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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. 2013-06-11 Mexico KU4066XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2R-D2A
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A CHEKA None 0 [x]
2. 2013-02-19 Spain KEM103XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2012 GC2-DMS
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A chemobayo None 0 [x]
3. 2012-12-09 United States LU3320XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2C
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
NoNew metal clip: No
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
NMW7N27 N/A RussellMit.. None 0 [x]
4. 2012-05-14 Russia LEF1214XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
EMBB9302DV Noname Che None 0 [x]
5. 2012-02-08 United States LU7093XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
EMBB9321HQ N/A big cheese.. None 0 [x]
6. 2010-10-05 Russia LU1108XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
CMYD9107DY Ebay Che None 0 [x]
7. 2010-08-28 Germany LEF2007XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2R-D2A
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A knochennas.. None 0 [x]
8. 2010-07-15 Russia LEH2621XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
CMYD9119AT N/A Che None 0 [x]
9. 2010-07-06 Russia LEH2457XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
CMYD8N21CQ redxbox.ru Che None 0 [x]
10. 2010-01-29 Russia LEH1231XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2B
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMV 7406BP ND Che None 0 [x]
11. 2010-01-16 Russia LEH1272XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2B
YesCut pins: Yes
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMV 74283S N/A Che None 0 [x]
12. 2009-10-22 Venezuela LU5986XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A CHEO None 0 [x]
13. 2009-10-08 Russia LEH1344XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2B
YesCut pins: Yes
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMV7610DV N/A Che None 0 [x]
14. 2009-10-05 Russia LEH2169XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
NY287K28A N/A Che None 0 [x]
15. 2009-10-04 Russia LEH2440XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
CMYD8N122Q N/A Che None 0 [x]
16. 2009-06-13 Brazil LU6132XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
NYC809177 GAME MANIA Michel Alv.. None 0 [x]
17. 2009-06-13 Brazil LU3157XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-DMS
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AM6803DP PLAYTIME Michel Alv.. None 0 [x]
18. 2009-01-17 United Kingdo.. LEH1338XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2B
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A sschewie None 0 [x]
19. 2009-01-07 United States LU6217XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
NY38OY26S gamestop chefla None 0 [x]
20. 2008-12-14 France LEH2255XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMYC8830H0 darty harcher59 None 0 [x]
Entries returned: 20    
 
 


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)
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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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