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General Wiimote and Technology => General Hardware Talk => Topic started by: jamesKL on November 07, 2008, 01:54:05 AM

Title: Just wan to make sure
Post by: jamesKL on November 07, 2008, 01:54:05 AM
The Infrared camera detects the leaking chemical which is so call heat of the infrared led right? Sorry for asking this newbie question just want to make sure...
Title: Re: Just wan to make sure
Post by: Brain21 on November 13, 2008, 11:29:34 AM
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The Infrared camera detects the leaking chemical which is so call heat of the infrared led right? Sorry for asking this newbie question just want to make sure...

The camera detects the light from the IR Led.  There's no chemicals involved.  The IR Led puts out light at a wavelength/spectrum that our eyes can't see.  The IR Camera is setup to detect this "invisible" light.