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A fresh new way to use your Wii controller!
Dig out that old Wii controller and use it as a sleek controller for your next robot if you like. The Adafruit Adafruit Wii Nunchuck Breakout Adapter fits snugly into the Wii connector, and performs the level shifting and power regulation needed to use the controller with any microcontroller or microcomputer. It includes STEMMA QT connectors to create a quick-start, solder-free way to wire it up!
The new Adafruit Wii Nunchuck Breakout Adapter guide includes everything you need to get started using your controller with your new breakout adapter. Board details are on the Pinouts page, Arduino and CircuitPython usage are included, and there are resources available on the Downloads page. There’s even a sample project using the controller with a NeoPixel ring!
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