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Hi, I'm new to the whole modding thing, and just had a few quick questions about the product.
It looks like I need a wii to set it up, but I'm trying to build a GC portable. I have a Homebrewed Wii. I can still use it with the GC after setting it up on the Wii, right?
Is there any reason to NOT buy it with the resistors installed?
And can I reconnect the original GameCube buttons/ joysticks to the board?

I know you guys recommend doing a Wii portable, but I unfortunately stumbled across this forum after I asked for various GameCube things.

Thanks!
 

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It looks like I need a wii to set it up, but I'm trying to build a GC portable
Nope, it's literally a controller. Just plug in and go. Not setup required. The homebrew app is for configuring deadzones and updating the firmware. The DOL might even work on GameCube, I am not sure. @Aurelio would be able to answer that question.

Is there any reason to NOT buy it with the resistors installed?
Not that I know of. They are used for the dual-tact mod which nearly everyone puts in GC/Wii portables so unless you plan on single tact then no, get them pre-soldered.

And can I reconnect the original GameCube buttons/ joysticks to the board?
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Nope, it's literally a controller. Just plug in and go. Not setup required. The homebrew app is for configuring deadzones and updating the firmware. The DOL might even work on GameCube, I am not sure. @Aurelio would be able to answer that question.


Not that I know of. They are used for the dual-tact mod which nearly everyone puts in GC/Wii portables so unless you plan on single tact then no, get them pre-soldered.


Yes.
Thanks for the answers!
 

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It looks like I need a wii to set it up, but I'm trying to build a GC portable
The configuration homebrew is available also for the Gamecube, but you need to have the possibility to run homebrews (if you are using a WASP Fusion you are fine). Anyway as Noah told you the configuration homebrew is something not strictly needed (although you should use it so that you can update GC+ firmware).

Is there any reason to NOT buy it with the resistors installed?
Those resistors are needed for the dual-tact mod. Unless you are going to use the stock sliders for L and R then you will need them. Anyway if you don't get them presoldered they will come in the package along with the GC+ so you can always solder them later if you aren't sure right now (they are 0805 SMD resistors, not too hard to solder)
 

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Hey, I went to go buy one, but the whole store appears to be down. Both the home store screen and the GC+ screen give me the same error about something being down on line 17.

I'll check back later.
Thanks for your answers.
 

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Hey, I went to go buy one, but the whole store appears to be down. Both the home store screen and the GC+ screen give me the same error about something being down on line 17.

I'll check back later.
Thanks for your answers.
The store is currently offline while I perform some maintenance. It'll be back online when we do the gift card giveaway.
 
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