Wlip now on sale.

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Jan 23, 2008

Wlip now on sale. by GeekyGuy at 5:11 PM (2,004 Views / 0 Likes) 13 replies

  1. GeekyGuy
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    I'm sure most everyone knows about the Wlip, but for those who don't...it's a clip that attached to the Wii, allowing you to bypass any soldering to the Wii itself. Eight-pin PIC chips will clip onto the Wlip as well, so if you're using one of those types of chips there's no soldering whatsoever. Anyway, the clip has been "in the works," but has now finally gone on sale.

    Here's the official site with reseller info: http://www.wlip.es/indexEnglish.html
     
  2. Maikel Steneker

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    Meh... It's sold out. As soon as more shops have it (and hopefully when it gets a little bit cheaper) I'll certainly buy one!
     
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    Sounds very interesting..
     
  4. coolbho3000

    Member coolbho3000 GBATemp Kikkoman Naturally Brewed SoySauce Fanatic

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    Fantastic, if I ever need to upgrade my Wiikey I'll do this and not bother with soldering.
     
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    If a D2C solution comes out.. I'll certainly buy one!
     
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    Member Salamantis GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Same here...
     
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    Member lolsjoel GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    This one reseller thing isn't going so well, is it? I'm waiting for it to come in stock or for an American reseller to pick it up. I'll take whichever, I guess.
     
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    Actually, I think that's why production was delayed. I think they were working on a version of the clip that would work with D2C. They have a couple of versions of the clip. I could be wrong, but I think one of them does work with that version of Wii system. [​IMG]
     
  9. mekaone

    Newcomer mekaone Advanced Member

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    The only clips out now are for the DMS, D2A & D2B to the best of my knowledge. The D2C is going to be farther down the road. On there web page for the Wlip, they told us they are working on one but have nothing at this time.
     
  10. motaman

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    Seems wildly overpriced....$36USD for basically plastic and some tiny wires. Damned good idea though...need to get back in stock [​IMG]
     
  11. OSW

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    However, you may be saving on soldering costs (if you can't do it, or can't find someone to do it for you)
     
  12. Clxmj

    Newcomer Clxmj Member

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    whats this D2C that there on about. Soz, i've only just come across this so its news to me. (Wlip that is, you cant get away from Wiikey).

    EDITS: The music on the video is funky [​IMG]
     
  13. Hit

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    WTF 24.95EUR
    There making much and much profit
    I think costs to make it are about 2Euro not more
     
  14. Clxmj

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    People obviously buy it though, and i can see why. With no soldering and everything.. Abit fiddly though taking it all apart.
     

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