Build a Wireless Wii Sensor Bar for FREE

Categories: Wii Console Hack.

If you have some old remotes laying around you can build a Wii sensor bar with them.
More pictures after the jump.

“My brother borrowed my Wii and brought it back without the sensor bar PLUS when I take my Wii over to my Dad’s house. I needed couplers to stretch the Video Cables far enough to hook into his Projector yet still have the sensor bar on top of his Projection screen. These problems combined to make me curious about extending the Wii sensor bars cable.

The Wii Remote uses these Infrared LEDs to figure out its position. Well I built me one for free and I figured I would explain. ”

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15 comments.

Matt

Comment on April 8th, 2007.

How do you connect it to the Wii?

Timo Vink

Comment on May 6th, 2007.

You don’t, the sensor bar is only connected to the wii because the LEDs need power. It doesn’t transmit information.

Idonthaveawii :(

Comment on July 29th, 2007.

I’ve seen the Mac Book potato chip clip sensor bar and the guy hooks it up to his book using USB… i have no idea about electrics so i was wondering if you could give a little information on how to wire up the IR LEDs to a USB without electrocuting myself or burning out the LEDs (if thats possible) thanks in advance :D

admin

Comment on July 29th, 2007.

Hi Idonthaveawii

Go to the link above ( http://web.qx.net/tomhamilton/wii.html )

and look at the bottom of the page for a schematic of how to wire the thing.

Brian

Comment on September 23rd, 2007.

If your uber lazy just use 2 candles. Works decently except at long ranges.

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