The snakebyte Premium Fitness Board is compatible with games that are meant for Nintendo's Balance Board. Simulate Ski jumps, skate, learn with fun fitness coaches or play balance games. Because of the solid build quality, the Fitness Board can carry up to 180KG of weight. The integrated digital weight scale can be used even without the Wii being switched on.
The snakebyte Premium Fitness Board is compatible with the Nintendo Wii and the corresponding software – no matter if it’s a funny fitness trainer, ski jumping, skating or balance games. The built-in electronic scale with LC display, weighs your body regardless of the Wii console.
The black snakebyte Premium Fitness Board connects wirelessly via Bluetooth technology to the Wii console and captivates with its super sleek and elegant design as well as a high quality and solid workmanship that allows a maximum weight limit of 180 kg. (Nintendo licensed software titles support a maximum of 150 kg). An additional feature are the “activity indicator lights” that are located on both sides of the board which are illuminated once pressure is applied to the board.
The built-in LC display weighs your body regardless of the Wii console.
A special feature is the built-in electronic scale with LC display that weighs your body regardless of your console being turned on or not.
The LC display of the snakebyte Premium Fitness Board is configured to measure up to 180 kg and can also be used as a weight scale. (The scale is not meant to be your main weight control device)
The timer function is an added feature which measures your current exercise session’s duration. (The timer will reset automatically after every session.)
A TV, a Nintendo Wii console, a sports game and a snakebyte Premium Fitness Board – that’s the gym of the future. The advantages of having an in-home gym are obvious: the class is available any time, no commute or annoying search for parking necessary. Money saving and very kind on your nerves!
Use the Premium Fitness Board to intensify your work-out with the Wii console, become more active or to just shed a few pounds.
Compared to the original Balance Board the snakebyte Premium Fitness Board offers lots of additional features like the LC display with weight indicator and timer, the “activity indicator lights” on each side of the board and the higher weight capacity of 180 kg.
Start your work-out on the snakebyte Premium Fitness Board today and get your body in great shape!
The Premium Fitness Board displays the number of hours the board has been in use under the heading "ST".
Please keep in mind, that "ST" is only a timer which displays how many hours have been played. It is not an abbreviation for "stones" (a measurement of weight in the UK).
To successfully connect the Premium Fitness Board with your Wii console, please do the following steps:
SYNCHRONISATION OF THE PREMIUM FITNESS BOARD
Activate your Wii console
Start a Balance Board compatible game software
In the game you will be prompted to synchronise your Fitness Board. Depending on the games in use this prompt may appear at different stages early in the game, for example in the options menu.
Press the "POWER" button on the front of your Premium Fitness Board until the Power LED lights up.
Press the "SYNC" button inside the battery compartment of the Premium Fitness Board once. Now press and release the "SYNC" button on the console (red button behind the cover on the console’s front).
Your Premium Fitness Board’s front LED will light constantly, indicating a successful hardware-handshake of Board and console.
Only one Premium Fitness Board can be synchronised with your console at a time. It will be connected to P4, a Wii Remote that might have been registered as P4 before will be disconnected.
Press the "Clear" button in order to calibrate the weighing scale.
"The snakebyte Premium Fitness Board is an adequate alternative to Nintendo's Balance Board, has all exact features and additionally works as a weight scale."
"Furthermore it can carry up to 180kg of weight - Nintendo's board could only hold 150kg."
Wii Magazin 07/2009 Pg. 96
"The snakebyte Balance Board is as heavy as Nintendo's one (3.9kg), but can hold 30kg more weight and for 59 euros its a low-price alternative."
"The appearance is similar to the original..."
M! Games 12/2009 Pg. 76
"The processing is in no way inferior to the original."
"... in addition to that, Snakebyte's product has a weigh-function with an LED display."
"Conclusion: Not worse than the original [...]"
Games Aktuell 11/2009, Pg. 88
"While the Fitnessboard functions unrestrictedly and no difference is seen towards the original Balance Board [...]"
"It really is laudable, that a third party manufacturer copies the Balance Board properly."
N-Zone 11/2009, Pg. 13
"The chief attraction of the whole thing - the device has an integrated weight scale, which even works without a console."
"Very convenient, as we find, is that this function is usable even without a console."
"The functionality in game is equal to the original, beyond that the device can be used without the Wii as a usual weight scale."
"The design in black with blue LED's is additionally very impressive."
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"The accessory distributor Snakebyte now also struck and brings out the first Premium Fitness Board as a low-priced alternative to Nintendos own hardware, which was the only one out until now."
"The /Snakebyte Premium Fitness Board/ alternative product is qualitative on the same level as the original, costs less, can carry 30KG more weight, has cute blue lights and a digital weight scale."
"So who ever is looking for an even cheaper version of the original Balance Board will be well advised by Snakebyte and recieve a Board which is qualitative equal to the original and will even be sent a few more features home!"
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