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Re: PS3 Sony Navigation controller Wireless on xim3!!!
« Reply #30 on: 08:45 PM - 11/04/11 »
Yes, we'd like to wireless to, but, bluetooth stacks aren't trival (especially since our OS is custom).
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Re: PS3 Sony Navigation controller Wireless on xim3!!!
« Reply #31 on: 12:11 AM - 11/05/11 »
Yes, we'd like to wireless to, but, bluetooth stacks aren't trival (especially since our OS is custom).

okay, but you still work on it??
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Re: PS3 Sony Navigation controller Wireless on xim3!!!
« Reply #32 on: 03:16 PM - 01/01/12 »
So does anyone know if the Frag'n'stein nunchuck will work with xim3 or is it a case of the xim3 not supporting any usb dongles????

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Re: PS3 Sony Navigation controller Wireless on xim3!!!
« Reply #33 on: 04:36 AM - 01/05/12 »
Yes, we'd like to wireless to, but, bluetooth stacks aren't trival (especially since our OS is custom).

I understand that's it's not easy to do. But I'm wondering if you're planning to do it sometime this year.

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Re: PS3 Sony Navigation controller Wireless on xim3!!!
« Reply #34 on: 09:29 AM - 06/15/12 »
Has any progress been made on this?  I'd love for my Nav to be wireless.  Thanks for this great product, love my Xim3

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Re: PS3 Sony Navigation controller Wireless on xim3!!!
« Reply #35 on: 11:50 PM - 06/15/12 »
not a problem sitting with a pc monitor like most ximers do

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Re: PS3 Sony Navigation controller Wireless on xim3!!!
« Reply #36 on: 12:48 AM - 06/16/12 »
WASD sucks when done by a joystick.


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Re: PS3 Sony Navigation controller Wireless on xim3!!!
« Reply #37 on: 09:25 AM - 06/16/12 »
Wireless nav is the highest priority for the edge (as soon as everything is ironed out first) but i don't know if they can add it to the xim3. Might not be enough memory?

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Re: PS3 Sony Navigation controller Wireless on xim3!!!
« Reply #38 on: 05:16 AM - 06/17/12 »
Have any of you guys used the Fragnstein Nunchuck? I have one and it works just like the nav but it is wireless.. I can confirm it works like a charm on the Xim3... This was a lifesaver for me as it works on p.c. hassle free....I smashed the mouse in rage!



Where to purchase this?  I checked Bannco website but it's quite confusing. 
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Re: PS3 Sony Navigation controller Wireless on xim3!!!
« Reply #39 on: 05:41 AM - 06/17/12 »
The PS3 version of the Fragfx shark is compatible with the XIM3.  I have been using this since day one and it's way more comfortable than the NAV in my opinion.  All wireless, No latency!
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Re: PS3 Sony Navigation controller Wireless on xim3!!!
« Reply #40 on: 04:21 PM - 06/18/12 »
The FragFX uses a custom wireless solution. I believe it's Bluetooth-based rather than the more typical 2.4ghz band fixed-wireless solutions you see a lot of keyboard/mice use, however that doesn't mean much in the context we are using here.

The FragFX dongle has everything it needs embedded on board to communicate with it's controller. That means the software/driver stack too - the PS3 just sees it as a wired joystick. This is why you need to use their specific dongle and can't simply use the BT radio built in to the PS3 itself.

Therein lies the problem. In order to make this work, the Xim team would need to either A) make it's own custom BT dongle, like the FragFX people did (probably not going to happen, would be expensive if they did due to economies of scale) or B) allow the use of a supported commercial adapter. The latter requires writing a software and driver stack for the device, which is no trivial undertaking in itself, and would require storage/memory space on the device, which is limited to begin with on the Xim 3.

Since the Edge is shipping with more on board memory, it may be possible to do, however (again) don't trivialize the amount of effort it would take. It's also very likely that if support does come out for the Edge it'll be certified for use with a very narrow range of commercial BT adapters, so be prepared for that (i.e. don't buy one now in anticipation :) )

I don't claim to speak for anyone on the Xim team but I would be very surprised if we saw this support come to the Xim 3. It's far more likely on the Edge, and (presumably) Xim devices that follow it.

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Re: PS3 Sony Navigation controller Wireless on xim3!!!
« Reply #41 on: 05:00 PM - 06/18/12 »
Theres a mouse and keyboard pc project similar to xim1 and xim2 and they are using bluetooth dongles to pair the Dualshock 3 to pc which then connects to ps3.

The dongle they use is this one

http://www.dealextreme.com/p/ultra-mini-bluetooth-2-1-edr-usb-2-0-dongle-37665

Its international (free shipping too) and cheap

Edit: I think motion joy use this one too to pair Sony Nav and DS3

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Re: PS3 Sony Navigation controller Wireless on xim3!!!
« Reply #43 on: 07:44 AM - 06/19/12 »
Again, both of those devices are just the radios; they require software stacks on their host (in this case, the Xim 3) to be of any use. That takes time, and the Xim 3 (probably) doesn't have the memory for it, though I'll let the Xim folks confirm that one.

I agree, it would be nice to have, and if the Edge has the memory for it I'll be glad to see it, but don't hold out hope for the 3.