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The Wii Drive Chip Database will hopefully make it easier to identify the DVD drive chip model in your Wii console before you open it or buy one. By collaborating details about the Wii, it's possible to get a pretty good estimation of the controller model by just providing the serial number. New controller models can also be easily tracked this way. The information on this site is submitted and maintained by its users. To contribute details you have to open the Wii. -

2010-03-18: A new drive has been discovered, a new re-designed DVD drive with a smaller circuit board. Untill further details has emerged I'll wait a bit before adding the new drive to the site.

2010-04-17: The new drive with smaller circuitboard is now added to the submission form, dubbed the D3S (s for small). Please update or submit your drive if you own one of these. Thanks!

2010-05-09: A new photo from the underside of the IC on the newer smaller circuitboard has been posted, and it's officially called the GC2-D4. I've changed all references to D3S and the latest drive revision is now called D4. Please use this modelnumber from now on.

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Added Country Serial number Model / Region Copyright DVD drive chip Pins/Pad/Clip/Glue/D3-2 DVD Board Shop Posted by Comment # R
1. 2013-08-08 Argentina KU6077XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2009 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
JAC191138 N/A Alcaudon None 0 [x]
2. 2012-07-05 Slovenia CREOPPIXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2009 GC2R-D2A
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
-1 gflxADoFKG wotvrgbr None 0 [x]
3. 2012-07-05 Georgia SMHOVBLXXXXX TWN / NTSC-M 2009 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
-1 IXMXtXkPiUik.. rwhgyem None 0 [x]
4. 2012-07-04 Montserrat JPBSINXXXXXX AUS / PAL 2009 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
-1 UDcNWTTNgCGw.. Rambod None 0 [x]
5. 2012-07-03 Germany CDPPZWPXXXXX JPN / NTSC-J 2009 GC2R-D2A
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
-1 KuNNmJirK Riski None 0 [x]
6. 2012-07-03 Morocco MZBFYCCXXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2R-D2A
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
-1 LjBfOFtLlbyS.. Eunice None 0 [x]
7. 2012-07-02 Mauritius ODGEOGXXXXXX AUS / PAL 2009 -
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
-1 YIBXLZALiHtS.. eaxvkwmjk None 0 [x]
8. 2012-07-02 Malawi IVNRCJNXXXXX AUS / PAL 2009 -
-Cut pins: -
YesMissing pad: Yes
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
-1 HlqqwAlV Thynie None 0 [x]
9. 2012-04-04 Northern Mari.. WPMHMFSXXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
-1 hlAGFVGFDf jsmgefj None 0 [x]
10. 2012-03-31 Lithuania FCRBWUDXXXXX JPN / NTSC-J 2009 GC2-D2C
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
-1 PyIdBsrCsKHV.. bswwoxjnhb.. None 0 [x]
11. 2012-03-31 Senegal UUEMTJSXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2009 GC2-DMS
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
-1 XRkOgsCMN Auth None 0 [x]
12. 2012-03-31 Heard Island .. RMSSPLWXXXXX JPN / NTSC-J 2009 GC2-DMS
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
-1 teYyhblwWW Gelora None 0 [x]
13. 2012-03-25 Malaysia LKM103XXXXXX KOR / NTSC-M 2009 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
CMYD8D292U N/A apamiami None 0 [x]
14. 2011-12-11 Aruba JBZAUDLXXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D2B
YesCut pins: Yes
YesMissing pad: Yes
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
-1 cwmyAJmRZ fqzotajq None 0 [x]
15. 2011-12-11 Taiwan LFBCABCXXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
-1 QxbSjMNAYMTo.. rhygos None 0 [x]
16. 2011-12-06 Guinea-Bissau TSJHHVIXXXXX TWN / NTSC-M 2009 GC2-D2C2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
-1 ODwbNwAMJSdl.. jerniocqj None 0 [x]
17. 2011-12-06 Sweden UHDJFQKXXXXX KOR / NTSC-M 2009 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
-1 nfmhWrKmB Brandy None 0 [x]
18. 2011-12-06 Kenya YDPTNOTXXXXX TWN / NTSC-M 2009 GC2-D2B
YesCut pins: Yes
YesMissing pad: Yes
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
-1 YtzVSaECzxTi.. Geri None 0 [x]
19. 2011-12-06 St. Pierre an.. CVKFJIJXXXXX TWN / NTSC-M 2009 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
-1 EtBkPGpu Jeslyn None 0 [x]
20. 2011-12-04 United States.. TFHKZVMXXXXX JPN / NTSC-J 2009 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
-1 UFEdfrxIc Keischa None 0 [x]
21. 2011-12-04 Mauritius QMJHFIHXXXXX KOR / NTSC-M 2009 GC2-D2B
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
-1 CbZVaCPkSXhh.. Nevea None 0 [x]
22. 2011-11-14 Spain LEM1079XXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
N/A N/A Victor None 0 [x]
23. 2011-04-22 France LEH161XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D2C2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A kalou None 0 [x]
24. 2011-01-10 Italy LEM503XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A marcopolo maria None 0 [x]
25. 2011-01-09 Spain LEH2278XXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A nAD None 3 [x]
26. 2010-12-26 Slovenia LEH2700XXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
N/A N/A Jerry None 0 [x]
27. 2010-12-11 Italy LEH2881XXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
N/A N/A tomasso None 0 [x]
28. 2010-12-11 Italy LEH2863XXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
N/A N/A tomasso None 0 [x]
29. 2010-09-11 Spain LEH286XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A Mediamark Rubeneng None 0 [x]
30. 2010-06-05 Korea LKM1110XXXXX KOR / NTSC-M 2009 GC2-D4
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
GCA0313A0 N/A test None 0 [x]
31. 2010-04-13 United States LU3963XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2009 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
NoLarge D3 chip no text: No
RVL-001(USA) N/A Kevin None 0 [x]
32. 2010-04-09 France LEM1027XXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-DMS
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A cora flo None 0 [x]
33. 2010-03-11 Italy LEH237XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A fabio None 0 [x]
34. 2010-02-08 Portugal LEH5051XXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
FMCD9912BS Discoazul.co.. tmactx None 0 [x]
35. 2010-01-02 Spain LEH2819XXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
N/A N/A crackandha.. None 0 [x]
36. 2009-12-23 United Kingdo.. LEH2782XXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
FMCC9518BS N/A yougoagogo.. None 0 [x]
37. 2009-12-21 Germany LEF503XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
N/A N/A Rene None 0 [x]
38. 2009-12-21 El Salvador LU1157XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2009 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
N/A SIMAN LGV marlonx4 None 0 [x]
39. 2009-12-17 China 666666XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2009 GC2-DMS
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A SXTGA.COM None 0 [x]
40. 2009-12-12 Australia LAH118XXXXXX AUS / PAL 2009 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
NoLarge D3 chip no text: No
EMBB9419DP N/A Fastboots None 0 [x]
41. 2009-12-10 Netherlands LEM1018XXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
FMCD9707CO N/A KelvinShad.. None 0 [x]
42. 2009-12-05 Italy LEH2425XXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2R-D2A
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A lukas None 0 [x]
43. 2009-11-26 United States LU3887XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2009 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
N/A best buy jjricardo None 1 [x]
44. 2009-11-17 United Kingdo.. LEF1224XXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A aMAZON RAYC None 0 [x]
45. 2009-11-16 France LEM102XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-DMS
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A cora daan None 0 [x]
46. 2009-11-04 France LEH2548XXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
CMYD8D**** N/A posepuce37.. None 0 [x]
47. 2009-10-11 Korea LKM1037XXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2R-D2A
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A rr df None 0 [x]
48. 2009-10-10 Korea LKM103XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2R-D2A
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A df None 0 [x]
49. 2009-09-04 Brazil LU3959XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2009 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
N/A Best Buy SIGTEC None 0 [x]
50. 2009-08-28 Singapore LKM1054XXXXX KOR / NTSC-M 2009 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A vunjick1 None 0 [x]
51. 2009-07-21 Italy LEH2679XXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
EMBB9308AT MEDIAWORLD STEVE1980 None 0 [x]
52. 2009-05-19 Italy LEH240XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A qwerty76 None 0 [x]
53. 2009-05-05 Poland LU6470XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2009 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
CMYD91132R Electronic D.. dzieciak59.. None 0 [x]
54. 2009-04-24 Poland LEF117XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A Electronic D.. dzieciak59.. None 0 [x]
55. 2009-04-06 Poland LEH2556XXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
CMYD8D21BO Electronic D.. dzieciak59.. None 0 [x]
56. 2009-03-21 United Kingdo.. LFE2916XXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
LXN ARGOS badboy None 0 [x]
57. 2009-02-18 France LEH242XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A cea None 0 [x]
58. 2009-02-16 Algeria LEF118XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2009 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A hafid None 0 [x]
59. 2009-01-15 United States LU6273XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2009 GC2R-D2A
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A Walmart Bo None 0 [x]
Entries returned: 59    
 
 


Submit Wii Drive Information

IMPORTANT: Before you submit your Wii details, please take a second to go through the how to guide to make sure you find and enter the correct (proper) information. There have been too many submissions with invalid data on other sites and I want to get it right on this one. Thank you. Note: You have to open (and possibly void the warranty) to find the necessary details required to submit a new entry.
1. Profile details:
Your name/nick: ?
Your e-mail: ? (for editing)
  Show e-mail address publicly
Verification code: ? Verification - Enter code: (case-sensitive)

2. Wii details:
Country: ?
Serial number: ? 0
  • The full serial number is required, 11-12 characters
  • Located at the bottom of the Wii, near the battery
Model number: ?
  • There are 5 different Wii regions world-wide
Copyright year: ?
  • It's printed near the model number, bottom label
DVD board serial: ? (starts A, AM, AMX, NMX, etc)
  • Ranges 6-10 characters, full preferred but optional
  • Printed on yellow background, near orange ribbon
Drive chip: ?
  • Find it near the ribbon-cable on the driveboard
? Required: On the DVD drive chip, are there any cut pins / legs?
? Required: Does the driveboard miss the third pad used for 1st gen-modchips, e.g. WiiKey?
? Required: Does the DVD drive have the new metal clip on top of the unit near the spinning cog?
? Required: Is the DVD drive chip covered in hard black glue (epoxy)?
? Required: Does the large D3 chip lack text typed on top of the chip, i.e. blank? It's the new D3-2 (v2).
Purchase shop name: ?
Purchase date: ? - -

3. Closing comments:
Comments: ?
  • Firmware, modchip, problems, discoveries, etc.

* Fields marked with BOLD are required.



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