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Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii Hardware' started by FRuMMaGe, Nov 17, 2007.

  1. FRuMMaGe

    FRuMMaGe Waluigi's #1 Fan!

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    When my Wiimote is turned on, it emits a slight ringing. Not loud enough to hear normally, only when it is near my head.

    Is this normal?
     
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    No, it's not. It's probably telling you to scrub that paint off.
     
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    FRuMMaGe Waluigi's #1 Fan!

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    Haha :wtf:

    No it's both of my remotes, including the white one.
     
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    AceAlabama The Sound of Silence

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    If I put it to my ear, it has a slight staticy noise, it's on.
    But ringing?
    Open it up and tinker, it's now garbage to Nintendo ever since you opened it to paint!

    EDIT: You posted before I finished, so maybe batteries?
     
  5. Damascus

    Damascus Chaka Chaka Pata Pon!

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    if you can only hear it if it's close to your head, it's probably ok. I can hear ringing from computers if I concentrate and put my head near them... (supersonic hearing!! XD)

    seriously, if it's only ringing close to your head, just ignore it. I'd post about it if you start hearing it away from your head.
     
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    As long as it still functions properly, you're fine. These things are durable, I throw mine (on purpose) all the time, no problems yet.
     
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    Damascus Chaka Chaka Pata Pon!

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    I throw mine at my brother on purpose :lol:

    But then again, that's with the protection of the wii jacket... if it protects at all.
     
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    FRuMMaGe Waluigi's #1 Fan!

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    It's an irritating whining noise
     
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    MRCOOLGH Naruto Uzumaki

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    frummage turn your wiimote on and off and listen if you can hear it away from ur head.
     
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    FRuMMaGe Waluigi's #1 Fan!

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    Ok, I opened the sucker up and took everything out. There was a loose connection to the force-feedback module (rumbly bit :lol: ). I resoldered and now it's fine.
     
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    MRCOOLGH Naruto Uzumaki

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    wait you desoldered the innerds of the wiimote?
     
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    FRuMMaGe Waluigi's #1 Fan!

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    No, I REsoldered. One of the connections was coming loose.
     
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    TortillaChip520 One of the Oceanic 6

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    have you tried answering it?
     
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  14. FRuMMaGe

    FRuMMaGe Waluigi's #1 Fan!

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    Lol. You sure owned me :lol:

    Rep for you
     
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    Kherrek508 Sleeping. Do not disturb.

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    ROFL. You get some rep from me as well.
     
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    If anyone else has this problem (and don't mind a bit of DIY), just open it up and check the rumble module (located just behind the trigger)
     
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    Actually, a lot of people can hear sounds at really high frequencies especially when they are younger. I would have sworn I heard the high humming of my DS charging before. :p
     
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    I hear TVs when they're on whether or not any sound is coming from them.

    Otherwise I supposedly have normal hearing. :confused:
     
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    TortillaChip520 One of the Oceanic 6

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    me too, and it bugs the friggin crap outta me.
     
  20. FRuMMaGe

    FRuMMaGe Waluigi's #1 Fan!

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    Same here.

    It get's worse when I switch to 60Hz mode on the TV
     

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