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Home Improvement DIY – How to Make a Wiimote Level Tool!

Do you have extra Wiimotes lying around and you want to build one of the most accurate level tools ever using it?

Well, here’s a DIY site that explains how to make a level tool using a Wiimote in detail.  Definitely check it out if you got some spare time and future additions for home improvements.

Put the wiimote on a surface you want to use as a reference and press A.

This will start a calibration, and afterwards you can put it on a target surface to see its dif

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Wii Hack – How to Make a Wiimote Jogging Board!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kcw3kTUVqM

If you are a Wii addict/hacker, you will want to check out this homebrewed hack on making your own Wiimote jogging board.  Of course, making things yourself always beats anything you can buy such as WiiFit.

I wondered about a way to get fitter, work out without having to go running outside (although that is very healthy). I didn’t think the Wii balance board would do the trick, as the Wii games where reported not to be very intense, and the board itself is to hard for running on it. So what

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Wii Hack – How to Connect Wiimote via Bluetooth!

Here’s a cool article explaining the inner works behind the Wiimote.  Of course, there’s a bunch of Wii hacks but this one really goes into depth with topics like USB HID.

Most people don’t know that the Wiimote communicates with the Wii via a Bluetooth wireless link. The Bluetooth controller is a Broadcom 2042 chi

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Wii Hack — How to make a Theremin

Ken Moore figured out how to use a Wii remote, a computer and a synth to make a theremin — the spacey instrument used in the Star Trek theme. He also shows you how to do it yourself.

If you dig the theremin sound, be sure to check out the band

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Wii Hack – How to Use a 4GB SD Card on the Wii and Increase File Transfer Speeds!

Here’s a fun Wii hack that shows you how to use a 4GB SD card on a Nintentdo Wii and increase file transfer speeds over Wii-branded 2GB SD cards.  Although the author fills up the 4GB with 2GB of garbage, your file transfer speed is increased greatly so it might be worth a go if you have extra SD cards lying around.

Okay! Now we all know that Nintendo’s official line is that cards larger than 2GB will not work on the Wii…and for the most part this is true. However…what about a 4GB SD (NOT SDHC) card that PRETENDS it’s

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Wii Hack – How to Make Nintendo Wii Zappers!

Nintendo Wii Fanboy blog has posted a bunch of really cool Nintendo Wii Zappers you can make.

Let me go through them for ya:

The Lego Zapper is really cool but I am not sure if it’s practical, you can check out the mod page here.

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No Contact Wiimote Charger!

Check out this new Wiimote charger that supposedly uses lighter lithium polymer batteries coupled with contactless re-charging.

Teknocreations has unveiled their InCharge battery pack and charge stand for Wiimotes. The new stand uses a set of lithium polymer batteries, which, according to the press release, are half as heavy as other rechargeables and work over hundreds of charges. Each charge provides 25 hours of gameplay. The stand can charge two Wiimotes side-by-side.

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DIY Homebrewed Wii App – Wii Physics!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YANSPDO3oU

This homebrewed Wii App called Wii Physics is similar to Microsoft’s Physics Illustrator and will let you test out your ideas before applying them in real life.

Wii Physics is a clever little homebrew app. You use the Wiimote to rotate, size and place objects on a stage. Pulleys, ropes, gears and joints can be used to connect objects together, and when you press the play button, a 2D physics system is turned on, causing the objects to fall and interact with each other.

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Wii HACK – How to Hack a Wii Sensor Bar from a TV Remote Control!

Here’s a really cool DIY showing you how to hack a Wii sensor bar from a TV remote control.  Now, you can learn about electronics and circuits while re-making your favorite sensor bar.

Dad and I were trying to build a Wireless Sensor Bar and managed to do one that is all wires and batteries. Then He Started digging through all of his remotes around the house and found a couple that didn’t work on anything. so we set off to work on a “Version 2″ so to speak. We took one of the remotes and cut off part of the Circuit board and then drill

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DIY Wii HACK – How to use your Wii as a DVD Player!

We know it’s a pain in the ass to buy a separate DVD player, especially if you have just bought a Wii.  Here’s  a great Wii hack showing you how to use your Nintendo Wii as a DVD player!

For some reson Nintendo decided not to include the dvd play-back function into the wii.

But it is now possible thanks to some amazing work by Team Twiizers

You Will Need:

A Wii (Duh!) A Sd Card A Way For You Wii To run Homebrew

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