The new Wii Remote Plus (with Wii MotionPlus Inside) may be incompatible with Bluetooth stacks such as the Microsoft Bluetooth Stack.

Earlier Wii Remote Plus models or the original Wii Remotes do not have this issue.

 

Solution

For Windows Users with the Wii Remote Plus (Nintento RVL-CNT-01-TR), the solution is to use the Toshiba Bluetooth Stack with the latest Smoothboard software.

For Mac users, download Smoothboard for Mac from http://www.smoothboard.org/mac/download/

Installing Toshiba Bluetooth Stack

Download the Toshiba Bluetooth Stack 8.0 from

 

If a Toshiba Bluetooth Adapter or the Mini USB Adapter is used, you may refer to the instructions below. Otherwise, refer to this link: http://forums.dolphin-emulator.com/showthread.php?tid=19948&page=22

  The Toshiba Bluetooth Stack when used on unsupported adapters, has a 30 days evaluation period. Uninstalling and reinstalling the Toshiba Bluetooth Stack should restart the evaluation period.

You may purchase a Bluetooth Adapter that supports the Toshiba Bluetooth Stack from

 Uninstall existing Bluetooth Stack

  • For Microsoft Bluetooth Stack and the Mini Bluetooth USB Adapter, go to Device Manager (Control Panel->System->Hardware) and expand the Bluetooth Radios list

 

1-Device Manager

 

  • Right click on the Generic Bluetooth Radio item and click on Uninstall
  • Unplug Bluetooth Dongle
  • Restart the computer

Install Toshiba Bluetooth Stack

  • Extract and run Toshiba Bluetooth Stack installer, Setup.exe

2-Install Toshiba Bluetooth Stack

3-Plug in Bluetooth Device

  • When prompted, plug the Bluetooth USB Adapter
  • Restart the computer after installation

Connecting Wii Remote with Toshiba Stack

3-Bluetooth Settings

Click on New Connection

4-Add New Connection Wizard

Select Express Mode

Press Red Sync button in Wii Remote’s battery compartment and click on Next

Note: Pressing the 1 and 2 buttons simultaneously may not work

5-Connect Nintendo RVL-CNT-01-TR

Select Nintendo RVL-CNT-01-TR and click on Next

6-Connected Wii Remote

Once connected, the device’s icon will be coloured green as above

Then, launch Smoothboard Air with Duo or Smoothboard 2. The Wii Remote’s first Blue LED will be lighted.

To reconnect the Wii Remote, right click on the device name and click on Connect

7-Connect Wii Remote

Press the Red Sync button in the Wii Remote’s battery compartment and click on OK

Note: Pressing the 1 and 2 buttons simultaneously may not work. To connect reliably, press on the Red Sync button.