So my wii just swallowed my SD card + adaptor...

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by Duncan Idaho, Dec 20, 2015.

  1. Duncan Idaho
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    Is there any way I can get it without having to open the console?
     
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    Whaaat? O-o How?
     
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    I distracteley thought I was inserting it into the slot of the SD and instead I ended inserting it on the Disc tray, the tray activated and it dragged it inside.
     
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    Holy [Swear word]
    What on earth?
    Press ejecct? Try putting a disc in?
     
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    I did that once... Took ages to fish it out, and ended up damaging the disc tray's motor.
    I think you need to open up your Wii if you want it out without breaking anything.
     
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    Eject din't do squat, havent considering the disc option.

    But yes #failnintendo

    Tbh I use the USB ports nowadays to load games, but yeah it would be very annoying.

    I think i'll end waiting for the tri wing screws unless someone here has a solution.
     
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    i'm sorry but how is this fail nintendo's fault? how do you make a disc drive that you can't mistakenly put a sd card into? i mean not saying you're the worlds biggest idiot or anything. everyone makes mistakes, but the only fail here is yours.
     
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    To be honest, I prefer the PC and PS2 Phat or Lite way of handling DVD's rather than the way the wii does, my dislike started after a little cousin of mine shoved a lego down the disc tray of the wii and I had to pay for it to be removed, I had my wii in the technician shop for nearly a month until the guy got on his arse to do the job.

    I find that the width of the tray or the design in and out of itself lends itself to such problems, I dobut it would be as easy to do this with a PC tray or a PS2 Phat/lite tray (as it happens I do own the latter PS2 model)
     
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    slot loading is a step faster in a sense there's no need to press eject for tray to insert disc. inserting disc vertically if your wii is placed as a tower is easier than with a tray.

    there are only about 4 different screws you need to remember opening the wii. unless you have no intention to remove the drive, it would make it 5.
     
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    I have no intention of removing the drive, I do have intentions of substituting the screws.
     
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    I would say unplug it and shake. :-/
     
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    Just be aware that the card could very well scratch the lens in the disc drive.
     
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    When we got our Wii, I was always scared to death of doing this. I wouldn't even touch the SD card because I was afraid I would lose it in the disc slot.
     
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    You could try easing it out at an angle with a plastic knife.
     
  16. Zanoab

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    I used 2 paper clips to remove a sd card out of my laptop's slot loader. You can probably do the same thing with proper planning and coordination.
     
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    Hence why my wii is powered off and left as it was.

    Will try it tomorrow while I wait for the screwdriver to arrive.

    It would be great if I could see the SD card, but I can't.
     
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    Sorry. I couldn't help but laught out loud about this fail :rofl2:
     
  19. Duncan Idaho
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    Trust me I would've laughed too if it wasn't for the annoyance I am feeling.

    Can't use my wii and I seriously wanted to Marathon all my Zelda games and see if I could get on Zelda I and II seeing as those are the only games I have yet to beat (I have finished OOT and MM, next on my list were, WW, TP, SS, ALTTP, OOA, OOS, Link's Awakening and then Zelda I and II)
     
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    You could use a paper clip or something thin to "scan" for the sd card. You need to curve the paper clip to form a blunt end and bend the end in to avoid hooking onto something accidentally. It takes a lot of planning and coordination to pull off but it isn't impossible.