Hardware Wii doesn't display when turned on

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I was playing Super Mario Galaxy 2 on USB Loader GX today. After getting a star, the screen went black to take me to the overworld, but it never displayed: no audio/video. I turned the console off. Now, the Wii won't display at all. It will turn on, even with the Wiimote, but there is no audio/video and the Wiimote just flashes (won't connect). However, the green power light and blue drive light come on. Also, I can hear the drive move when it's turned on. Does anyone have any ideas?

Currently, I am using an aftermarket component cable. I also tried to original composite cable, but it doesn't work either.

Model is RVL-001: NTSC-U
 

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Alright, so it seems to be bricked. I tried replacing the wifi and bluetooth components and it still doesn't work. I have another Wii that is stock, but no gamecube ports. It looks like the ports and drive can just be swapped right out with a bit of soldering for the GC ports and memory card slots. There's a hack done by deadlyfoez on hackaday, but I'm not sure about which surface mount components need to be swapped. Also, if I use USB loader, is there any other software hack that needs to be done to get this to work?

Any help or direction will be greatly appreciated.
 

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Looks like you need to get back into Priiloader then Boot into Bootmii. Do you still have a copy of your NAND back up? I don't think I would try to change parts for parts.

Have you tried to see if you can get into Recovery Mode?

I am not an expert but I have been doing lots to try and get my second Wii that I got for free working.
 

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I was offered a Wii for $9 no wires just console. Is that a crap deal?

Sure if you don't mind getting the cables and sensor bar. You can get them off Amazon for relatively cheap. Whats crazy is finding 2GB SD Cards for a cheap price.

The Wii I received came from a bidding site on FB for my area. It was a bucket full of electronics and wires etc. I got a working Playstation 2 out of it that I am planning on modding.
 
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Sure if you don't mind getting the cables and sensor bar. You can get them off Amazon for relatively cheap. Whats crazy is finding 2GB SD Cards for a cheap price.

The Wii I received came from a bidding site on FB for my area. It was a bucket full of electronics and wires etc. I got a working Playstation 2 out of it that I am planning on modding.
Thanks, I was kinda wanting to get it and it had that 2gb white sd card in there but the thing was missing a face plate and looked banged up. I guess its not a bad price unless its a dud but I'll just have to wait and see.
 

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Looks like you need to get back into Priiloader then Boot into Bootmii. Do you still have a copy of your NAND back up? I don't think I would try to change parts for parts.

Have you tried to see if you can get into Recovery Mode?

I am not an expert but I have been doing lots to try and get my second Wii that I got for free working.

I don't have priiloader and Bootmii is IOS instead of boot2. I bought the Wii hacked already because I didn't want to fool with it, ha. Now, here I am.
 

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