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who uses candles instead of the sensor bar candles work better is there any better way
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Candles?

What?

Eh?

    
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http://wii.ign.com/articles/748/748011p1.html

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If you fall into either of the above categories, we have good news for you. You don't really need the sensor bar. It doesn't transmit any data to your Wii console. That long, thin wire - it only plugs into Wii for power. And as it turns out, if you're crafty and imaginative, you don't even need it. You can buy IR sources at your local Radio Shack and create your own makeshift sensor bar. Or, you can alternatively set two candles on your mantle, light them, and have fun. No, really. The flames on the candles output a similar IR imprint that the Wii remote can read. We know because we recently tested whether or not using lit candles as a replacement for the sensor bar was a viable alternative and after extensive play, we can state that they perform very well. In fact, in our tests two lit candles - spaced about a foot apart - offer nearly the same accuracy and range as the sensor bar itself. Larger IR sources, such as bigger flashlights, will get your even more accuracy and range.
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You can use candles instead of the Wii Sensor bar. The Wii Sensor bar is just a glorified LED infrared emitter which the wiimote uses to sense its location in space.

Any infrared device can be used, though you will need more than one point of reference. Two works ok. You can also use two standard tv/vcr/dvd remotes and have it work similarly (though not as well) as the wii sensor bar.

Since fire emits infrared light, two candles can replace the wii sensor bar and work very well. However, due to cost and safety concerns, this is obviously only a gimmick.

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You can use candles instead of the Wii Sensor bar. The Wii Sensor bar is just a glorified LED infrared emitter which the wiimote uses to sense its location in space.

Any infrared device can be used, though you will need more than one point of reference. Two works ok. You can a standard tv/vcr/dvd remote and have it work similarly (though not as well) as the wii sensor bar.

Since fire emits infrared light, two candles can replace the wii sensor bar and work very well. However, due to cost and safety concerns, this is obviously only a gimmick.
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I thought if I googled it, that I would waste 5minutes of my life that I would never get back.........

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who uses candles instead of the sensor bar? candles work better. is there any better way?
Fixed so people can understand and read it.
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