What is the battery in the wii for?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by nintendolinky, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. nintendolinky
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    I've just realized that one of my wii's is missing it's battery. What is it for and will it hamper game playing, either through USB loader, DVD drive and or homebrew channel.
    Thanks for any help.
     
  2. tj_cool

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    for the clock maybe?
     
  3. nintendolinky
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    Is that all it's for. If it is I might be okay then.
     
  4. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    it's for the clock and date settings. you wont be able to play animal crossing without a batt.
     
  5. nintendolinky
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    thanks bladexdsl, ive lost the tray that goes inside the wii, therefore also the battery. Any chance people know where to get one.
     
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    You mean 10 cents, right? Lol.
     
  8. Rayder

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    Well, more like $5, but yeah, those little button batteries are outrageously priced.
     
  9. techboy

    techboy GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    The battery is a CR2032. It's a 3V Lithium battery.
     
  10. sess

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    What the... they're like 3 for 1 BRL here (about 0.45 USD). .__.
     
  11. nintendolinky
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    Thanks guys however im uk based so the nintendo shop link is no use. ive just looked and i have one of those batteries i only need the tray.
     
  12. Bladexdsl

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    you could call nintendo they might send you one.
     
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