1. Bryceshaw06

    Question [HELP] Ashida has lines on bottom of display every few boots

    Hello everyone! I recently finished my Ashida, and I’m super happy with it! There's just one issue I’ve been pulling my hair out over, and I would like some advice on troubleshooting it. Every few boots (I'd say about 1 every 5) the bottom of my display will have lines appear. They are locked in...
  2. Screen Lines Issue

    I accidentally pushed the X button too hard and pushed back the pcb. After that the screen now does this. Does anyone have any ideas? Get a new screen? Rewire something? Thank you for reading!
  3. porc

    Question 2 hours of sanding but 1V is still shorted

    First timer here. I'm working on a Wii-in-GameCube project based on Nold's Miicro and I just trimmed my 6-layer board but even after 2+ hours of sanding my 1V is still shorted to ground. I'm hoping someone can help me troubleshoot this and figure out how to find and fix the short. All other...
  4. Princess Jellyfish

    Stripped screws

    So I have been a lurker on the site or a long while, and I wanted to do a project and I finally for one of the first times in my life I have the funds to make a wii electronics project, but as I was opening my wii, the the tri wing screws feel either stuck or basically stripped, so what are some...
  5. harutoch

    Question Best first portable?

    Hi, I'm brand new to portablizing and wanted some help with choosing what to build as my first portable. I really want to make a louii, as i love the look of it and the customization, but I heard it's not the best for beginners like me. I saw the Ashida, and I think it's okay but I don't really...
  6. harutoch

    Question Help with making a portable

    Hi, I'm currently thinking of making a wii portable. I'm getting a job soon (under 18), so I plan to save up about $600 to make a portable. I have no knowledge in making a portable, but I am willing to learn. I'm attempting to make a Louii as I love the design of it. do I have to buy custom...
  7. DiamondBuildsWii202

    Question Solder recommendations?

    My solder doesn't work very well. The fan connection sometimes doesn't work and it doesn't stick on to the bms. Does anyone know a cheap and easy to find solder?
  8. DiamondBuildsWii202

    Question Did I break the fan?

    Today I was doing a few experiments with my untrimmed wii motherboard and I foolishly tried to connect 2 fans at the same time (both required 5v) and the system crashed. When I turned it back on the fan wasn't working anymore. I tried to see if the fan or the connector broke and the fan was fine...
  9. ModManMac

    Question Z Tactile Buttons

    so after assembling the boards i noticed i mixed up the tactile switches from the screen controls and the Z buttons. ordering a new set of switches, does anyone have any advice for how to mount them ? i read through the forums and found a post where @Wesk said to bend the pins to make it fit, i...
  10. Question Would acrylic paint be suitable for design on portable?

    For my Ashida I'm making, my girlfriend will be helping me paint the case. So far, our idea is to cover it with a light blue spray paint and then put a design on the middle of the bottom half. For the light blue I've decided to use testors or tamiya (I haven't decided so if anyone has...
  11. kingderp2

    Question Help choosing mosfet for screen shutoff

    Hey everybody. So I want to use a mosfet to turn off my screen using the HPD pin on my HDMI-out port. Been looking into it for a while and still pretty confused on some of the terminology and what exactly I should be searching for on Digikey to find an appropriate mosfet to use. I've drawn up a...
  12. Skeletonicus

    Worklog Skeleton 64 Portable

    I'm looking for a 64amp and a 64pms and have had no luck finding the parts elsewhere. I would prefer to have the boards preprogrammed so that they are ready for use when I receive them, as i have no experience in making/programming boards. If you are willing to help, then please PM me! I have...
  13. watermwlon1732

    Question I need help with the bt module

    I bought a board from eBay the seller sent me the wrong board so they sent me a replacement, but the bt module connector showed up ripped off the pad and I haven’t done anything soldering work on it yet, so I’m wondering what to do so it can boot?
  14. Dozzi

    Ashida Wii Portable

    I have a question as I am currently planning everything out as a beginner to build the Ashida Wii Portable. I am wondering where to get the shell 3d printed for good quality and extra tools I may need besides the essentials. I have a $750 budget for everything (I'm willing to spend some more on...
  15. Dynamic_Hayden

    Question What 3d printer is best for portable cases

    I'm getting tired of paying pcbway absorbent amounts for 3d prints so I think its finally time I get a 3d printer of my own. So I got some questions about 3d printers I hope you wont mind answering. -Which 3d printer should I get with no previous experiences 3d printing -Which filament...
  16. Dynamic_Hayden

    Solved Wii error code 32007 help

    Hi, I am trying to update my Wii to 4.3, and every time I attempt an update I get error code 32007. The progress bar doesn't even really move before this happens. Most online recources say that this is because of a softmod update blocker but I have tried to boot into priiloader by holding down...

    Questions about softmodding a Dreamcast for ISO/disc image usage

    I just bought a Dreamcast, and while using consoles as they were originally intended is always my preferred way to play, I've been thinking about modding it due to the high price of games. So, I have some questions. What exactly is getting changed, and what's the basic way to go about a mod...
  18. Okiguess

    The historwii of The USA

    I am a beginner in portablizing and I need help. I am making a portable wii that looks like a book (to sneak into school) I need tips because I suck at this. I tried soldering once and I melted a motor. I guess I was using a heat stick instead of the controlled ones and I was 9. I need to find a...
  19. static image like wii video signal

    Hello this is my first post so please forgive something that might be obvious. After i trimmed my 6layer board for a wii micro build i wired up the voltage rails and forgot to bridge the 1.8v rails and powered on the device wondering why i wasn't getting any signal. noticing my mistake, i...
  20. watermwlon1732

    Question what do i need to buy to get started

    hi I'm new to making portables I'm typing this during class i just want to know what to buy to get started I'm trying to build a louii made by GingerOfOz I have the files he used to print the parts and i know where i can print them i have 2 Wiis one with bbloader installed and I want to know...