Wii Charging Dock

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by Elisa_, Apr 25, 2008.

  1. Elisa_
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    Well, I was gonna get one for my birthday in 3 days, but when I saw my friend's Wiimote, it had 2 little things with a + and - on it.

    He said he uses this for his dock. I don't have that on my Wiimotes. Will it still charge on the dock w/o it?
     
  2. methodone

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    the wiimote doesn't have a rechargable battery in it. So if you get a dock, usually it comes with a rechargable battery pack which snaps into the back of the wiimote, and the battery pack has contacts for the dock.
     
  3. Elisa_
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    Oh I see, thanks for the info.
     
  4. matriculated

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    Can anyone recommend a good one? There's a cheap one for $15 at monoprice.com - everywhere else they're around $30.
     
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    I dunno about good...but there's plenty cheap ones on dealextreme like this one
     
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    Wow, but I currently can't order anything. So anywhere in Australia do they sell one?
     
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    Wondering if Target, Kmart or those big retailers or even JB Hi-Fi sells em
     
  8. rhyguy

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    look in the bargain bin at eb
     
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    OT@Lisa_ : Who is the smexy ladeh in ur avatar?
     
  10. Elisa_
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    Who do you think? Bad quality phone pics? Really funny poses and tired eyes after a party? Me!
     
  11. myclock

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    yo Lisa_ i found the perfect one for you [​IMG]

    im getting this myself in a few days along with a new shell [​IMG]

    CLICK!

    its a double wiimote charger meaning can charge two simultaniously and comes with everything you need [​IMG]

    its only like $10 for express post too! [​IMG]
     
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    also the ones shown on DealExtreme arent good because most of them dont hold for very long. like 4 hours max gameplay and if you dont use within a few days then they go flat.
     
  14. Elisa_
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    I'm not looking to order btw. I'm looking to go and buy.
     
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    Oh LOL! then your best bet would be something like EB or GameTraders, but im pretty sure the retail stores that you have mentioned would stock them but with limited options
     
  16. zannyuk

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    "Includes Docking Station, 4 x rechargeable batteries 2 x controller battery packs" thats 4 batteries [​IMG]
     
  17. myclock

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    my bad.. thought they were the other way around... didnt read properly [​IMG]
     
  18. mojario

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    lisa in regards to where you can buy em.. jbhifi, electronics boutique and i think i've seen them at even kmart.. but shouldnt be too hard to find. you're looking at roughly $30-$40 if you're after a dual recharge dock. but if you wanna go down the ebay path you can get them a hell of alot cheeper.
     
  19. matriculated

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    Are those USB ones any good?
     
  20. light_kun

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    I grabbed the Nyko Wii Charge Station, and it works like a charm! I bought it at Best Buy for $35.
     
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