Overview: The Nintendo Wii Video Game Console System features a
compact size that is just 10.5" long, 6.3125" wide, and 1.8125" thick. The
Nintendo Wii can be placed horizontally on a shelf or vertically using the
supplied console stand. The Wii packs four controller ports and two Nintendo
GameCube Memory Card slots to make it fully backwards compatible with all
Nintendo GameCube titles. The Wii game system comes with one wireless remote and
a wired remote extender (Nunchuk). Up to four Wii wireless controllers can
communicate with Wii. The Nintendo Wii links to your TV with an A/V multi-output
port featuring component (supplied in bundled package), composite (supplied) or S-video connections.
Wii CPU: The Nintendo Wii video game system is driven by 2
cutting-edge processors - a PowerPC CPU developed with IBM and a custom GPU from ATI.
Compatible Games: The Nintendo Wii supports Nintendo Wii and Nintendo
GameCube game discs.
Wireless Remote: The supplied IR wireless remote mixes the familiarity
of a remote control with the latest motion-sensing technology. The wireless
remote control simulates your movements and translates those movements to the characters
in the video game. With the wireless remote, the Wii opens up gaming to people
of all ages and abilities. The wireless remote also packs a speaker, rumble
feature, and external extension connector for other input devices, like the
supplied Nunchuk or optional Classic Controller.
Note: The wireless remote comes with an attached wrist-strap and
rubber housing to protect the controller. The remote is powered by two
"AA" batteries (included).
Nunchuk: The supplied Nunchuk controller hooks up to the wireless remote via the
external extension connector to give you even more flexibility. The Nunchuk has
motion-sensing technology similar to the wireless remote, but also includes two
buttons and a Control Stick. This allows you to move characters around while
performing specific actions with the wireless remote, like throwing a pass to
Note: You can swap the wireless remote and the Nunchuk from hand
to hand for maximum control whether your left or right handed.
Sensor Bar: The slender Sensor Bar works silently with the wireless remote to control the video game action. The Sensor
Bar provides two points of infrared light that the wireless remote uses to determine the location and distance of the TV
screen. The wireless remote can be used from 6 to 10 feet away and the Sensor
Bar can be placed either above or below your television, with or
without the included stand. The Wii offers a sensitivity control for the Sensor Bar to maximize the
connection to the included
wireless remotes. The Sensor Bar works with up to four wireless remotes at once.
Audio/Video Connection: The Nintendo Wii comes with a composite
audio/video cable to connect the game system up to your television and
entertainment system. The Monster Cable component video/RCA stereo audio is also
bundled with the Wii package. An S-video/audio cable is also
available (sold separately).
Screen Settings: The Nintendo Wii offers the following Screen Settings
to adjust to the game system to your connected television.
- Screen Position: change the horizontal screen position of
the Wii's image on your TV screen from -8 to +8
- Wide-Screen Setting: display as Standard (4:3) or Widescreen (16:9)
- TV Resolution: select Standard TV (480i) or EDTV/HDTV
(480p) based on gaming content and your television's resolution
Screen Burn-In Reduction: The Wii console offers a Screen Burn-in
Reduction feature. When activated, the Wii console will fade the screen when Wii
software is paused for five or more minutes to protect your television's screen
Sound Settings: You can change sound setting for the Wii game system
to Mono, Stereo, or Surround (Dolby Pro Logic II).
Parental Controls: The Wii Parental Controls settings offer a
means to manage what Wii content is accessible to the console users. The Wii
offers 8 parental ratings protected by a 4-digit PIN.
SD Card Slot: The memory card slot lets you enjoy slideshows of
your favorite JPEG photos on TV, view QuickTime video clips, or listen to AAC (MP4) music files stored on your SD card.
SD cards (including miniSD and microSD when used with corresponding adapters) up
to 2 GB are compatible. The SD
memory card slot can also be used to store the following game data from the Wii
- Game save information from Wii games (depending on the game, some
information cannot be copied to SD cards)
- Certain data from the Wii Channel applications
- Games downloaded through the Wii Shop Channel such as Virtual Console
compatible WiiWare games
- Add-on content downloaded within a game
GameCube Memory Card Slots: The Nintendo Wii features two Nintendo
GameCube Memory Card slots for saving and playing saved data from a GameCube
Dual USB Ports: The Wii
features two USB type-A ports for connecting compatible USB devices such as the
Wii LAN Adapter (sold separately) or a USB compatible keyboard.
WiiConnect24: Wii communicates wirelessly with the Internet via your
router or a Wii LAN adapter (sold separately). The Wii console can
communicate with the Internet even when the power is turned off. The
WiiConnect24 service can deliver game updates or other information even if the
system is idle. Wii also connects wirelessly with Nintendo DS.
Note: A broadband Internet Connection is required.
Keyboard: The Nintendo Will features an on-screen keyboard for
entering text for certain programs. You can choose from a QWERTY keyboard or
Cell Phone-Style keyboard. You can also connected a external USB keyboard (sold
separately) to the Wii for entering text.
Power Supply: The Nintendo Wii is powered by standard household
AC current using the supplied AC Adapter.
Overview: To play a Wii or Nintendo GameCube game disc, you need to
start one of the built-in software programs (channels) included with the Wii
console, or start other software programs downloaded to your console from the
Wii Shop Channel. The Wii Menu can have up to 48 channels at one time.
Disc Channel: The Wii's Disc Channel allows you to play Wii and
Nintendo GameCube games.
Mii Channel: The Mii channel allows you to create characters that can
be used in Mii-compatible software Wii programs. You can store up to 100 Miis in
your Mii Plaza. You can arrange your created Miis in your Mii Plaza by Gender,
Alphabetically, Color, or Favorite, or have them ordered randomly.
Photo Channel: The Photo Channel allows you to view JPEG digital
photos (up to 8192 x 8192) and QuickTime (motion JPEG or .avi files) video (848
x 480) from inserted SD-cards (sold separately). The Nintendo system can support
up to 2GB SD-cards, miniSD cards (adapter required), and microSD cards (adapter
required) with up to 1,000 photos. You have the following options using the
- Full Screen: view your photos full screen (you may
rotate clockwise 90-degrees or Zoom in and out)
- Slide Show: view your photos as a slide show (you may
choose the order and transition effect, and select music)
- View Video: select a video clip from your photo album
- Edit Photos/Videos: select from the following editing
- Mood: Brighten (brightens the image), Black and White
(convert image to gray scale monochrome), Zap (inverts image), and
Hard-boiled (convert image to stark black and white)
- Doodle: draw, add text, or color to your images
- Puzzle: divides your images into multiple pieces
- Save Photos/Video: save your photos or single frames from videos
to the Wii System Memory in the console using the Wii Message Board
- Send Photos/Video: send your pictures or video clips to anyone on
your list of Wii Friends
Wii Shop Channel: The Wii Shop Channel allows you to download new
Channels or use Wii Points to download Virtual Console supported games and other
Wii programs, such as WiiWare titles. You can also purchase goods (when available) offered
on the Wii Shop Channel (Internet connection required). Saved data can be copied
from the internal memory to an optional SD
Note: Some Virtual Console games can only be played with a Classic
Controller (sold separately).
Forecast Channel: The Forecast Channel allows you to check the weather
conditions in different locations (Internet connection required).
News Channel: The News Channel allows you to view news from around the
world (requires Internet connection).
Wii Message Board: The unit's Message Board allows you to keep in
touch with friends and family. You can exchange messages and pictures with
family members. If you have a broadband Internet connection, you can also
exchange messages with your Wii Friends and receive news on upcoming games,
events, and more. The Wii Message Board offers a Calendar and Address Book. Your
Message Board data can be saved to the unit's internal memory or an inserted SD
card (sold separately).
Overview: The Nintendo Wii game system comes supplied with the
Nintendo Wii Sports game disc. Wii Sports offers five distinct sports
experiences, each using the Wii Remote controller to provide a natural,
intuitive and realistic feel. You can play Tennis, Baseball, Golf, Bowling, and
Boxing in the comfort of your living room. The wireless remote controller mimics
the actions of swinging a racket, bat or club, rolling a ball down an alley or
punching. You can use your own Mii caricature in the game and play him or her
against your friends' Mii for a more personalized experience. As you improve,
your Mii's skill level will increase, so you can see exactly how much your have
improved. The Wii Sports game disc supports up to four players.
Overview: This Monster GameLink
cable is made exclusively for use with Nintendo Wii. It has the proprietary Wii
connector on one end and component video and RCA stereo audio plugs on the other
end. The cable allows you to connect your Wii game console into your TV or home
Note: The Wii console comes with composite video and stereo RCA
audio plugs only.
480p Graphics: The Wii console
is capable of 480p video output. The Monster GameLink cable's
component video plugs enable you to get the best video the Wii has to offer.
Technologies: This GameLink
cable features the following Monster Cable technologies:
- Component Video:
- Heavy-duty Double
Shielding: 100% Mylar and 95% copper braid rejects electromagnetic
and radio frequency interference
- Nitrogen Gas-injected
Dielectric Insulator: maximizes video signal strength for the best
- Silver-content Solder
Connections: high-conductivity connections for optimum transfer of
delicate low-level signals
- 24k Gold Contact Turbine
Connectors: provide greater contact pressure for improved
conductivity and maximum signal transfer
- Stereo Audio:
- Split-tip Center Pin:
provides greater contact pressure and ultra-low signal distortion for
- High-purity Copper
Stranding: for greater clarity and wider dynamics
- Single Helix Construction:
dual conductors twisted in a special helical configuration reject EM
and RF interference
Lifetime Warranty: The cable (only the Monster Cable cable,
not the game system) is
covered by the Monster Live Forever limited lifetime warranty. The warranty
lasts as long as the original owner owns the product.