Wiip! Open Source modchip

Discussion in 'Wii - Hacking' started by pelago, Feb 12, 2007.

Feb 12, 2007

Wiip! Open Source modchip by pelago at 10:24 PM (3,596 Views / 0 Likes) 22 replies

  1. pelago
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    I thought this deserved its own thread. TCNiSO are working on releasing schematics and source code for a cheap modchip, Wiip! http://www.tcniso.net/Nav/Wiip/
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    I bet this'll get those prices down. Good to see some new development, and open source, all the better!
     
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    I really like the attitude of these guys..

    open source, but if you want pre-made you pay a symbolic fee..

    I must say that to them I wouldn't mind to pay 30$
     
  4. lolsjoel

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    Right on, right on.
     
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    Wow, that looks great.
    I can't wait to have a go at building a modchip.
     
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    max console dont know english?

    it costs 10$ to built... in equipment! LOL you don't pay for it! dahhhh
     
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    They do know English, but they get payed for every CycloWiz they sell.
    And if there's an option between free for a cool open source thing and paying a shitload of money to some shitty cloning company, then guess what, sales will drop a little for them... [​IMG]
     
  9. FAST6191

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    Good to know, thanks pelago.

    With regard to maxconsole I know the whole "open source" thing can get a bit confusing but that is just plain moronic.
     
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    Ok is this a new variation of the same mod chip that came out first a while ago or is it something new, because it looks to do everything exactly the same at 3 other similar mod chips. Which is the best if there is a such thing with mod chips for the wii, and is there really a need for it since there isn't anything to take advantage of having something like this?
     
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    It is mostly the same as the other mod chips yes (still a drive mod, not able to enable homebrew and all...), the advantage of this is that it's open source. So if you buy a chip yourself, you can put the code on it for free, or you can just buy a premade chip for $20 including shipping... I think that's quite an advantage? [​IMG]
     
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    looks promising

    i like all open source stuff!!
     
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    Forget Wiinja ... I'll support this!
     
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    region free?
     
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    me hopes so too!
     
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    Buy one for $20, or build it for $10. I'd do both [​IMG] I don't really trust my handywork. I really hope this is real. These mod chips are getting insane now. I was all over the WiiKey when it was announced and now this. Can't wait to see what's next.
     
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    deleted -- sry wrong post [​IMG]
     
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    omg, this thing is cool [​IMG] really like the fact that you yourself can write code for it, and it is cool to solder your own chip.
     
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    Or start mass production for $20 and make $$$$ [​IMG]
     

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