hmmmmm i think you might need to do alittle searching....
also you can do this:
Let me google this for you
Does this mean I can't play backups on my wii with this drive chip? My serial number is
Also I am in the US
Well, in case you have the 2-d3 drive (only way to figure out if you have it is to open it or try a few copied games), you will not be able to play back-ups from discs, but you can still play them from an external USB device. So no, it does not mean you can't play back-ups with your wii.
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The database said I dont have D3-2 though so what is wrong?
I have neogamma R8 I think (I forgot which one that is) and I get the DVD Read error 1053.
Last edited by memk; 05-13-2010 at 04:05 PM.
My LU400 USA version (which ain't far off the mark from your LU396) had D3-2 drive in it. Error 1053 has three causes: bad cIOS install, bad media, D3-2 drive. That database is statistics, not absolute facts.
Ok thank you I'll just go back to USB HDD then. Someone can close this thread.
You can replace the optical drive (or rather the PCB/logic board attached to it) with an older model - they're drop-in replacements. You'll need one off Flea Bay and a Tri Wing Screwdriver (Ebay again). Glad to be of assistance and thread closed per your request.