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DIY Bluetooth Gamepad

by adafruit Feb 17, 2015
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@adafruit,

will your thru hole 5 way navigation switch and 2 axis analog stick work with this design?

Can you please do a slightly larger design that doesn't require modifying the breadboard?? I would love you forver <3

The project recommends Semiflex filament, but I don't think that's going to work with my Bowden extruder. I've only printed PLA thus far, but I also have some PETG. Would this controller work out with either of those?

In other projects with buttons like these I found that using normal PLA will work ok.. the action buttons and the Start/Select buttons work. The D-pad on the other hand has some issues. What I suggest is to go ahead and try it out, if it doesn't work just order the buttons from 3D Hubs, just the buttons will run you around $13, plus shipping.

This is a really cool project, I'm about to start putting it together myself, hope you decide to try it out.

When you print the buttons in PLA the layers scratch against the case and its very annoying. Will printing in flexible filament work better?

Does anyone know where to find classic games on a computer that you can use with this conteoller?

That is amazing! does it work well? Do you use it with android? Always want to pair something with phone for games, but never want something so big. Maybe a good daddy/daughter project here :-)

That's a great idea! It works really well with android devices. We tested it mostly with our Nexus 7 tablet. There's also a bluetooth pair button, you can switch between devices :-)