Difference between revisions of "Pro Controller"

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The Wii U Pro Controller connects using the same procedure as a regular [http://www.wiibrew.org/wiki/Wiimote Wiimote], except it has no option for "temporary" syncing (the 1+2 method). Authentication/pairing is still optional, the controller can work without it but it must be performed at least once (and the created link key retained) to enable "one-touch" reconnection.
 
The Wii U Pro Controller connects using the same procedure as a regular [http://www.wiibrew.org/wiki/Wiimote Wiimote], except it has no option for "temporary" syncing (the 1+2 method). Authentication/pairing is still optional, the controller can work without it but it must be performed at least once (and the created link key retained) to enable "one-touch" reconnection.
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Note that the Wii U Pro Controller does not have the 0x1700 bytes of accessible EEPROM memory normally found in wiimotes, any attempt to read from this area will cause the controller to disconnect. The mapped extension register area (0xA40000) can be accessed as normal, the other register areas are unknown.
  
 
Information gathered from linux "''hcitool info''"
 
Information gathered from linux "''hcitool info''"

Revision as of 09:14, 21 February 2013

Overview

The Wii U Pro Controller is a modified version of the Classic Controller Pro that has been designed to work with the Wii U console.

Bluetooth

Nintendo Wii U Pro Controller (RVL-CNT-01-UC) pairing

The Wii U Pro Controller connects using the same procedure as a regular Wiimote, except it has no option for "temporary" syncing (the 1+2 method). Authentication/pairing is still optional, the controller can work without it but it must be performed at least once (and the created link key retained) to enable "one-touch" reconnection.

Note that the Wii U Pro Controller does not have the 0x1700 bytes of accessible EEPROM memory normally found in wiimotes, any attempt to read from this area will cause the controller to disconnect. The mapped extension register area (0xA40000) can be accessed as normal, the other register areas are unknown.

Information gathered from linux "hcitool info"

Device Name: Nintendo RVL-CNT-01-UC
LMP Version: 2.0 (0x3) LMP Subversion: 0x1d8d
Manufacturer: Cambridge Silicone Radio (10)
Features: 0xbc 0x02 0x04 0x38 0x08 0x00 0x00 0x00

Side A

Pro Controller SA.jpg

Side B

Pro Controller SB.jpg

Pro Controller SB-overview.jpg