Playing Disk Backups with Mic Support

Discussion in 'Wii - Backup Loaders' started by kingofsnake, Dec 7, 2009.

  1. kingofsnake

    kingofsnake Advanced Member

    Mar 30, 2009
    I am looking for a method to play disk backups such as We Sing and U Sing.

    SM 4.0E
    cIOS 249 rev14
    The latest hermes cIOS installed.

    Neogamma R8 beta15
    Softchip Latest.

    Neogamma has no Mic support due to cIOS
    Softchip gives the 002 error with all cIOS tried 202, 222, 223, 249 with fix 002 error both enabled and disabled.

    Any idea how to fix this would be appreciated. (By The Wife)

    If this has been covered before I am sorry but the site search not working for me.
  2. melodical

    melodical GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 8, 2009
    There are known issues to getting probs with instruments on a softmodded/hardmodded wii

    You probably need to install hermes cios. Instruments such as mics etc are quite problematic with waninkoko's Cios's and therefore you need to install Hermes Cios's which are based on old version of waninkoko's cios with instrument support. I had the same trouble with some games with my guitar. Google 'hermes 222' or 'hermes 222 instrument' etc.

    Unable to put a link in here to the actual page as gbatemp disallows links to cIOS's and I would probably get banned!

    Enjoy! [​IMG]
  3. kingofsnake

    kingofsnake Advanced Member

    Mar 30, 2009
    Yes I understand the probs caused with cIOS 249. and I have hermes cIOS installed in the following manner.
    cIOS222. 38 merged 37
    cIOS223. as 38
    cIOS202. 38 merged 60
    as recomended in this guide Here

    I understand these settings can be used for USB loading but I am trying to play from disk and cannot find a disk loader that works, SoftChip is the only disk loader I can find which allows me to choose which cIOS to use and that just keeps giving me the 002 error even when the fix 002 error is enabled.

    Anyone know another loader to use or if I need to tweak the cIOS settings.
    Please don't tell me to use USB loading (no spare HD) and this request is for the wife and as simple a solution as possible is best, at the moment she can just about find her way around disk loading.
  4. smf

    smf GBAtemp Maniac

    Feb 23, 2009
    You might be better off with a mod chip, reading dvd's with a soft mod is slow and you don't want it to lag (make sure you get one that is soldered to your drive controller and allows faster than 4x reading).
    A loader for discs sounds too complicated for her anyway, usb loaders are far more user friendly than the disc loaders.
  5. Eddie_Brock

    Eddie_Brock GBAtemp Fan

    Apr 15, 2009
    Vancouver Island
    I use softchip and backup discs to run GH5, Smash Hits, and Rockband Beatles... all with guitars and USB microphone.
    I believe that I have MulticIOS installed to 223, and Hermes v4 installed to 222. I have to use 222 for Rockband, and 223 for the Guitar Hero's.

    There is a thread somewhere on the forum with more details on getting these working with proper IOS's. Getting your games to load off disc with a microphone shouldn't be a problem.

    Edit: Music games are not very demanding, and therefore the 3x read speed on the discs should not pose a problem at all. Loading times might be slightly higher, but the games run just as they would from an original disc.
  6. WiiPower

    WiiPower GBAtemp Guru

    Oct 17, 2008
    Gambia, The
    Strange, i'm using NeoGamma with cIOS rev 14 to play SingIt from usb with 2 mics connected to an usb hub.
  7. kingofsnake

    kingofsnake Advanced Member

    Mar 30, 2009
    Once again you are correct WiiPower, just tried it with a friends Wii and both games play with mic support.

    They have neogamma R8 beta 13. I have beta 15 and I also have a modchip the old WiiD so maybe the modchip was causing the problem. Will fiddle around a bit further.

    thanks to all who replied.
  8. jtheg

    jtheg Member

    Nov 16, 2009
    I too am trying to play the above singing games can you please post a follow up if you managed to solve this one. cheers.
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