1. nwh212

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    I recently bought a Wii that has no sound output, so I got to work on it. I opened it up and aside from dust, the board seems fine, nothing fried or abnormal. I tested the pins of the AV out port to make sure they were continuous, and they seemed fine. I tried changing the Wii's sound settings, nothing. I tried different cables, nothing. I tried powering it from the wall and not from a surge protector, nothing. I reset the Wii, nothing. When put loudly through my amplifier, the speakers him a very low noise, of which I know is coming from the system. What is it that could have gone wrong? Is there a component that could've fried that I'm unaware of? Could someone have screwed up on custom firmware or something? What could've caused this?
     
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    Not completely sure. Maybe something with CFW.
     
  3. V10lator

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    Try to clean the board with isoprophyl alcohol none the less. I had weird things caused by dust on other systems, so that's the first thing I do when getting my hands on a dusted system showing weird symptoms.
     
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    Did you try compressed air in the RGB connections?
     
  5. nwh212

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    I tried that, it unfortunately hasn't solved the issue. I may try it again but I doubt it'll change if it didn't work the first time.
    Yup. The port seems to be fine. In fact, there is sound coming from the Wii - cranking my amp to max volume reveals a low electrical hum that I have confirmed comes from the wii. Is it possible that something on the board blown, or the firmware is janked?
     
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    I imagine it would be something hardware, not software. I don't know if you can, but look into buying a new audio card
     
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    New audio card? I'll see if I can.
     
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    It seems the suspect could be a preamp chip on the board located nearest to the AV output on the bottom side of the board. The chip reads 932 AMPAM. Anyone know where to find a replacement for this?
     
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