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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. 2017-02-05 United States KU5027XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D4
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A wii None 0 [x]
2. 2013-12-18 United States LU3857XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
CMYD92032V N/A wiidrivema.. None 0 [x]
3. 2013-01-23 Costa Rica KU2000XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A Wiiwii None 0 [x]
4. 2013-01-08 Mexico LU6619XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A DORIANS SoftWii4.3.. None 0 [x]
5. 2012-03-03 Germany LEH286XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A Nintendo Wiiplayer None 0 [x]
6. 2012-01-28 Italy LEH2926XXXXX 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 WIIPEPPE None 0 [x]
7. 2012-01-03 Canada LU5175XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2B
YesCut pins: Yes
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A wiismodrom.. None 0 [x]
8. 2011-12-22 Canada LU3668XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMYCB8902EP unknown wiismodrom.. None 0 [x]
9. 2011-12-15 France KEH5018XXXXX EUR / PAL 2011 GC2-D4
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A AUCHAN WII62 None 0 [x]
10. 2011-12-13 Spain LEM1082XXXXX 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 Pruebawii None 0 [x]
11. 2011-11-23 Canada LU5342XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2B
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMVA6D06DU used wiismodrom.. None 0 [x]
12. 2011-11-23 Canada LU3441XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2C2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A used wiismodrom.. None 0 [x]
13. 2011-03-10 Australia LAH501XXXXXX AUS / PAL 2006 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A Bens Wii None 0 [x]
14. 2010-10-12 Germany LEH1842XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2C
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
NoNew metal clip: No
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A eBay Germany.. Wiihelm None 0 [x]
15. 2010-10-05 Germany LEM100XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A Real Wiiplayer None 0 [x]
16. 2010-03-16 United States LU3154XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2C
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
NoNew metal clip: No
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMX4113 PAWNSHOP WIILU3154 None 0 [x]
17. 2010-01-15 Spain LEH1190XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2B
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A Todoconsolas.. Wiiadicto None 0 [x]
18. 2010-01-03 Netherlands LEH503XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
FMCE MediaMarkt WiiNerd None 0 [x]
19. 2010-01-02 Germany LEF2004XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A Wii None 0 [x]
20. 2009-12-29 United States LU5724XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2C
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
NoNew metal clip: No
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMW8221BT walmart wii None 0 [x]
21. 2009-12-21 France LEH279XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
N/A N/A chtiwii None 0 [x]
22. 2009-12-21 France LEF1210XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
CMYD9116AS INTER chtiwii None 0 [x]
23. 2009-10-29 France LEM1022XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
FMCD980 carrefour puce wii v.. None 0 [x]
24. 2009-08-25 Japan LJF1264XXXXX JPN / NTSC-J 2006 GC2-D2B
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMVJ7102HQ N/A wiihacker None 0 [x]
25. 2009-03-11 United Kingdo.. LEH2399XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMYD8019AV N/A Wiiwii None 0 [x]
26. 2009-02-25 Canada LU6414XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
CMYD8D08HP Future Shop wiisubmitt.. None 0 [x]
27. 2009-02-21 Australia LAH1095XXXXX AUS / PAL 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMYD8923BR GAME wiiner None 0 [x]
28. 2009-01-28 United States LU6124XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A wiizombie None 0 [x]
29. 2009-01-19 Germany LEH1821XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2C
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
NoNew metal clip: No
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A Media Market.. wiicom None 0 [x]
30. 2009-01-17 Switzerland LEF1141XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMY N/A wiimod None 0 [x]
31. 2009-01-17 Switzerland LEF1147XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMY N/A wiimod None 0 [x]
32. 2009-01-17 Switzerland LEH234XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A wiimod None 0 [x]
33. 2009-01-17 Switzerland LEF1013XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2C2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A N/A wiimod None 0 [x]
34. 2009-01-08 Switzerland LEH2002XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
NoNew metal clip: No
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMY N/A wiimod None 0 [x]
35. 2009-01-08 Switzerland LEH2164XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMY Manor wiimod None 0 [x]
36. 2008-12-29 United States LU1036XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-DMS
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A Target WiiGamin None 0 [x]
37. 2008-12-29 United States LU5229XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2B
YesCut pins: Yes
YesMissing pad: Yes
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMV 76053V N/A WiiGamin None 0 [x]
38. 2008-12-02 Netherlands LEF1139XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A wehkamp yowii None 0 [x]
39. 2008-11-18 United States LU5459XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2C
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
NoNew metal clip: No
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
NMWP7005 gift wii kid None 0 [x]
40. 2008-11-09 United Kingdo.. LEH2247XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMYD88132T Argos wiiman None 0 [x]
41. 2008-11-03 United Kingdo.. LEH221XXXXXX EUR / PAL 2008 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A HMV Wiiplayer None 0 [x]
42. 2008-09-20 Canada LU5865XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
NMYS8517 Rogers abwii None 0 [x]
43. 2008-09-08 United Kingdo.. LEH1901XXXXX EUR / PAL 2006 GC2-D2C2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMX8311DQ Woolworths blackwii None 0 [x]
44. 2008-09-03 Spain LEH1975XXXXX EUR / PAL 2008 GC2-D2C2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMXA8508BR Mediamark wiicax None 1 [x]
Entries returned: 44    
 
 


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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