How to use Xbox One, Switch Pro, and more controllers wirelessly on Nintendont

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  1. Missingphy
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    Overview

    So after wandering around a little bit with the fact that Nintendont supports HID controllers connected to the Wii or Wii U console using special .ini drivers, @leonmagnus99, @ScrubLordm8, and me decided to test out some controllers with an adapter called “Mayflash Magic-NS” to see if we could use them wirelessly with Nintendont. And so they worked, since the controllers were connected via Bluetooth and USB cables through the adapter, and it converts the information so that it emulates a generic PC controller, which is supported by Nintendont with a special file.
    Preparing your PC stuff

    Buy the adapter here ($20)
    The compatibility list contains information about confirmed working, not tested yet, and not working controllers.
    After getting your adapter, you will need to learn how to use it. Connect the adapter into any USB port on your PC (some MAC laptops do not have regular USB ports, instead, they only have USB-C ports. There is a red OTG cable included with the adapter, so you can connect it to your MAC.
    Now you need to learn how to switch the modes. On one side of the adapter, there is a small black button. if the LED is not RED, press and hold the button until it changes color (Currently the colors are dark blue, green, red, purple, yellow , and cyan). If it does not change to red, repeat this step until it does. Then follow the next steps:
    Updating the adapter firmware

    To update the firmware, click here.
    CCDD2FC4-67C8-4F1D-917C-B747DEBC521C.
    DO NOT DOWNLOAD OR INSTALL THE FIRMWARE FOR THE WRONG DEVICE, OR OTHERWISE, IT CAN GET DAMAGED! MAKE SURE TO ONLY DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL THE FIRMWARE FOR THE MAGIC-NS.
    Once you have downloaded the file, extract it to anywhere to your PC or MAC. It is an exe file (you can open this file in your MAC by installing a program such as Wine. Before opening the file, plug in the adapter to your PC or MAC, and make sure the LED is red, otherwise, it will not work properly.
    Now open the file and when the LED in the adapter turns off, click “update” on the program.

    DO NOT REMOVE THE ADAPTER FROM YOUR PC OR MAC UNTIL THE PROGRAM INDICATES THAT THE UPDATE IS COMPLETE, OTHERWISE, THE DEVICE WILL GET CORRUPTED!
    Congratulations! You have updated your adapter firmware.
    Preparing your console

    Download this file (more details in the file site).
    Update to the latest Nintendont (can be either updated from your pc or directly from the loader).

    Using your controller

    1. Plug the adapter into your Wii or Wii U console and turn them on (or viceversa, turn it on and then plug the dongle).
    2. Go to the HBC and open Nintendont. (If the light is not in PS3 dinput mode [dark blue], change it) (also the adapter will not turn on inside the HBC so there’s is no problem with changing the adapter mode inside Nintendont).
    3. Once inside the loader, before selecting the location of your games, start connecting the controllers to the adapter (The easiest way to do this is to first connect the controller to the adapter with a usb cable [if it is wireless] and then connecting it wirelessly [ps controller=ps button, xbox controller=guide], so it gets registered).
    4. Try moving in the Nintendont menu. If you can move in the menu, you are ready to use your controller!
    Controller compatibility list

    THE FOLLOWING CONTROLLERS ARE CONFIRMED AND GUARANTEED 100% WORKING
    -Official Xbox One controller (with bluetooth and usb cables, and unlike with the 8BitDo adapter, it doesn’t matter if it is original, S or X model) thanks to @ScrubLordm8.
    -Official PS3 Sixaxis and Dualshock 3 (the controller is already supported by Nintendont with a usb cable, but not wirelessly unless it is with this adapter) thanks to @ScrubLordm8.
    -Official PS4 Dualshock 4 (old and new models) thanks to @leonmagnus99.
    -Official Switch Pro Controller (Wireless and wired) thanks to @ScrubLordm8.
    -Wii Remote + Hori Wii Fighting Stick thanks to @torrent_get.
    -Some generic Wii U Pro Controllers (including the Hyperkin Procube) thanks to the Mayflash site.
    -Fake or real Wiimotes + fake or real CC, CCPRO (if your controller doesnt with regular syncing to the console, you can try with the adapter) (only some few models) thanks to the Mayflash site.

    THE FOLLOWING CONTROLLERS HAVE NOT BEEN TESTED YET (IF YOU CONFIRM THAT ONE OF THESE WORKS, YOU WILL GET A MENTION IN THIS THREAD):
    -Official Microsoft Xbox 360 WIRED controller.
    -Logitech F310, F510, and F710 (the F710 comes with a receiver. The Mayflash site says that you need to connect the receiver to the Magic-NS adapter before connecting it to the console).
    -Official Nintendo Joy-Cons (The instructions manual says that you first need to sync the right Joy-Con, and then the left one).
    If you have any controller that has not been tested and is not in this list, please tell me.

    THE FOLLOWING CONTROLLERS HAVE ISSUES:
    There are currently not controllers that have any issues. If one of yours happens to have one, please tell me so I can add it to this list.

    THE FOLLOWING CONTROLLERS DO NOT WORK:
    -Xbox 360 wireless controller (there is already a file for the CronusMaxPlus, but the controller can not sync in any way with this adapter).
    -Hori RAP stick for NS and PC.
    Remapping controllers

    Are you more used to the Xbox button layout? The Magic-NS adapter switches the ABXY buttons to BAYX, but you can "fix" this following the next steps:
    1. Make a copy of the original file and place the original file in a location that you can remember (for example the desktop)
    2. Swap the values of the buttons (In this case you would swap A with B, and X with Y, as shown below:
    Nueva imagen (1).
    Additional notes

    1. Wii VC injects (gamecube games in the Wii U menu) have not been tested yet with this tutorial. If they are compatible, please tell me.
    2. It does not matter (I think) which method you use to open the HBC. For example, CBHC autobooting to the vWii menu or vWii HBC works for me.
    3. Rumble will never be supported (I think). If you guys know how to add rumble to the file, please teach me how to. :)
    4. Even if the triggers on your controller are analog, they will be registered as digital, because the Nintendo Switch uses digital triggers.
    5. Only 1 controller at a time is supported per adapter.
    6. Comment if this guide was useful or if you had any problems. :)
    7. If there is any typo or English mistakes in this guide, please tell me so I can correct them.
     
    Last edited by Missingphy, Jul 12, 2019 at 12:35 AM
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  3. Missingphy
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    Thanks
     
  5. Missingphy
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    what controller will you ise?
     
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    Going to use dualshock 3
     
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  7. Missingphy
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    if there is any problem with the controller just tell me
     
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    ок. Thank you!
     
  9. ca032769

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    This of course does NOT work on the regular Wii or does it?
     
  10. Missingphy
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    yes it works on regular wii. are you having problems with it?
     
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    Sorry, no I haven't tried this.

    I just ran across this tread and found it interesting seeing I have most of those controllers. It just seemed to be oriented towards the WiiU on how to get it to work so I thought maybe it didn't work on the regular original Wii. If it does I'll pick one up then.
     
  12. Missingphy
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    Works perfectly on all kinds of Wii (gc ports/family/vwii) except Wii mini
     
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    Native support No Magic NS Hori Fighting Stick wii works.

    Magic NS
    Might be me not having set something up correctly but tried Hori Switch RAP wired stick switch mode / PC mode not working.

    Official Microsoft wireless dongle and 360 controller not working.

    EDIT Clarification.
     
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  14. Griffballchamp

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    I have an Nvidia Shield controller I have been wanting to test. Would I still need the dongle even though it comes with a usb reciever key? There is a .ini file in Nintendont for the controller, I've just been too busy/lazy to test it.
     
  15. Missingphy
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    the nvidia shield controller works matively on nintendont with the file you mentioned. so the nvidia shield controller comes with a wireless receiver? if it does, you dont need to get the magic-ns stick. could you take a picture of the controller and the receiver and post it here?
     
  16. Griffballchamp

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    I brain farted, the usb key that is plugged in the Shield box is for my wireless keyboard, DUH.

    I never figured out if the controller is actually bluetooth or not and I'm pretty sure it uses Xinput but I did find this awhile back, but again, never did test it.

    https://github.com/Syniurge/ShieldControllerWinDriver

    But this requires a windows driver which I think would make it non-compatible with the Nintendont .ini file.

    There is this usb key I came across, but again, I dont think it would work in the Wii port.

    https://www.amazon.com/Universal-Re...ocphy=9033275&hvtargid=pla-419991377507&psc=1
     
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  17. Missingphy
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    If the file is in the repo, then the controller works
     
  18. Griffballchamp

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    But how does it connect to the Wii?
     
  19. Missingphy
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    From the nintendont loader, download the controllers.zip file. Then exit nintendont and connect the Nvidia shield controller to the Wii with a usb cable when you are on the HBC. Then enter nintendont again and check if you can move in the menu with the Nvidia controller
     
  20. Griffballchamp

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    Yes I have an updated controller folder. I will get around to trying this soon and report back.
     
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