Modchip for this Wii?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by theotherfreakygu, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. theotherfreakygu
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    theotherfreakygu Advanced Member

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    My friend had a nice starfall'd, cioscorp'd wii, and after my hours of work to get it just right for him, he installed 4.0, then put the HBC on the SD card (and took it off the NAND) for no apparent reason. So, now we need a chip to get him any means of homebrew back. So, I was wondering what chip we should get him? Our top priorities are the lowest price, and the ability to run most backups (so that we can make him discs of HBC installers and stuff like that.) Also, we don't want to do any soldering, but are willing to if necessary. Also, obviously it needs to be 4.0 compatible. Can anyone help us with this?
    To recap:
    -Low Price
    -High Backup Compatiblity
    -Clip-on rather than solder
    -4.0 Compatible.
    Also, his wii serial # starts with LU3.
     
  2. wchill

    wchill Resident chillxpert

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    Drivekey. $70. Just clip on 2 ribbon cables.
     
  3. theotherfreakygu
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    theotherfreakygu Advanced Member

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    I was thinking the solderless d2pro; his wii is LU344 and it seems like a simple enough install. I found it for about $58 USD. Would this work?
     
  4. wchill

    wchill Resident chillxpert

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    Solderless clips are failure-prone, I have a D2CKey + Wiiclip lying around that I couldn't get to work. So yes, it would work, but I don't recommend it. Drivekey is a much simpler, error-free install.
     
  5. acesniper

    acesniper GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    wasabi DX. wasabi is a good brand. i would buy from modchipcentral and they have free shipping for stuff over $75.
     
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