Question Video Relocation help

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okay, so I've been following along with the wii trimming guide (except for the trimming part), but when I tried soldering the video wires straight to the wii motherboard there was no video output. The screen didn't even recieve a signal!

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Oh really? Let me check...

Oh yeah! Your right, I must have been looking at the diagram of the bottom and soldering on the top of my board.
In that case, there is a good chance you wired 12v to your composite line on your screen, which would probably destroy it.
 
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In that case, there is a good chance you wired 12v to your composite line on your screen, which would probably destroy it.
What would it destroy? The wii? Because the wii still turns on, there is just no video signal. Also the screen still turns on too.
 

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What would it destroy? The wii? Because the wii still turns on, there is just no video signal. Also the screen still turns on too.
The fact that you wired 12v to a data line could have wrecked your screen. Wire it up and try, but you might have ruined it.
 
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The fact that you wired 12v to a data line could have wrecked your screen. Wire it up and try, but you might have ruined it.
I tried wiring it up correctly but it still doesn't work. I'll try again and then report back...

(By still doesn't work I mean there is still no signal)

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The fact that you wired 12v to a data line could have wrecked your screen. Wire it up and try, but you might have ruined it.
Is the brown wire ground?

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If you wired the Wii's 12v to composite input on your screen and turned on the Wii, there is a 99% chance the composite input line on your screen is completely and utterly fried.
 

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Try connecting video from something else, like a DVD player or a different Wii. This way, you can make sure that it's not a screen problem.
 
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If you wired the Wii's 12v to composite input on your screen and turned on the Wii, there is a 99% chance the composite input line on your screen is completely and utterly fried.
If it is could I use the component signal instead?

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Try connecting video from something else, like a DVD player or a different Wii. This way, you can make sure that it's not a screen problem.
Okay, will do.

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If it is could I use the component signal instead?
Okay just tested the screen and it still works

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If it is could I use the component signal instead?
There's no component video on that screen. I have the exact same one. The video you're probably mixing up with it is VGA, which currently is unusable with Wiis.
 

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There's no component video on that screen. I have the exact same one. The video you're probably mixing up with it is VGA, which currently is unusable with Wiis.
Oh okay. I'll just hope the AV isn't fried then

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Oh okay. I'll just hope the AV isn't fried then
Okay I resoldered everything and it still doesn't work, so I'm just going to say that it's fried

So if I get another screen with, say, an S-video input I would be able to use the S-video with my wii right?

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Okay I resoldered everything and it still doesn't work, so I'm just going to say that it's fried

So if I get another screen with, say, an S-video input I would be able to use the S-video with my wii right?
Or could I just use a composite to svideo converter?

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@Tech Flare Please stop double posting. Take your time and write out a thorough response before you post, and if you want to add something, use the edit button.

Some of those screens have 2 av inputs, even if they have 1 av port. It might have fried both of them, but see if the little 4 pin connector has 2 AV in lines. If so, see which one of them isn't connected to the av port, and connect your composite video line to that.
 

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Oh, yeah it's got 2! On the bottom the board, there's a solder pin labeled AV2, so solder to that instead.
 

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But I thought the wii composite pins were fried!
I don't think so.
You likely fried the composite port of the screen. You took 12v from your Wii and put it into your screen, not vice versa. Your Wii is probably fine.
 
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Oh, yeah it's got 2! On the bottom the board, there's a solder pin labeled AV2, so solder to that instead.
Okay, I'll try soldering that now, but before I do I have a quick question: I should solder to the AV2 and GND pins, correct? Just want to make sure before I screw everything up again.
Also, do you think I could use regular jumper wires (the ones that don't require soldering) to connect the the AV2 pins?
 
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