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A game console designed to encourage interactive participation. The console uses a variety of sensors to pick up movement and force of the Wii remote in three dimensions. The use of the remote can simulate a range of actions associated with real games or activities. The console has a range of compatible accessories. It can be used by children over three years, adults and the elderly.

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The Nintendo Wii console and games are played using the Wii remote.

The use of the remote can simulate a range of actions associated with real games or activities. Most of these focus on arm or upper body. Many actions may involve a combination of these movements. Some of the actions include:
Point -The point option allows the user to move the cursor to the various options and using a button on the remote make the selection.
Swing - swing a tennis racquet or golf club.
Push/Pull - making a forward or back movement such as boxing, sawing wood or slicing cooking ingredients.
Twist - Change the axis of an object such as a paper plane flying or fitting an object into a specially shaped hole.
Vertical movement - The up/down movement may be used for chopping cooking ingredients moving an object up and down on the screen.
Rotate - the remote is rotated from side to side. This may simulate the movement of shaking an object, opening a food can or pouring milk from a container.
Flick - a quick movement of the control can simulate cracking an egg or casting a fishing rod.

Standard Features:
The game console comes in a standard package with the Wii Sports game which has five sports: Tennis, Golf, Baseball, Bowling and Boxing.

Wii remote
The game allows for one to four players.

Parental Controls
The console has built-in parental controls so you can choose the game or content for your child. The parent can choose the game based on the Nintendo Wii OFLC rating. You can bypass parental controls with a PIN code, thereby allowing you to access the games and content that you would like to play.

WiiConnect24
The Wii console can communicate with the Internet even when the power is turned off.

SD memory card compatible
The Wii features an SD memory card port, which allows you to use an SD card to upload photo's to the Wii Photo Channel, upload your own music to compatible games and even backup your saved game files and store classic games downloaded from the Virtual Console.

Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection
The user can connect with other players across the world. The person can use Friend Codes to play online with specific people, or compete anonymously through global matchmaking.

The console has a series of channels that the user can select from. Many of the channels require the use of WiiConnect24.

Mii Channel
The game allows the use/s to create Mii characters, which are cartoon characters and the user can customise them to look like players themselves. Such as a tall girl with brown eyes, black spiky hair, and long eye lashes.

Forecast Channel
With WiiConnect24, it automatically updates weather information from all over the globe.

Photo Channel
The Photo Channel is a way to upload and show your digital photos on your TV. The user will need to insert an SD memory card into your Wii.

News Channel
With WiiConnect24, it updates the latest news from across the Internet and organizes stories into easy-to-browse categories.

Internet Channel
The user can access and use the internet with the Wii remote once the user has downloaded the Opera browser (free). Opera supports Adobe Flash and JavaScript.

Disc Channel: Nintendo GameCube Compatibility
The Wii is backward-compatible with all Nintendo GameCube games and includes four ports for controllers and two slots for memory cards.

Wii Shop Channel
A way to shop for more products and games via the Opera web browser. The user will need is a Wii Points account.

Virtual Console/WiiWare Channel
This channel allows users to play Virtual Console and WiiWare games downloaded via the Wii Shop Channel.

Wii Message Board
A calendar-based message board. The Wii Message Board also receives important announcements from Nintendo to make sure you always have the latest versions.

Nintendo Channel
Nintendo Channel is an interactive guide to what's new in the world of Nintendo - available for download from the Wii Shop Channel. The user will need their Wii connected to the internet.

Other Information:
Familiar sports can be simulated by the Wii such as
Athletics - both track (100 metres, 110 metres hurdles, 100 metres relay, 400 metres) and field (hammer throw, javelin, long jump, high jump, triple jump, pole vault)
Swimming - 100 metres, 100 metres relay
Skeet Shooting
Archery
Fencing
Gymnastics - trampoline and the vault
Rowing
Table Tennis
Surfing
Snow boarding
Volley ball
And many more

Nintendo Wii can be purposely used as a tool to
to enhance learning
to encourage social inclusion
as a developmental tool
to maintain function

There are a range of Wii games and controllers that can be chosen to accommodate for physical, cognitive and learning abilities.

Specifications:
Laser Type: Semiconductor laser
Laser power: Max. 0.9mW
Laser wave length: 662nm (typ.)(647nm~687nm)
Numeric aperture: 0.6
AC Adapter Specification: Input 230-240V 50Hz 52W / Output 12V 3.7A
Use only the AC Adapter that comes with your Wii Console: RVL-001 (AUS).

Options

Nunchuk
A tennis racquet, baseball bat, or golf club.
Steering Wheel
Wii mat. The Wii mat is an additional attachment which detects full body movement. The Wii mat is part of the Wii fit package.
Wii Fit package: The Wii Fit package is made up of the Balance Board and a series of full body activities.
Dance mat: a device that detects feet movement on the mat.
Guitar
Motion plus
Classic controller
Wii speak
Wii zapper

Modified controllers and console access (see supplier details for Broadened Horizons)

Manufacturer/Country

Unknown

Maintenance

Refer to the supplier and manufacturer manual for maintenance instructions and safety warnings.

Models / Specifications

Model Nintendo Wii: One model only

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