Can your moded Wii read DVDRW ?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by mattlouf, Jun 26, 2008.

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  1. Never has and never will

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  2. Without any problems

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  3. I need to insert it many times before it boots

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  4. Never tested // didn't knew DVDRW could be read by Wii

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  5. Worked some times but not anymore

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  1. mattlouf
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    mattlouf GBAtemp Regular

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    It can be +RW or -RW

    I wanted to have your feed-back about DVDRW issue. Thanks
     
  2. SenorClean

    SenorClean GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I've tried a dew different +RW discs, all worked OK.

    Nice way to test out custom mods etc.
     
  3. rhyguy

    rhyguy GBAtemp Maniac

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    I use a sony dvd+rw
     
  4. Lukeage

    Lukeage GBAtemp Regular

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    I've had issues but a burn has either worked or it hasn't, no inbetween. I'd say its related to the fact the disc is quite old and had seen a bit of use.
     
  5. elektrixxx

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    +RW's worked for me.
     
  6. mattlouf
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    mattlouf GBAtemp Regular

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    That's what I thought, so I bought a brand new one (not the same brand through), but got the same errors : I had to insert it many times before it boots, like the "old used" ones.
     
  7. berlinka

    berlinka You have sustained a lethal injury.

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    Never had any problems. Off course after 20 burns it's best to throw it away.

    I allways burn my DVD+RW with IMGBURN on 2.4 speed
     
  8. jayparadox

    jayparadox GBAtemp Fan

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    Absolutely no problems(Wiinja Deluxe, prelaunch console) with any disk burnt at any speed.
     
  9. darkhawk

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    I use Tesco's(probably about as generic as you can get) +RW they work fine with my WiiKey(original) burn at x4.
     
  10. skawo96

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    They work perfectly [​IMG]

    Tesco's? We have a hipermarket there called TESCO.
     
  11. MetalReaper

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    i used a lot of brands and they all seem to work perfectly.
     
  12. Defiance

    Defiance oh my god.. it's full of trading cards...

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    I'm pretty sure the Wii can read DVD-RWs. I know the GC can't.
     
  13. Kiljaeden

    Kiljaeden GBAtemp Regular

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    I've used a Sony DVD-RW and it worked with no problems.
     
  14. Raylene2K7

    Raylene2K7 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    My Gamecube can!

    I've played many games just using a mini dvd-r and after i played it i burned something else on it
     
  15. Shuny

    Shuny I'm in yr forum, reading yr postz

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    Works flawlessy on my Wii with a Sony DVDRW
     
  16. Koekje

    Koekje GBAtemp Regular

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    Works here too with brandless dvd-rw's, they don't have a brand but work even as flawless as a Verbatim.
     
  17. killplaystation

    killplaystation GBAtemp Fan

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    cyclowiz reads all my media, i used RW to trucha sign in various dols into a game image while i had lent out Zelda before the hbc
     
  18. RetroGamer

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    I use Verbatim DVD-RWs. They work just fine. I haven't tried re-writing any of them, however. My college bookstore was selling ten packs for $0.99 apiece, so I grabbed several. (I'm pretty sure the whole thing was a huge mistake, but a huge mistake that worked out well for me.)
     
  19. Sportsmaniac1322

    Sportsmaniac1322 GBAtemp Maniac

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    So would you guys recommend DVD+RW or DVD-RW? Sorry for the newb question [​IMG]
     
  20. killplaystation

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    depends on what your chip supports, if its both, then go with the cheapest i guess
     
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