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With no new song downloads for Guitar Hero on the Wii (as of yet), what to do with that controller once all that ‘rawk’ has grown tired? Jason writes –

This posting describes a project in which the author gets an Arduino reading input from a Wii Guitar Hero guitar. Included is a function library to simplify the task of handling Wii guitar data in Arduino sketches, and a demo sketch showing off the library’s functionality.

This could be a quick and easy method for creating your own digital instrument – nice!
Wii Guitarduino



HOW TO – Read Wii nunchuck data into an Arduino


“WiiChuck” Wii Nunchuck adapter available (for Arduino)

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Collin Cunningham

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!