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Wiikey vs. Wild Mod Chip

Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii / Wii U' started by spawn1980, Apr 29, 2007.

  1. spawn1980

    spawn1980 Regular member

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    I want to get a chip but beteewn the wiikey and the wild What do you think.

    Wild Info:

    Non Swap/Direct Boot for Wii backups.
    Non Swap/Direct Boot for GC backups
    Non Swap/Direct Boot for Homebrew in GC mode
    Non Swap/Direct Boot for NTSC region Wii games/backups on US and JAP consoles
    Boots PAL Backups/Originals on NTSC WII consoles (partially without swapping)
    Boots NTSC Backups/Originals on PAL WII consoles (partially without swapping)
    Boots different region GC Games Original/Backups Imports (partially without swapping)

    EUROPE/USA/JAPAN Wii Console Supported
    Double soldering option, 6 wires or Quicksolder (No wires Required)!
    Compatible with all the WII Console Versions/Drive currently available
    Full D2B Drive Support
    Built-in audio fix
    Full support for DVD-R/DVD+R and DVD+RW/DVD-RW without Booktype
    Supports Multi-Disc games for both Wii and Gamecube
    Recovery Mode for incomplete/Bad Upgrades
    Stealth mode
    Firmware fully Upgradable by DVD


    Wiikey Info:

    Direct boot of wii backups
    * Direct boot of GC backups
    * Direct boot of homebrew in GC mode
    * Supports all currently available console/drive versions
    * Supports D2B chipsets
    * Sophisticated (true) update mechanism via DVD (future proof, expect cool features to come)
    * Direct boot of different NTSC region Wii games/backups on US and JAP consoles
    * Partial support for NTSC region Wii games/backups on PAL consoles
    * Boots different region GC games/backups (partially without swapping)
    * Supports multi-disc games for BOTH Wii and Gamecube
    * Supports DVD-R / true DVD+R and +RW support (no bitsetting required!)
    * Improved readsettings for recordable media
    * Built-in audio fix
    * Supports fullsize 4GB discs for gamecube homebrew
    * Stealth mode
    * 512 byte EEPROM to store configuration
    * Quicksolder interface - no wires required
    * Unique disc backup application via sdcard
    * Compact design, best quality components, rock solid high speed controller
    * Professional ESD packing
    * Recovery mode - Can recover from a bad flash
     
  2. bass_hit

    bass_hit Regular member

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    I got a wiikey. Wish I had got a wiifree EDIT: Actually, I like my wiikey but want it with audiofix. It's really a personal choice. Right now, Wiikey doesn't have audiofix (like it said it did. needed for Naruto GNT 4 and other games.) but there will be an update... soon... whatever soon means to the wiikey team.
     
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  3. MDSP

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    got a wiikey and have no issue what so ever..
     
  4. spawn1980

    spawn1980 Regular member

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    Well do anybody know what GC games it can't play..
     
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    bass_hit Regular member

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    Anything with audio streaming won't work. The entire Naruto GNT series is included in this. Pikmin 2 gave me a problem in the opening movie but you can skip that and it'll play out just fine. According to wikipedia: "Naruto GNT 1-4, Ikaruga, Eternal Darkness, Wave Race, and some others" are unplayable because of the audiofix bug in the wiikey.
     
  6. spawn1980

    spawn1980 Regular member

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    Do you think the wild has the same problem.
     
  7. bass_hit

    bass_hit Regular member

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    I don't know. Wiifree users say they have working audiofix.

    For more info...

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiikey
     
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  8. larrylje

    larrylje Active member

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    I have the WiiD and have no problems. As far as Game Cube games I have played some of mine (but none are titled above) and haven't had a problem with them.

    Plus WiiD has a reset to default feature and has the ability to disable the Modchip. Which could come in handy with future games that have online capability.
     
  9. spawn1980

    spawn1980 Regular member

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    I've decided to go with the wild is there anything else I will need for this chip like a programer what else should I get for this chip to work perfectly.
     
  10. spawn1980

    spawn1980 Regular member

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    I almost for got when the chip is install do I have to remove it when I want to update my wii system.
     
  11. larrylje

    larrylje Active member

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    A few things you will need to Mod your Wii with the WiiD...

    1. Triwing Screwdriver to open the Wii (You can easily get these at whatever online store you buy your WiiD from)

    2: WiiD Modchip (Buy on an online Mod Store)

    3. 15WAT Soldering Iron and as thin as solder as you can get(if you do not have good soldering skills then you should send it somewhere to get the chip installed or get someone that you trust with their soldering skills)

    4. Guide on disassembling the Wii: http://www.wii-ftw.com/?page=disassembling_wii

    5. Guide on points to solder to when doing a Quick Solder or Wire Solder (Wire solder is most recommended): http://www.wiidmod.com/downloads.htm

    6. Update of the WiiD firmware (as of now the WiiD Firmware 02 is the latest): http://www.wiidmod.com/downloads.htm

    Here is a guide and review of how to install the WiiD and update the firmware...

    http://www.wii-ftw.com/?page=wiid.install.review

    You do not have to remove or disable the WiiD when doing a system update.
     
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  12. Thinone

    Thinone Regular member

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    and just in case you wanted to know about the wiikey yes you can update the system and no u dont need to remove it (as yet)
     
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  13. larrylje

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    The main difference between the Wiikey and WiiD is if Nintendo ever does put in some type of Mod detection during updates (or online play) the WiiD can be disabled without removing it completely.

    Where Wiikey has no disabling feature.

    You don't really need a disabling feature as of yet but if there ever comes a time when you do then in my opinion it would be better to have a Modchip with a disabling feature on it.
     
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    Thinone Regular member

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    hence the (as yet) at the end of my post :)
     
  15. spawn1980

    spawn1980 Regular member

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    But what about the GC games I was told that wiikey can't play all GC games and Wild can is this true.
     
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    hehe I love these which Mod is better threads.

    I am not saying the Wiikey is bad. Like I said they pretty much are the same but the WiiD does have the disabling feature as a few other Modchips do also. That was the main reason i went with the WiiD instead of the Wiikey.

    I am sure the next generation of Modchips that Wiikey puts out will have this feature. I am just suprised it dosen't already have it.

     
  17. larrylje

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    I read on some other threads and other forums that say the WiiD has better support for the Game Cube games then what Wiikey has.

    As I stated above in my previous post I have of yet had any trouble with the Gamecube Games that I have played off the WiiD. But I will not say WiiD is 100% supported by all Game Cube games because I wouldn't know.
     
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  18. Thinone

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    i think whatever chip u go for regardless of what was best "thought" of or most popular at the time.. there will come a time when u may wish you had chosen a different path.

    i personally bought the 1st wii i could get hold of which was already modded as they are like rocking horse poo to get hold of here
    if it had been the wiid or cyclo or whatever - as long as it booted backup games andplayed most gc games it does me.

    in the future i cant see myself changing chips will just live with the limitations as i did with the xbox(no live) etc

    all chips have the good points and bad points - take the plunge choose ya chip and live with the consequences :) by the time you make ur mind up another chip will have been released and you will be back at square one again
     
  19. spawn1980

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    Point taken buying wild now. Thanks
     
  20. spawn1980

    spawn1980 Regular member

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    Thanks for all your help.
     

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