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  1. Another faulty Wii cause found and fixed!

    by , 01-05-2011 at 10:43 AM
    Since repairing Wiis, both me and erikie have been wondering what causes a Wii to work over component and not work over composite (or the opposite).

    erikie first suspected it was the AV encoder and as I had to tools to remove and replace the chip with little hassle, it was upto me to try it.

    Well, nearly a year later I have actually found time to test this theory and its CORRECT!

    I have now repaired a board that wouldnt output over composite (and therefore ...
  2. Fault finding Wii DVD Board PCB's

    by , 07-18-2010 at 03:46 AM
    I deal with a lot of Wii's - mostly bought from ebay... I tend to stick to black screen/bricked ones as I'm able to debrick them then I can sell everything in the Wii as parts and make a nice profit. However, there seems to be a lot more "can't read disk" faulty machines than black screened.

    Although this means the motherboard will be fine (in most cases), this means theres less to sell (drive is broken) and also, the motherboards do not sell as well as drives. I assume ...

    Updated 07-18-2010 at 08:52 PM by Bad_Ad84