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Nintendo Wii Infrared Wireless Sensor Bar

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9y, 5m agoPosted 9 years, 5 months ago
Nintendo Wii Infrared Wireless Sensor Bar - any one know whats this for and do you need one with the wii? do the packs from john lewis come with them?

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9y, 5m agoPosted 9 years, 5 months ago
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#1
Its the sensor bar that you point the wiimote at. All wii's come with them so you don't need to worry about buying one. I suppose stores have started selling them seperately incase people break theirs.
#2
Without the sensor bar you cannot use the wiimote.
#3
so they all come with one?
#4
Yeah they do, they're not that big niether.
#5
As said, The wii console comes with one.

Its quite small and just sits on the top center of the telly etc.
#6
thanks guys!!!!, there is so very much to learn about these things!!!!
#7
I heard theres a way to make a custom one with a candle which had a far better signal(reallY)
#8
No problem :)
#9
Well I don't think thats quite true the wii comes with the sensor bar so that you wiimotes work but this needs to be connected to the wii a wireless version of it does not. But dont worry everything you need to play the wii will come in the package.
#10
do you know if it comes with a long cable? approx 3-4 metres? or will i be better off buying a wireless kit? also some of the kits say without cable, do i need one with or without?
#11
The cable is approx 3 metres long, give or take.
#12
is there anything else im gonna need to buy, like docking station, or spare batteries, is it advisable to buy 2 nunchucks and an extra remote - will this enable 2 people to play together?
#13
docking stations are not necessary but they are useful. Saying that decent batteries last a suprisingly long time anyway.

You get a nunchuck with it, however if you want to play 2 player games I would recommend buying an extra wiimote (or buying wiiplay which comes with a wiimote and thought the games aren't great they can be some fun plus they r 2 player). I would also recommend buying a spare nunchuck if you think you'll be playing 2 player alot. Not many 2 player games use the nunchuck at the moment, but some do.

If your into retro gaming you may want to buy a wii points card also, though you could just buy the points with a debit card direct from the wii shop (found on your wii)
#14
im not too sure if the pack ive ordered comes with the nunchuck, its the sports pack from john lewis (£179), also, do you think this is a good buy?
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#15
The standard pack comes with both a Wiimote and a nunchuck as far as I'm aware. If you want an additional Wiimote + nunchuck you need to buy them separately though. If you're looking for another Wiimote I'd have a look at Wiiplay which is a game for around 30 pounds with a Wiimote bundled - the game isn't anything special, a few more minigames but you're essentially getting it for a couple of pounds.

John
#16
i hope it does come with the nunchuck - i will get the play kit thingy, few extra games will be great for my daughter!
#17
#18
I'm fairly sure it does, Play list it as standard:

http://www.play.com/Games/Wii/4-/1032617/Nintendo-Wii-Console-+-Wii-Sports/Product.html

It's a while since I've opened one up but I'm 99% sure I didn't have to buy one separately for the main controller.

John
#20
it comes with a nunchuck remote sports sensor the whole lot i brought mine from john lewis as well.
#21
yeah you can make the sensor bar wireless and theres some nice mods you can do to the remote aswell.
#22
I'm sure most people know this but make sure when setting up your Wii you set the IR bar correctly in the menus - you need to set the location of the IR bar in the Wii's config.

John
#23
is it best to get that made into a wireless one? also, is it ok to connect via hdmi lead? or is there a better/cheaper way?
#24
Did you know that the controllers work via Bluetooth? :?

Connect one up to your comp!:thumbsup:

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