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    I tend to agree, Nintendo has always kept their...

    I tend to agree, Nintendo has always kept their systems fairly minimal.

    Any HDD sort of setup is probably not happening with the Wii unless they can justify it. So far, without homebrew the Wii...
  2. Thread: japanese wii

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    You'd have to open it up and find out which drive...

    You'd have to open it up and find out which drive chip is in it. I don't think there were any extensive serial number tables for drive mods for Japanese region units (probably all on Japanese...
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    If you want to add more EIDE and SATA ports to...

    If you want to add more EIDE and SATA ports to your system, you can get one of these if you have a free PCI slot (uses VIA chipset, also useful if you want to mod a 360 :) ):

    Newegg.com - SYBA...
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    Maybe you should start with trying to read a...

    Maybe you should start with trying to read a normal DVD first to see if the drive actually works.

    The jumper settings on the drive would've been correct, since it wouldn't have even detected the...
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    Erm, if you have an older drive, make sure you...

    Erm, if you have an older drive, make sure you get the newest firmware. If the drive doesn't have a media profile for that disk, it will probably come out badly, in which case you can either try to...
  6. Thread: NDS ? on mods

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    Yeah, you drop the NDS on the card and it should...

    Yeah, you drop the NDS on the card and it should work. Most of the Slot 1 units are drag-and-drop. Not like the old M3 Perfects and other slot 2 cards where you used to have to run it through a...
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    Yeah, then you have to cough up more money to get...

    Yeah, then you have to cough up more money to get a BenQ drive to load the *ahem* "custom" firmware, or take a risk in cross-flashing it and getting flagged a lot more easily... fun...

    At this...
  8. Thread: Help

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    The whole DVD+R thing was pretty much intended to...

    The whole DVD+R thing was pretty much intended to steal away manufacturers and users of DVD-R equipment, so while it's not that "it wasn't made for it", it's more like "it was made to work on stuff...
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    @caddy24: Most DVD burners bought within the last...

    @caddy24: Most DVD burners bought within the last three years should be able to burn DVD+R DL. (I have a LiteOn SOHW-812 from three years ago and it was the last of the LiteOns which did not support...
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    @Chubbs: Umm... just because your 8161 doesn't...

    @Chubbs: Umm... just because your 8161 doesn't read the DVD+R disks doesn't mean that the Wii can't read them.

    I have an 8163 from ages ago (which I had bought long before rawdump or anything of...
  11. Thread: NDS ? on mods

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    M3 Simply, as I found out after getting one long...

    M3 Simply, as I found out after getting one long time ago, is basically a rebadged R4 (move a SMT resistor and it can't tell the difference ;) ).

    If you have an M3 Simply, you can get a hacked R4...
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    Umm... recognizes as a Gamecube disk is most...

    Umm... recognizes as a Gamecube disk is most likely means he downloaded one of those GameCube emulation ROM packs which means he would almost certainly need to use a Gamecube controller and have a...
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    The only way they'd be able to detect drive chips...

    The only way they'd be able to detect drive chips is if they actually bothered to try to find out if the mod chip does something that a normal drive shouldn't. Even if they did, that's why a modchip...
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    Are you sure that USB adapter supports optical...

    Are you sure that USB adapter supports optical drives? A lot of those USB-to-HDD adapters don't.

    It might be better to consider getting an add-in PCI EIDE controller based on a VIA or maybe...
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    Apparently the R4 that supports SDHC is some sort...

    Apparently the R4 that supports SDHC is some sort of clone.

    It's not like SDHC support is a real stretch, since a lot of times it's just a driver update. Of course, where's the profit in that? ;p
  16. Thread: Help

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    Umm... that's nonsense, the difference between...

    Umm... that's nonsense, the difference between DVD+R and DVD-R won't kill your laser itself faster. DVD+R and DVD-R use the low-level type of media, just use a slightly mechanisms for some low-level...
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    You also have to consider whether you're getting...

    You also have to consider whether you're getting throttled. Some ISPs are pretty annoying because of that...

    Otherwise, for the most part, a) don't use the default port, b) make sure your...
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    Probably concerned it would break if it's one of...

    Probably concerned it would break if it's one of those DIY sorts of things. I'm sure if it's professionally done they probably won't have an issue.
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    It's strange that they even bothered to make a...

    It's strange that they even bothered to make a DVD-R DL disk in the first place, since it's not terribly useful.

    DVD+R has always had a better quality (partly because of the manufacturers backing...
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    I would hold off on the updates until we know...

    I would hold off on the updates until we know more about it. They always seem to make really sweeping changes whenever they do one of these, and I seriously doubt that the new avatars are the only...
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    Uhh... Memorex is utter crap. It's very not...

    Uhh... Memorex is utter crap. It's very not consistent. Depending on what package type you buy and when you buy it, it might be good or bad.

    In my past experience, buying singles of Memorex used...
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    I'm guessing this link?...

    I'm guessing this link?
    http://www.wiihacks.com/faq-guides-tutorials/5719-how-burn-super-smash-bros-brawl-ssbb.html

    Maybe they meant only use Verbatim dual layer DVDs? Just about every other...
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    If you search the ImgBurn forums, there's a link...

    If you search the ImgBurn forums, there's a link that says you can't set layer break on DVD-R DL.

    Layer break position when burning DVD-R DL media in DAO mode ? - ImgBurn Support Forum:
    cannot...
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    Umm... SD cards are keyed. If you managed to jam...

    Umm... SD cards are keyed. If you managed to jam it in all the way backwards, there's probably something floating around in the socket.

    Otherwise, does it go in completely? Is the spring-loaded...
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    Heh, the crummy thing is that they were...

    Heh, the crummy thing is that they were reciruclating all these badly designed boards after repairing them and some repair companies weren't able to fix them because it was mostly heat and stress on...
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