So after reading about all the possible negative aspects of the nunchuck controller I decided to add a little safety to my ride. Basically I added a dead-man switch. I put an xt-60 panel mount on my battery case (connected to the negative wire coming from the battery) and a long piece of thin cord attached to the xt-60 loop. the other end of the cord simply goes up to my right wrist which happens to be holding the nunchuck. The idea is if the nunchuck goes crazy and decides to go full throttle I simply pull up my hand and all power is shut off. It works perfectly and after about 3.5 seconds I usually forget about the cord.
So why the title of this thread? Since the cord really has no bearing on my enjoyment of riding my eboard, why can’t we just make a controller that is WIRED? It seems like it would be fairly cheap and rock solid. Any thoughts? I know the idea of wired is taboo for some, but it’s been my experience that the wire disappears after a moment.
Below are two pics to illustrate my setup. Super Simple and Super Cheap.