Does short wires really make a difference (mine are 7in)? I have a D1A chipset in two different Wiis with 1.8 firmware in a Argon. I installed it in both wiis with same results. The blue light is on, disc spins for a couple of seconds and stops (originals and backups using Verbatim discs). The blue light blinks and cuts off when the disk stops spinning 1 out of 2 times. I checked it with a multimeter for shorts but had none. Doubled the power and ground wires but no difference. Originals work fine when chip is removed in both machines. I bought a wii-clip thinking maybe its my install but same results. The chip is a 125 with a orange dot. Could it be that I need to use shorter wires or downgrade the firmware?

thanks