Nintendo to compete with Microsoft’s Xbox and Sony’s Playstation launched its home video game console Wii on 19 November 2006, and there ways to connect with your TV set. To Connect Wii To A Smart TV, you have to follow steps as per your TV and requirement.
The name Wii sounds like ‘we’, which emphasizes that the console is for everyone. It was chosen over “Revolution” because the company wanted to keep it short, easy to pronounce, and distinctive.
The issue that most of the Wii user faces is, the Wii is older than your new TV, and now the connection is not much possible.
So here in this article, you will find all the possible methods and tactics you can use to connect Wii to a smart TV, and will again be able to enjoy games and all.
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Your concern about connecting Wii to TV is liable, because there is no TV-out port available in them, and they rely on standard AV cables.
But, no worries the methods listed here will do the job for you for sure.
How To Connect Wii To A Smart TV
Wii is unofficially known as Nintendo Wii, as this is the first device that was sold outside of Japan without the Nintendo branding. So, this Nintendo Wii can also be connected with the TV without cables, which is also mentioned later in this post.
So, follow the steps mentioned below to do the connection.
1. Connect Using Default TV Cables
This connects Wii at one end and RCA TV inputs at the other(Red and White are for audio and Yellow are for Video). This cable comes along with the Nintendo Wii.
When you get connected, you will be able to view Wii using your remote’s TV/Video button or Input select Aux, AV, or EXT.
2. Connect Using S-Video Cables
This cable is somewhat similar to the RCA cables but has one extra S-video connection, RCA(Red, White, Yellow) type cable goes exactly as per the TV slot as well as the S-video.
Set of this cable grouped together at the back of your TV set mostly, but sometimes at the side also. In the recent TV designs, all the connection options are provided at the back mostly.
Once connected, use your remote to get the signal of Wii.
3. Using SCART with Wii
SCART is a good option if you are running out of ports on the TV, it supports splitters and switched hubs for multiple connections.
It is basically RCA to SCART adapters, where you put RCA cables on one side and then SCART port directly to your TV. After this, switch to SCART input from input mode.
4. Using Component Cable
This is really a rare collection of five inputs, two for audio and three for video. Enable the progressive scan if available on your TV. Make sure of matching inputs.
For video, green is Y, blue is Pb/Cb and red is Pr/Cr, and for audio, red is right and white is left, select the correct input mode. Also, follow the below path in your Wii.
Settings> Wii Settings> Screen and set the resolution to 480p(HDTV). Also, set the Widescreen to 16:9 and click Confirm.
5. Connect Wii To Tv Using HDMI
You do not need to do much, just connect one end to Nintendo Wii and the other to your TV port. Then select HDMI as the source using your remote.
Using HDMI cable gives a good video quality too.
Every TV has two or more than two HDMI ports, so if one is used in your set-top box, you can use another one easily.
6. Using a VGA monitor
Using RCA to VGA breakout cable, you can easily connect your Nintendo Wii to a VGA monitor.
This method is useful if you are using Wii as a PC, which is by the way possible. You can install Linux OS on your Wii.
[NOTE:- Plug the sensor bar cable at the back of the Wii, and place it either on top or below your TV, preferably as centered as possible. The Sensor Bar allows the Wii to detect the Wii Remote when it is pointed at the screen.]
I hope Above mentioned methods to Connect Wii To a Smart TV work for you.
But in case of any issue please comment on your query.
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