Got the Chip but kind of scared

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Feb 3, 2008
  1. AhmedAtry
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    I recently bought a Wiikey and it finally arrived the other day. I have been trying to find someone to mod it for me in the Houston area but had no luck, so now it looks like im forced to try and mod it myself. Problem with it though is that i have no prior modding experience. Any ideas?
     
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    If you want to play Brawl (the North American version) when it comes out, then just hold off on installing the Wiikey right now, at least until a working patch comes out.
     
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    the soldering job itself shouldnt be too hard... make sure you know what you are doing when you begin though. also i recommend using wires so you can detach the chip easily later if necessary.
     
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    When does the North American Version come out?
     
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    March 9th, 2008.

    If a Firmware doesn't get released by then, I am going to uninstall my chip.
     
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    You can uninstall a Wiikey chip? [​IMG]
     
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    Yeah...just desolder the wires...
     
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    Ah, I did not use wires for my chip :/

    I never thought of uninstalling it either tbh
     
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    Does anyone like have a in depth guide for wii key installation for noobs, or like a video?
     
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    Well if you used quicksolder method its still possible but theres a risk of damaging the pads and/or the chip.
     
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    ahmed, go up and read my previous post
     
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    Thanks man i didnt even noticed that post must of skimmed over it, how much did he charge for it?
     
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    Well the pads arn't very sensitive.
    When i thougt i had fired my wii i just did rip the WiiKey out the cabbels also.
    Nothing gone wrong. Now its installed with quicksolder method.
     
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    Man, I gotta find someone that will do a ON/OFF switch mod for my Wiikey, but first I gotta find out if it was quick soldered or wired.
     
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    If you had a pro install your wiikey, then why didnt you have him/her install the switch?
     
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    Hey Houston people, I live near the University of Houston (main campus) and installed my WiiKey myself. If you still need help PM me.
     
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    I had my Wiikey installed back in June or July, so I didn't really think about needing a switch.

    I tried contacting my installer, but he apparently has stopped modding, so I have to find another person who is in my area. Hopefully he starts up again so I can get my switch.
     

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