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Wireless Sensor bar for Wii wins

Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii Chat' started by Doc141, Jul 18, 2007.

  1. Doc141

    Doc141 Super Mario Bros. MASTA!

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    The Best peripherals for your Wii!

    Nyko's Wireless sensor bar is one of the best peripherals you can get for the Wii right now. That and of course Nyko's Wiimote Charging stand. Both of these will make the Wii 10 times better



    The Sensor Bar
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    PROS:
    Reads signals from 30 feet out (much more than original Bar)
    No Wires at all

    CONS:
    Batteries

    [​IMG]
    PROS:
    No more batteries!
    Looks good
    20 bucks!

    CONS:
    IMO the Rubber grip.

    [​IMG]

    PROS:
    Play Super Nintendo Games the Way they were meant to be played!

    CONS:
    Why use the gamecube ports instead of the Wii's Nunchuck/Classic Controller port?

    No N64 one yet...

    a bit pricey (20$)

    retrousb.com


    GO ahead and post some!
     
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  2. paintba||er

    paintba||er WiiChat Member

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    It doesn't read anything. It just sends out some infrared light.
     
  3. braschlosa

    braschlosa don't rep me

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    double post
     
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  4. braschlosa

    braschlosa don't rep me

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    Why would you want to be 30 feet from your TV? Do you have the vision of superman? The wireless bar has to be turned off and on manually unlike the original one.
     
  5. paintba||er

    paintba||er WiiChat Member

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    Thirty feet isn't that far away if you have a big ass projector screen...
     
  6. braschlosa

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    6 foot projection at 4:3 means you should be 18 feet away. How big is this screen?

    You forget that the wii works on triangulation to get the front to back movement. THe wireless sensor bar is the same size as the original meaning it will not work well over 10 feet away.
     
  7. Johndoe01

    Johndoe01 WiiChat Member

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    Agree! Why would you want to be 30 feet from your TV unless you have a humongous TV! I don't care for this wireless sensor bar because the cord for Nintendo sensor bar is already way long enough and I don't put my Wii in different room from my TV anyway.
     
  8. Ronald

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    i dont think you "have" to be that far away but its always good to be able to.
     
  9. wario2ooo

    wario2ooo vote for me....Wario!

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    whoa!......got to get that snes controller adapter
     
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    Hmm I might end up getting one of those wireless things. . . (sensor bar)
     
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    I love the wireless sensor bar and the charger. I highly recomend both.
    I do use my Wii with a projector and was so happy when a wireless sensor bar came out. Until then I had just streached everything out across the room. Now I just have to put up the bar and play. Much better. Off of my projector my screen is right at 100" with the signal from the Wii. In 720P from my cable box it is right at 130"
    Here is a photo... The fish tank is a 20 gallon tank on a stand... So yes it is nice to be able to play from across the room with no worries...
     

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    eskiemong Eskiemong

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    I'd rather use original sensor bar than changing or charging batteries.
     
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    billcsho WiiChat Member

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    Although I have the wireless sensor bar, I don't think either of these can be claimed the best peripheral for Wii. It is convenient to have the wireless sensor bar for a projector connection. I do use it for this purpose and I use an FM transmitter for the sound. The spacing between the two groups of IR LEDs in the wireless sensor bar really limit the distance between the WiiMote and the sensor bar. That's why I am making one using 2 groups of 10 IR LEDs spaced wider apart. If you really want to get a wireless sensor bar, get one for ~$6 at dealextreme instead of the Nyko one. It will get the job done at 1/4 of the cost.
    By the way, my home made sensor bar will have a DC adapter port so I don't need to change battery.
     
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    Doc141 Super Mario Bros. MASTA!

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    The Wireless Sensor Bar makes it easy to take your Wii places as well as it being easy to set up.

    The reason i brought up how far it reaches is just because that is a plus. The main reason I bought it is because now i don't have a 30 foot thin ass wire extending and making a mess. Batteries are not that big of a deal. They last a really long time too.
     
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    That retrousb.com site is pretty cool. I think the NES/SNES to Gamecube connectors are a great idea, although they're kinda pricey.

    If they come out with N64 ones, I'm definately buying some! I would LOVE to be able to use my N64 controllers with my Wii.

    As for the wireless gear, I don't have much need for a wireless senor bar (I don't have a projector). And I have a bunch of rechargable batteries so I don't really need to invest in the charging stations.
     
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    I'd want to be able to used the classic controller for GCN games. Just curious to how it would be like.
     
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    Ahhh Nyko....not so wild about them. :sick:
     
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    OMG the super nintendo Jaunt is something i need!!!
     
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    +Maniacal=Maniac+ Am I Losing Friends?

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    There's Also A Similar Peripheral Like The SNES Port, But It's A NES... Blocky-Old-Controller....
     
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    Doc141 Super Mario Bros. MASTA!

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    Why even get the NES one though? Wiimote sideways is almost a perfect match...
     

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