How tight is your wiiclip

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by ole jason, Sep 8, 2008.

  1. ole jason
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    My wiiclip seems to be a lot looser than it should be. The chip on the dvd drive just slides right in with no hesitation. Everything I've read has said there should be a 'pop' when the two pieces of hardware finally come to know one another.

    In all seriousness this thing is beginning to anger me. When I boot up the wii it's like it isn't even there.
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  2. Tichinde925

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    Did you buy the Modchip and the WiiClip from reliable sellers?
     
  3. ole jason
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    modchipcentral... they seem to have a good rep
     
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    I know what you mean. But mine vibrates...a lot. And makes a lot of noise. It'll be fine. As long as it works fine, there's nothing wrong with it.
     
  5. ole jason
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    Mine doesn't work at all. Do you think it being loose could be the problem? It's the only thing I can figure at this point.

    I've tried multiple brands of discs, including imation -R, and tried all the discs available. I think I've made about 14 coasters at this point haha
     
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    Couldnt you just tape it down so that it doesnt move?
     
  7. heliuscc

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    taping it down won't help if it's not touching the contacts. You did buy the right clip didn't you?
    I would have bought from ozmodchips, he's dead sound, that's where I bought my 2, and he's the other side of the world from me, still got here in a week and worked fine!
     
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    I checked the outside of the clip and it looks legit.

    The clip is actually attached quite tight now. I couldn't simply lift it off like I could previously. I didn't pull it off just yet because I'm afraid I'll damage something.

    At this point I'm baffled as to what the problem could be. I even made a special trip to buy yet another brand of dvd (verbatim -R) to try but they still don't work.
     
  10. ModchipCentral

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    Which chip and clip do you have?
     
  11. ole jason
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    It's the wiikey and v3 clip package. I bought it from you guys actually.

    I just got your email that it comes with 1.9b... would that explain why none of the config discs work? I'm going to try a couple more backup iso's I have on here just to make sure the problem isn't my rip. I think I've tried everything else.
     
  12. ModchipCentral

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    No, the config discs will still work no matter what firmware your Wiikey has. Try using Verbatim DVD-R's
     
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    That site showing the fake wii-clips is great. Wonderful, actually. Except it doesn't show legit ones in comparison so you can tell the difference.

    And ole jason, you were commenting on my posts about Wiikey/Clip I thought. I assumed your setup was working fine? If I ever get my shipment I'll let you know if I have the same problem
     
  14. ole jason
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    I'm sure it will work fine. It seems like most people get them working fine. I've modded every disc drive console I've owned since the ps1 and this is the first time I've had a chip not work so I figure my time had come haha
     
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    I recently installed a wiiclip/wiikey combination in my wii. The clip didnt seem to attach properly, and always came off very easily. To get it working, I did this...
    1. take a good, close up look at the wiiclip check all of the pins. If any of them appear out of alignment use a needle and reposition them *very* carefully. Try installing again. That didnt help - the wii wasnt recognising the chip would still play originals, not recognise backups.
    2. Solder the power and ground point from the chip to the circuit board. The points are nice and big so not too hard. I know it defeats the point of a solderless chip, but this worked for me! I pushed the clip on until it was stable, and then soldered the two wires. Chip worked fine on first attempt. After that, I taped the wiiclip securely down, reassembled and all is now well.

    Good luck!
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  16. nightwalker

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    mine worked great...got it off DX when they still had it in stock!
     
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    My WiiKey WiiClip fit perfectly fine, but the D2Pro that I installed (which is lost in the mail i think, I sent it back to ModChipCentral so it could get updated) was loose.
     
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  19. ole jason
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    Did it work when it was loose?

    I'm sending mine back. Hopefully the replacement will work.
     
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    Yeah it worked fine but once I opened it up to take it out I just touched it and it was out. I was like "OK" and I sent it back. I hope ModChipCentral gets it soon. I really think it got lost or stolen.