Wii portable build troubleshooting

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There aren't many internal fuses on the Wii, and video problems could be a thousand things. Got any photos of your new wiring?
 
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yeah, sure. Here they are:
The wires are probably a bit longer than they should be, so a little messy, but I know everything goes in the right place and power is getting to the board. Also, I'm pretty sure U10 is working. I have also tried straight from AVE-RVL and still nothing
 

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Well I can tell you that all of those solder joints are painful to look at, and verily asking for transient shorts and poor conductivity. Way too much exposed wire, and the joints are visibly cold formed. You need to up your iron's temperature, and ideally also grab some brand name tacky non-rosin based flux.

In the photos you provided you have the composite wire soldered to the wrong side of the capacitor footprint, but you said you tried connecting closer to the AVE and still no luck? Do the CPU and GPU get warm after a short time?
 
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Ok, I will try to do that and fix some of those joints. The cpu and gpu do get warm after the power is on for a few seconds.
 
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Ok, I will try to do that and fix some of those joints. The cpu and gpu do get warm after the power is on for a few seconds.
Do they get just warm or is it really hot that you can't touch it for a second. Had a Wii that got crazy hot and didn't boot.
 
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Not hot, just a little warm. Edit: I have decided to buy another wii. This time I am going to take more care, be more thorough and do everything right. I will make neater solder joints and neater cuts. I will update you once it has arrived and I have trimmed it
 
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okay, so I have the new trim but i cant get video out of it. Is there any way of checking if U10 is actually working? I know power is getting to the board and the chips warm up. There must be something I am missing. EDIT: I GOT IT TO WORK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Will update with more progress soon!
 
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okay, so I have the new trim but i cant get video out of it. Is there any way of checking if U10 is actually working? I know power is getting to the board and the chips warm up. There must be something I am missing
Photos pls, we might spot something you missed
 
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