Wii making a lot of noise, clicking

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Mar 21, 2008
  1. Marticuno
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    What is the cause? Is it bad media? I mean the discs run fine, but there is alot of clicking and stuff inside the Wii. Is this very bad? What should I do? It only occurs on backups. I use Verbatim (don't know where they are made) 16x certified. And backups also works on 1x. Does this mean if I continue the laser will die?

    I'm afraid to killl my Wii/laser, so please help [​IMG]

    Thanks.
     


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    Does an official disk do the same thing?
     
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    Nope, not near the clicking I get on backups [​IMG]
     
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    I think for Brawl, the noise happens no matter if you're on a backup or original.
     
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    Yeah probs because it is a DL-dics. But I'm getting it on single layers as well.
    But what excactly is the noise? Is it the laser? You have all heard it before, it occurs when you turn on and start an original.
     
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    It's your entire Wii. Take it and smash it against the wall. Just kidding. If it's all your backups, then it's definitely not the laser, just your DVDs. Your Wii isn't gonna break any time soon.
     
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    you must be paranoid about the noise makes. get in game faster so you can take your mind off of it ! ;P

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    im paranoid too.. esp for no more heroes ntsc T_T


    it will make a lot of difference if you can record the sound of the noise your wii is making instead of trying to describe it with words. i can only guess the noise at the wii startup is the "TOC" clicking sound. this has made me want to eject the disc alot more because each time i navigate out of the wii home channel and go back it has to reload the disc again with the TOC noise !!1

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    nvm i just went to youtube to get videos of other ppl's wii drive noises ;P
    search: wii drive noise
    http://youtube.com/results?search_query=wi...mp;search_type=

    the exact TOC noise at startup ! [​IMG] on a naked wii too so you can see all the action lol
    Wii Drive Noise
    http://youtube.com/watch?v=9tvrFLgoZOI

    Wii Brawl Drive Noise
    http://youtube.com/watch?v=hgJVGZSmAcU


    i dont know what part of the drive makes this noise
     
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    I bet you have a Wiikey.
     
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    more info on what you mean ? pls. wiikey is notorious but enlighten us with what you know here in this topic: noisy wii fitted with a wiikey
    thank yoooooos
     
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    Well I have a Wiinja.
    But since it probably is the media, will the laser die sooner when it makes that noise?
     
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    Nah, it's just that 1.9g forces the drive to 3x, which makes the sounds of the laser assembly moving more obvious.
     
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    Quote-bumping this, as I'm still pretty concerned [​IMG]
     
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    My opinion is no. Lasers don't die for any reason apart from living out their natural lives.
     
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    My wii is doing the same and I checked my verbatims are from India

    wut the fuck?
     
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    maybe is the speed that you burn your dvds. i saw that the best speed is 4x. if you burn higher than that you´ll break your laser lens(just like i did)
     
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    I always burn at 2.4 x
     
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    Will high speeds break my lens? :wtf:
    Cause I found out higher speeds also works. Just not 4x.
     
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    No, the speeds will not break your lens.
     
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    I have the same noises as this one, except it happens to me for every backup game I have:



    I can say pretty safely that it does not hurt your Wii in the short term. I've been playing backups since february 2007 and my Wii is not broken in any way yet.
     

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