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Discussion in 'Wii - Console and Game Discussions' started by someonewhodied, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. someonewhodied

    someonewhodied Lazy Person

    Sep 21, 2008
    United States
    If you place your wii next to a window with sunlight, and no sensor bar is plugged in, you can point your wiimote at the window sunlight is coming in from, and the wii will show the wiimote pointer on-screen.

    No need to replace broken sensor bars.

    of course, the wiimote pointer is quite jumpy when you do this.

    Sorry if this is old...I just thought I might as well share this.
  2. alphax13

    alphax13 GBAtemp Regular

    Nov 12, 2008
    United States
    Cool tip, news to me. I was aware of the candle trick though.
  3. blitzer320

    blitzer320 GBAtemp Fan

    Sep 29, 2008
    United States
    Actually you can use any source of IR light for a sensor bar thats why they are so cheap on ebay because Nintendo is over charging for 10 small IR lights in a plastic bar
  4. CarbonX13

    CarbonX13 GBAtemp 台灣人

    Aug 27, 2010
    Vancouver, B.C.
    You can do that with any source of infrared light as long as the Wii Remote's pointer can pick it up. The sensor bar's obviously there for a reason, so you don't have to be playing in the sunlight in order to use that pointer.
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