How much did a WaveBird cost?

Nintendo announced in a press release this morning that the WaveBird wireless controller for the Nintendo GameCube will debut on June 10, for a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $34.95. The controller was originally scheduled for release June 24 at $39.95.

How does the WaveBird controller work?

The Nintendo GameCube WaveBird Wireless Controller uses revolutionary RF technology that allows people to play Nintendo GameCube from anywhere in the room, without wires and without having to be directly in front of an infrared receiver. The WaveBird Wireless Controller replaces standard controllers.

Does any receiver work with WaveBird?

2 Answers. No, not any controller will work. You have to figure out what receiver you have and make sure the controller is the same make. For example, you attached this question to the “WaveBird” device which is a specfic type of receiver / controller combo.

How do I fix my WaveBird controller?

WaveBird Wireless Controller Troubleshooting Make sure the orange power light on the Controller is on. If the light is not on, try replacing the batteries. Ensure the Receiver is fully inserted into the correct controller socket on the front of the Nintendo GameCube. With the Controller turned on, press any button.

Why are WaveBird Controllers good?

The Wavebird Controllers do a great job! No more wires for the kids or me to step on and knock over the game system. They work on radio frequency so it doesn’t have to be pointed at the game system for them to be read like the some remotes and their range is pretty far.

Do WaveBird controllers work with Wii?

Like all GameCube controllers, the WaveBird Wireless Controller is compatible with the original Wii model (RVL-001), for use with GameCube and Virtual Console titles as well as certain Wii games and WiiWare titles.

Why is my GameCube controller not working?

If the issue persists, try the following: Use a different port on the GameCube Controller Adapter. If available, use a different GameCube Controller. Verify if a different supported device, such as a Pro Controller or a Joy-Con Charging Grip, registers correctly while connected to the USB ports on the dock.

Do WaveBird controllers rumble?

Please note that the WaveBird Controller does not have a built-in rumble feature like the original Nintendo GameCube Controller. BATTERY LEAKAGE: Leakage of battery acid can cause personal injury as well as damage to your WaveBird Controller.

Why is my power a controller not working?

There might be a problem with the connections between the LED and the power of the controller. This could be either because it has fallen or a beverage has been spilled on it. The best option is to open the controller and check the connections with a voltage tester.

How do you fix an unresponsive GameCube controller?

Unplug the GameCube controller and GameCube Controller Adapter from the Nintendo Switch dock, then plug them back in. If a USB hub is being used with the dock, remove it momentarily and ensure that the Game Controller Adapter is connected directly to the dock.