Network API

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This page describes how to talk to a GIMX instance that is listening for UDP packets on a specific port.
See the "--src IP:port" argument on the Command line page to learn how to start such a GIMX instance.

Get controller type

It's possible to send a packet to get the controller type from the remote GIMX.

Request
byte value
0 0x11
1 0x00
Answer
byte value
0 0x11
1 0x01
2 value
value type
0x00 JOYSTICK
0x01 360 PAD
0x02 SIXAXIS
0x05 DS4
0x07 T300RS PS4
0x08 G27 PS3
0x09 G29 PS4

Send report

All axes are signed integers.

The Controller Maps page describes the axes and the value ranges corresponding to each controller type.

Report
byte value
0 0xff
1 0x9C = 156
2-5 axis 0
6-9 axis 1
... ...
154-157 axis 38