Remap Wiimote Buttons?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by _eyCaRambA_, Nov 6, 2009.

  1. _eyCaRambA_
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    Hey all,
    the B Button of my bro's Wiimote just broke. Well, that sucks, especially as most of the games have still one or more button unmapped.
    So I wanted to ask if it is possible to remap the Wiimote's B to 1 or sth?
    Maybe with a homebrew app?
    Would be cool, as the B button is the only thing that doesn't work and buying a new Wiimote wouldn't be worth that.
    kind regards

    PS: I found a remapping program for Linux or some shit, but not for the Wii [​IMG]
     
  2. Edgedancer

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    I doubt you could simply use software to change it. It would have to be a hardware modification and if you are going to go down that route, a new wiimote would probably be easier.
     
  3. beegee7730

    beegee7730 ITS PAAFEKUTO!

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    Do you know why it broke?
    It would be pretty simple to add a new button to replace "B" with simple soldering and a button.
     
  4. _eyCaRambA_
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    _eyCaRambA_ GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Well, it seems to be stuck :/
    And I can't get it out anymore...
    It seems to be pressed permanently, e.g. if I try to open a channel with it, the Wii activates dragging.
     
  5. illinialex24

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    Just open it up with a triwing [​IMG]
     
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    Ok not as easy as it looks. Four screws are obvious, but there are at least 2 more for a full open.

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    Ok not as easy as it looks. Four screws are obvious, but there are at least 2 more for a full open.
     
  7. nando

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    there are only for screws. towards the tip of the wiimote there are two clips you need to push in from the sides along the seam.
     
  8. OSW

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    Actually I wouldn't be surprised if someone was able to create a cheat code to meet your request, but you need to speak to some hackers lol. I'm pretty sure a similar question has been asked before.
     
  9. illinialex24

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    I know for Brawl the button mapping has been modified.

    And ok, so the last two screws are under the clips? Cool, so now I can open my wiimote cool.
     
  10. nando

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    no, there are only 4 screws and 2 clips.