NTSC peripheries on PAL system

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  1. MoFoS
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    Am I right in thinking there is no way an 'NTSC' Balance Board will work on a PAL wii, no matter the modchips/updates etc.?

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  2. Lumstar

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    Such things often do work. But like with importing PC games, it's at your own risk since the documentation usually doesn't mention import play.
     
  3. Nekobibu

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    Have there ever been region-locked peripherals?
    This is not a sarcastic question, I'm just asking, because I don't think I've ever seen one.
     
  4. superrob

    superrob H4X H4X H4X!

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    Well.. The Wii controller, Nunchuck and that works with any region wii.

    Why would this not?
     
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    I dunno. It's just not syncing for me.

    I press the power button and the sync button and all that, but it's just not connecting.

    Anyone got any ideas?
     
  6. Bob Evil

    Bob Evil The Department of Home-Made Insecurity

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    I have the Japanese version of Wii-Fit, and it, and the balance board, work fine with my PAL Wii ... my Wii is un-modded, and I'm using FreeLoader.

    Peripherals don't have region-coding.
     
  7. MoFoS
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    Thanks for the confirmation thebobevil!

    Was there any special way u sync'd it? Just put in wii-fit and pressed the sync buttons, and it was all good?
     
  8. Lumstar

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    Region locked peripherals? Not too often these days. Used to be more common.

    The TurboGrafx has a different shaped controller port than its Japanese cousin. And NES controllers didn't work on the original Famicom model, as it had built-in controllers.