     
  11. Urza

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    Thread hijacked by RAAAAAGGGGEEE.
     
  12. Speff

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    Got any details on the paint you used? I was thinking of doing the same thing, but I wasn't sure of what type to get. This looks pretty awesome by the way, good job.
     
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    STFU!
     
  14. Mohammad

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    I'm not sure why you would do this, doesn't look all that neat-o. Plus you don't get to see it to much. Now if there were some nice painted figures on there (mario, ying-yang, trees, etc.) you would have me. There are a lot of mods out there, but making the mods look hot, that's the deal [​IMG]
     
  15. Speff

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    I'd have to disagree. The Wii design is all about simplicity. Painted figures adds more noise (Even if it's good looking) to the design. Black and sleek, that's what I wanna go for in the end.
     
  16. mercluke
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    i just used some automotive touch-up paint, but you'd prolly be better off with something made for plastics
     
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    I did this mod a while ago, except the b button, mine was light up on rumble, you can see the thread here: http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=93992&hl=wiimote

    I also did a custom paint job on it too.

    Did you have any weird problems after you'd soldered the LEDs in? My Wii remote didn't recognize the nunchuck whenever I'd have the A button LED installed, so now I only have my on rumble B button and nunchuck LED, because I can't have the A button one for some reason.
     
  19. Speff

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    This happened to me when I put in 3mm LEDs into my classic controller. When I'd plug it in, it would lose power and wouldn't work after some time. Although yours doesn't connect instantly, I think you have the same problem. I think it might be that the LEDs suck up too much power and shut off the peripherals. When I rewired my classic controller to use SMDs instead of 3mms, it started to work fine. Note, I did install the multicolor A button and the player indicator mod so that contributed to the energy suck.

    EDIT: By the way, sweet paintjob [​IMG]