Pointer upside down

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Oct 26, 2009

Pointer upside down by Bauldrick at 3:02 PM (5,779 Views / 0 Likes) 15 replies

  1. Bauldrick
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    I've had the wii working perfectly on 4.2 for a while and using preloader .30r4 to start wiiflow from boot - no problems..

    My youngest has just finished playing Dora the Explorer [​IMG] and now the pointer (wii remote) is completely back-to-front. up goes down, left goes right. This is on System Menu, HBC and Wiiflow.

    Its been working perfectly and I've not installed or changed anything for it to alter??

    What gives...

    Looks like its the controller that is f**cked - number 2 works fine... [​IMG]
     
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    Check your sensor bar?
     
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    Have you tried resyncing the wii mote?
     
  4. Bauldrick
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    Any homebrew I load - controller 1 upside down (system menu is fine) - controller 2 is fine.

    -edit-

    It's easy to read too much into things sometimes [​IMG]

    Don't know why it seemed fine on system menu, but wiiflow,hbc (all homebrew I tried) it was back-to-front, but hey... if it don't work, hit it hard with palm of your hand [​IMG]
     
  5. dottor_male

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    Sometimes happens to me, even in the System Menu. Just hit the Wiimote with your palm (don't punch it!).
     
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    Don't you think your sensor bar is on the wrong side? coz it'll explain why everything is back-to-front
     
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    OMG thanks so much. One of my controlers has been screwed up for awhile and I didn't know what happened. I was about to go by a new one when I saw this post. Worked like a charm. You just saved my about 20 bucks.
     
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    It wouldn't explain anything. The Wiimote is actually a camera, and the sensor bar is just a few lights (infrared that is, which is why you can't see them). If you would place the sensor bar the wrong way, the light would be in the same direction.

    This has happened to me as well. I didn't even hit the Wiimote, I just shook it up and down and it worked again. I also discovered how you can get the pointer upside down. Hold the Wiimote with the D-pad and A-button up, then flick it while pointing the screen. The cursor will flip upside down and restore itself a little later. It seems to have to do with the motion sensors in the Wiimote itself, not only with the IR camera.
     
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    Seems to happen to some people occasionally. Something to do with the tilt sensor getting stuck. Not sure how it happens, I know I've never seen it myself (only heard about it).
     
  10. happydance

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    happned to me in the past.

    forgot how i fixed it, but taspping the wiimote to the plam of your hand is probably the first thing you always gonna do first , might be instinct [​IMG])

    i think there something writen about that problem on the user manual
     
  11. giantpune

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    you dont need to hit or tap anything. just point the wimote at the TV (sensor bar) and cover the front with your hand and uncover it. its magically fixed. it happens to me all the time. it seems to have to do with where the wiimote is pointing when it is initted or woken up.
     
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    it is the accelerator getting stuck that detects movement according to Nintendo, it happened to me when i first got one and i rang them, the tech rep advised of a special method to fix it, turn wiimote upside down and slap it on the back =) lol
     
  13. Bauldrick
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    Good to hear !

    Now take 5/10 of that 20 bucks saved and send it to a decent charity, you won't miss it, you were going to spend it anyway [​IMG]
     
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    Easy, turn the wiimote upside down!
     
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    your wii mote sensor is probably broken and turned upside down...
     
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    The orientation of the sensor bar actually doesn't matter. You could stick it sideways onto your wall with tape and it would still work.
     

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