Wiimote battery life

hutch

Distinguished Member
3 days solid and still showing as full !!!

How the hell does that work :eek:
 

fizzgog

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steggy

Active Member
I'm down to two bars on one remote. Still waiting for my charger from amazon. Hope they hold out long enough.

I blame my 10 hours on Zelda for this :D
 

Mafro

Active Member
Mines is starting to get pretty low after roughly 30 hours of playing.
 

willp2003

Active Member
I put a couple of high power rechargable ones in mine and there still on 3 bars. i've turned off the sound and rumble to save power tho.
 

dan1979

Member
There's a batter indicator somewhere on the main menu screen. Also if you press a button on the controller when the machine is off the number of lights that flash is how many bars of battery life are left.
 

hutch

Distinguished Member
press the home button at any time and its at the bottom of the screen :)
 

Pillow Lover

Distinguished Member
Pressing the any button on the controller when the console is switched off works too.

It will briefly flash the number of lights, ie 1-4 depending on how much battery is left.

I was going to buy some rechargeables for it it but ending up buying a 36 pack of AAs from Costco instead. Should last ages.

RDB :)
 

norealplan

Member
Wilko's are doing rechargeable batteries cheap right now, 4 for £4.99 or charger and 4 batteries for £6.99.

I've replaced my batteries, but have been playing it quite a lot, and usually involves the nunchuck.
 

moofie

Active Member
From the hours clocked up on the Wii messageboard thingy, I got about 25 hours out of my packed in batteries.
 

MANGABOY

Well-known Member
http://www.firebox.com/index.html?dir=firebox&action=product&pid=1625&src_t=sbk&src_id=usbcell

If anyones going through batteries on their Will remote pretty quick an alternative could be getting usbcell batteries at the above link. They recharge simply by unscrewing the top and plugging into any USB port. Ingenius. They got pretty good reviews. They come in packs of two at £12.95, so I've ordered two, one set to go in my Wii remote and the others to go into the 2 wireless mice I have
 

marcstang

Well-known Member
I clocked up 19 hrs on Zelda, at least 2 hrs on the menu and wii creation, and approx 3-4 hrs on wii sports, and my battery indicator still shows it as 3/4 full.

With a bit of luck it won't run out till my charger and re-chargeable batteries arrive though :thumbsup:
 

kreeeee

Active Member
http://www.firebox.com/index.html?dir=firebox&action=product&pid=1625&src_t=sbk&src_id=usbcell

If anyones going through batteries on their Will remote pretty quick an alternative could be getting usbcell batteries at the above link. They recharge simply by unscrewing the top and plugging into any USB port. Ingenius. They got pretty good reviews. They come in packs of two at £12.95, so I've ordered two, one set to go in my Wii remote and the others to go into the 2 wireless mice I have

They're meant to have very poor battery life as they have a very low rated mAh rating.
 

Mafro

Active Member
I wonder how long it will be before someone releases a rechargable battery pack.
 

danvitale

Novice Member
Its a shame Nintendo couldnt bring out a play and charge equivilent.. the console does have a USB port in the rear....
 

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