xbox-controller

Xbox controller for node

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Node Xbox Controller

Interface for Xbox 360 game controller into Node.js

Lots of low level details about the controller here:

Mac OSX driver: http://tattiebogle.net/index.php/ProjectRoot/Xbox360Controller/OsxDriver

Usage

var XboxController = require('xbox-controller')
var xbox = new XboxController

xbox.on('a:press', function (key) {
  console.log(key + ' press');
});

xbox.on('b:release', function (key) {
  console.log(key+' release');
});

xbox.on('lefttrigger', function(position){
  console.log('lefttrigger', position)
})

xbox.on('righttrigger', function(position){
  console.log('righttrigger', position)
})

xbox.on('left:move', function(position){
  console.log('left:move', position)
})

xbox.on('right:move', function(position){
  console.log('right:move', position)
})

LEDs

Set LED pattern on controller:

xbox.setLed(0x0A)

Available LED patterns:

0x00   All off
0x01   All blinking
0x02   1 flashes, then on
0x03   2 flashes, then on
0x04   3 flashes, then on
0x05   4 flashes, then on
0x06   1 on
0x07   2 on
0x08   3 on
0x09   4 on
0x0A   Rotating (e.g. 1-2-4-3)
0x0B   Blinking*
0x0C   Slow blinking*
0x0D   Alternating (e.g. 1+4-2+3), then back to previous*

Rumble

Control left and right rumble motors:

var leftStrength = 255;
var rightStrength = 255;

xbox.rumble(leftStrength, rightStrength)

Where the strengths are between 0 and 255.

Third Party Controllers

If you have a third party controller with a different name you can specify the name when creating the controller:

var xbox = new XboxController('flight stick')

Configuring a Third Party Controller

To configure a third party controller:

XboxController.configure();

Copyright (c) 2013 Andrew Nesbitt. See LICENSE for details.

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