There are plenty of ironic/sadistic videos available on the Youtube analyzing the device. My question was – what we have inside? And believe or not, you won’t be disappointed ;).
That clone of Wii uses infrared LEDs for the communication.
First let’s dissect one of the two pads:
The funniest thing is what our friends Chinese are using as a cheap acceleration sensor:
BTW, resonators are 455KHz filters that are normally used in radio receivers.
And now the surprise (especially for these who have seen the insides of other Game Consoles):
I bet this was not what you would expect to be inside of a game console. Moreover, it more resembles a door bell or a speaking Birthday card.
Let me guess … Zone60 (as a flagman product) probably has one big chip more, the one that is missing here 😉
Seems like all the Chinese wisdom resides on that chip:
Another big shock for me was the year of production:
T=1.6mm … very interesting! It means, in March 2009 they still manufactured these … with such a quality:
However, T=1.2mm elsewhere.
Having a second thought on scalable economies: