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Release status: experimental [box doku]

Nrfnunchuk preview.jpg
Description NRF Nunchuk Remote Control
Author(s)  Elektrospy
Owner(s)  Elektrospy, Merlin (Elektrospy)
Maintainer(s)  Elektrospy
Location  Chaospott
Last Version  0.1
Platform  Arduino

A custom wii nunchuk remote control with telemetry info display


Its nice to drive around a Matecrate or Couchelement, but the need to stop everytime you want your battery level is kind of a let down...

So starting out with a wired Wii Nunchuk was ok and the upgrade to an wireless nunchuk clone was nice (people like to pull on cables...).

But a wireless controller with a small display that shows (live) telemetry data and maybe even allows to make some small changes to the vehicle parameter, that would be a really nice upgrade.

Hardware List[edit]

  • Wii Nunchuk Clone
  • Arduino Nano
  • nrf24l01 Module
  • Playstation Thumbstick
  • SSD1306 OLED LCD Display 128X64
  • TP4056 LiPo Standalone Charger
  • small LiPo

First development breadboard build[edit]

Nrfnunchuk hardware breadboard 001.jpg

The image above shows the first develment build for testing the remote hardware

Thumbstick - exchange the default thumbstick[edit]

Ok so lets start with the first hardware "mod", the exchange of the default thumbstick for a playstation like joystick with pushbutton.

Nrfnunchuk hardware thumbstick closeup 001.jpg

Nrfnunchuk hardware thumbstick explode 001.jpg Rough placement test for the thumbstick




TP4056 1A Standalone Linear Li-lon Battery Charge