Are you already bored with your ARCHOS GamePad controls, looking to use a separate joystick for heavy gaming ? Thanks to sleepless ninja on xda-developers.com and deadhp1 on armtvtech.com forum we have a kernel module to support the XBOX 360 controller for Android and RK3066 based devices. In this article, we’ll review how to configure the XBOX controller on your GamePad and check it on the few supported games.
XBOX 360 wireless controller on the ARCHOS GamePad video demoThe video below demonstrates the XBOX 360 Wireless Controller running on the ARCHOS GamePad
Required hardwareYou need to install a rooted firmware on your ARCHOS GamePad, it should also work on other RK3066 processor based devices.
As a game controller, you will need an XBOX 360 controller wireless model.
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and the XBOX 360 Wireless receiver dongle to connect to your Android device.
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You will also need an USB Host / OTG cable to connect the XBOX 360 wireless receiver dongle to micro USB connector of your ARCHOS GamePad.
Setup in Arctools
The install is now complete and you should have a screen like the one below. On some devices, it may necessary to run step 2. to step 4 a second time for the configuration to be properly done.
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Other gaming options: WII Remote Controller, Sony Sixaxis / DualShock 3 controllerBluetooth enabled tablets can also support other controllers, such as the WII Mote or the Sony Sixaxis / DualShock 3 controllers. Unfortunately, the ARCHOS GamePad doesn’t not have Bluetooth, but that may be supported in the future using external dongles.
Using a WII Remote controller on the ARCHOS 101 G9
We hope you’ll enjoy gaming with your Android device, don’t hesitate to leave comments in our forum.