Sunday, October 4, 2009

Nintendo Wii Repairs

Video game consoles are one of our favorite big boy toys, among with computers and cars. You don’t have to have majored in electronics to perform Wii repairs. It’s not a difficult process at all.

In fact, when you realize that you don’t have to understand all the complexities behind it, it becomes a very simple process, really.

Think about some basic repairs you can do to other equipment or machines. For example, changing a tire. It doesn’t require you to understand how gas is burned and transformed into motion, does it?

And how about those favor that some relatives ask you, which are really easy to do? Like connecting the DVD, resetting the microwave oven or even sending an attachment with an e-mail? They can’t do those things not because they’re extremely difficult or extenuating, but because they just don’t know how to do it and they believe the process that they need to go through in order to learn how to do it is not worth the trouble.

Of course, you know it doesn’t take much to learn how to do it and you explain them that you’d love to teach them, but they still refuse and just ask you or someone to do the favor for them

Well, performing Wii repairs is very similar. You might think it takes 5 years of study at a university and complex instruments, but it doesn’t. Like changing a tire, all it takes is to learn a small process from someone that knows how to do it.

There are several types of Wii repairs, and each one requires a different process. This might sound a bit difficult, but each process is very easy. It mostly requires identifying the problem. After that, conducting the appropriate Wii repairs is simple and repetitive.

Back to the car example, if your car had a flat tire you will conduct a different type of process than the one you would if your car ran out of battery. Yet, if you know how to do them, both are simple and relatively short.

The same applies to Wii repairs. You will take different steps if your Wii froze in midgame than if your Wii remote turns off by itself. Yet, each process is simple, fast and easy to carry out IF you know how to do it.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Nintendo Wii Remote Troubleshooting

The Nintendo Wii is the most popular game console by far. How can it be? Well, it’s cheaper for one. It’s also the only console that has the Mario and Zelda series.

But most of all, it’s the movement. That’s what the Nintendo Wii brought to the table and it paid off. When you want your character to swing a sword, it’s much more satisfying to swing your own Wii remote than to press a button. It’s the same for bowling, batting or any or the many activities that the Wii remote imitates.

But what happens when your Wii remote doesn’t function properly? Let’s say that your swings take too long to register. Your character will react and move later than you did, so it will miss the target. And in a hectic game, you can’t just move a second or two in anticipation, so that your character will move in time, not to mention that it would make all the natural feeling about it disappear.

However, you don’t need to spend your money in another Wii remote and throw the old one to the garbage. All you need is some basic Wii remote troubleshooting assistance. It will help you solve movement registering problems, as well as stuck buttons, jumping cursors, sticky buttons, etc. A Wii remote troubleshooting guide will also teach you how to give proper maintenance to your Wii remotes so that problems won’t arise.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Troubleshooting Nintendo Wii

When your Nintendo Wii console breaks down, it can be very frustrating. Unless you are willing to wait six weeks and that your warranty is still valid, you’ll have to fix it yourself.

The first thing you need to know about troubleshooting Nintendo Wii consoles by yourself is to identify the problem. It might sound obvious but a lot of people just start messing around with their consoles, turning it around in different positions, loading and unloading discs, pressing the buttons randomly in the hopes of being lucky and fixing their Wii console by chance.

Troubleshooting Nintendo Wii consoles is about detecting what the problem is. Let’s say the screen freezes in the middle of a game. The first thing you need to find out is whether the problem resides with the Wii console or with the game disc. If the problem is with the disc, then you don’t want to continue using it with your console or other console, to keep it from damaging your system. It’s normally a matter of getting it exchanged.

However, if the problem is with your console, you don’t want to load game discs on it until you get it fixed, otherwise it might scratch or damage a whole bunch of perfectly good games.

Likewise, when your Wii remote isn’t responding, finding the trouble or identifying the source of the problem helps solve the problem much more efficiently. Are your movements not registering? Does the remote fail to sync or keep synced? Are the buttons stuck, even though you haven’t spilled any liquids on them?

So, as you see troubleshooting Nintendo Wii consoles doesn’t require knowing how motherboards work or how digital information translates into character fighting. Rather, troubleshooting Nintendo Wii consoles is about identifying a problem and then applying a simple, tried solution.

Friday, September 4, 2009

Learn How To Repair Wii

Learning how to repair Nintendo Wii is quite straight forward and anybody can do it.

The process of video game console creation does require some knowledge about electronics. However, once the know-how has been established, anyone can repeat the process, provided he or she is told how to.

In most industrial products, the building process is made by workers on a production line. Each of these workers repeats a single process over and over. They might be the ones that set the motherboard on the Wii console, but that doesn’t mean they have to know how a mother board works.

Learning how to repair Nintendo Wii consoles isn’t much different. All you need is to know HOW. And if you think about it, most of the processes with objects that you know, you know them because someone taught you how to do them. If you have a car, chances are someone taught you how to drive and how to change a flat tire. You didn’t need to understand the complex process of how gas turns into motion to learn that, did you?

The same can be said about the Nintendo Wii, only that how to fix Nintendo Wii consoles is not as common knowledge as changing a tire.

One more example, have you ever been asked to do something that a person can’t do but you believe it’s really easy? For example, when your aunt asks you to send a mail for her, or your uncle asks you to connect all the cables of his new DVD player, or your little child cousin asks you to put the batteries in his new toy. They ask you to do it not because the task is difficult or tough or hard. They ask you because they don’t know how.