Wiimote Whiteboard IR Saber

Create an awesome IR pen from a toy light sword and control your computer with gestures.

Written by James McLain


Time Required: 1 Hour

Cost: $10–$15

Command your “smartboard” with an elegant weapon for a civilized age,


» Toy laser sword such as Amazon #B00345MQ8W. I love the style and length of this one.

» Speaker wire, 2-conductor, 24 gauge, 31"

» Resistor, 33Ω, ¼W

» LED, infrared, 940nm such as Vishay Electronics #TSAL 6400

» Electrical tape, white, 12"

» Push button, momentary

» Wire, solid


» Wire cutters/strippers

» Pliers, needlenose

» Screwdriver

» Utility knife

» Drill and or 3/16" bit

» Soldering ...

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