Nintendo's come back to STOP MODCHIPS on wii

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  1. Goldcoastr
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    Hi not sure if you all know

    but if you havnt got a wii yet get one now


    Last ten days, there is a new Wii console whose 3 pins of chipset (pin number 67, 68 and 69 ) had been cut in the market including JAP, US and PAL console. Now, install a modchip on Wii console become very difficult. Today, we also received same console from our friend "Bulu" and made quick photos for your reference. Here are the images for your first look. There are still some methods to solder these pins

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  2. thegame07

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    it has already been posted..
     
  3. laurenz

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    You're right, but that was only for JAP consoles.
    This post confirms that the newer Wii's have reached europe and the US.
     
  4. Goldcoastr
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    yeah i didnt know only seen it then

    any way my post is better

    has full details & picture of the cut off pins other tread asked if was true

    it indeed is true

    GET YOUR WII NOW BEFOR ITS TOOOOOOOOOOOO LATEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

    SHAME NINTENDO SHAME

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  5. Hanafuda

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    I don't blame 'em.

    But I'm happy to have a Wii from the japanese launch. [​IMG]
     
  6. Goldcoastr
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    yeah must off us on these furoms would have had it modded or going to soon so no need worry

    but yeah indeed nintendo still sell millions of wii's over the years now modding make very hard not for the home user as before

    i personaly think it was a set up

    the xeno team or are team wiikey made the game cube chip

    nindento released the wii able to install this chip then shut down haha any way im not worryed just wantedlet all know of bad news to sum good to others
     
  7. Paralel

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    Does anyone know of an easy way to tell if someone has one of these consoles without opening it up (ie serial number, etc...)?
     
  8. Tomobobo

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    Hopefully this'll ignite the quest for real homebrew, and not just backup loading. That was the problem with Xbox 360... Everyone was soo concerned with running backups that they forgot the big picture. Now even though there is an exploit for 360, the only thing anyone's working on is linux. It really pisses me off.
     
  9. jeklnoo

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    The difference is that xbox 360 has official support for homebrew. Thus many of the legit hackers may instead use this, leaving only the pirate hackers who don't care about homebrew and just want to play games for free.
     
  10. Sick Wario

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    i would also like to know how to tell these 'fixed' wiis from moddable wiis before i try to install any more wiikey
     
  11. Hooya

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    They're moddable, but they're significantly more difficult and so far the only method I've seen used to mod these is to take a dremel drill to the chip itself to expose more metal to rebuild the legs of the chip.

    WAY higher risk to your Wii, even if the most competent pros do it.

    Lots of stuff in this thread over at WiiNewz:
    http://psx-scene.com/forums/wii-modchips/5...y-hard-mod.html
     
  12. FAST6191

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    Wonder if a little strip/electrical ribbon could be run down past it to make a connection (maybe with some spikes added to form a good connection) rather that "sanding" or etching to reveal stuff.
     
  13. adgloride

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    I would laugh if someone started making drives for the wii, already modded. Let nintendo try stopping that.
     
  14. rashef

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    Umm... what kind of drives ?
     
  15. DigitalLife

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    Wow... I got my Wii around April 1st 2007, do you think I am affected?
     
  16. dsbomb

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    Do some searches through this forum. There was a post recently that told of the serial ranges that have had this done to them. I bought a Wii about 2 weeks ago, and it was not in that range. (I did not open it though, bought for someone else.) So it's probably just some very new models...
     
  17. H8TR

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    Nah, I got my Wii April 11th and installed a Wiikey last Tuesday.
     
  18. Goldcoastr
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    First ? answer

    NO there no way of telling if the uk shelfs have them by the serial number

    so every 1 get your wii now do not wait

    last yes you do have well i wouldnt dril but need cut or chip out bits of the chip set it instal the 3 legs or direct wire from chipset to modchip


    sum1 said sum thing bout the drive new ones

    ????

    what are you talking bout this made no sence to me

    Also no Way in BEEEEPPPPPPPPPPPPPP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    would sum 1 out they have told you the serial numbers of the new consoles



    you will neve know untill open the case

    last you guys reffer to other treads are not confirming this i confirm 100% every version of wii is being produced like this

    with the 3 pins cut

    will show up in all world market of wii every where soon sum area's there confirmed already on shelfs [​IMG]

    noooooooooooooooo

    maybe this why no wiikey update they play run lol
     
  19. corbs132

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    @gold: calm down...
     
  20. MC DUI

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    [​IMG]

    Thought the same!

    Reads like you are in that movie Crank!