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    Connect a Wii to a Whiteboard?

    Don't you just know its Christmas! Been asked is it possible to connect a Wii up to a Whiteboard and projector but as I don't own one not sure about what connections are available or possible. I know the standard connection is via scart to TV (or composite RGB) but can I connect it to a whiteboard wall connection that has audio and video phono connections and some SVGA connection as well as the usual VGA. Sure I must be able to as seen it being used with projectors in Shopping centre demo's etc.

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    yup, there should be no problems. Our one at home as the 3 seperate leads, so it should just plug into the video/audio inputs on the connections box.

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    agreed - we've got one in the IT office, and one in PE that hitch up lovely.

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    Thanks, I'll let them know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sirbendy View Post
    agreed - we've got one in the IT office, and one in PE that hitch up lovely.
    IN THE IT OFFICE ...whats this all about?




    Can i come and play

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    Quote Originally Posted by TechSupp View Post
    Been asked is it possible to connect a Wii up to a Whiteboard and projector
    Do you just mean a projector, you won't be able to connect a USB whiteboard up to your Wii (but see here for how to turn your Wiimote into a whiteboard!).

    We have some Wiis permanently hooked up to our projectors. Most projector connector boxes will take a variety of connections these days, generally two VGA, video and s-Video, so you can leave everything plugged in and just switch the projector between inputs. If you have a separate amplifier with speakers (which most people do, the speakers built-in to projectors are normally pretty weedy), then a twin-phono-to-stereo converter cable comes in handy to plug the sound from the Wii into a stereo input port. Might also want a two-way stereo splitter cable if you only have one stereo input that's taken up by a computer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TechSupp View Post
    Don't you just know its Christmas! Been asked is it possible to connect a Wii up to a Whiteboard and projector but as I don't own one not sure about what connections are available or possible. I know the standard connection is via scart to TV (or composite RGB) but can I connect it to a whiteboard wall connection that has audio and video phono connections and some SVGA connection as well as the usual VGA. Sure I must be able to as seen it being used with projectors in Shopping centre demo's etc.
    busy in your school then?

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    we used to hold a youth club where a Wii, Xbox 360 and DVD player were all linked up to a HD projector at the same time.

    Expensive youth club if you ask me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EvLPhenom View Post
    IN THE IT OFFICE ...whats this all about?




    Can i come and play
    It's our baby..heh. Officially, it's to demonstrate sensors and control. Unofficially, it's to de-stress. I did the "use the wiimote as a mouse" thing with my home one...good fun.

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    We do this every Year , but this year we have more Wii`s than ever and a few Wii fits the kids do love it but not as much as the staff :-)

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    Funnily we have no consoles this year, last year we did have a PS2 and Guitar Hero 2 which was fun

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    been running a guitar hero tournament here all week with a PS3 connected to a projector. much better use than some boring powerpoint!

    really hard to play devil went down to georgia when standing too close to the screen in a room full of kids.

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    I've been secretly hoping someone was going to bring a console in, but no ones mentioned it

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    Our LSU have a Wii... and we connect that to the whiteboard for them no problem

    .. not enough time for us to have gaming time although our 6th form common room is supposed to be getting an Xbox360 y'know where i will be during my lunch after xmas



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