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July 10, 2008

Nintendo Nunchuck takes control 3D Studio Max with the help of an Arduino

at 5:50 am. Filed under Complex Hacks, Electronic Hacks, Game Hacks

 

Melka demonstrates how to use a Nintendo Nunchuck to control 3D Studio Max with the help of an Arduino microcontroller. The code is available so that you can play with it yourself.

"Here’s my setup under windows :
– Arduino using a WiiChuck adapter from todbot (thanks kurt ^^) and the WiiChuck library from Tim Hirzel
– Data sent to Processing via serial connection and translated to MIDI CC messages using the proMIDI library by Christian Riekoff
– MIDI output from processing sent to midiYoke
– midiYoke sends this data to Ableton Live
– Ableton re-sends the CC messages to midiYoke
– Using Float Motion Capture controllers on 3D Studio Max to rotate the objects according to the pitch and roll of the wiichuck…"

Via: Hack a Wii


Arduino to 3D Studio Max from melka on Vimeo.