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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. 2017-08-29 United States LU3482XXXXXX 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 best buy kabukigod None 0 [x]
2. 2015-01-26 United States LU3199XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2C
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
NoNew metal clip: No
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMW77070R best buy Lance None 0 [x]
3. 2012-08-16 United States LU7356XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
FMCC9613DQ best buy Lars None 0 [x]
4. 2011-12-13 United States LU3008XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-DMS
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AM6928EQ Best Buy Sveet None 0 [x]
5. 2011-11-22 United States LU5256XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2C
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
NoNew metal clip: No
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMW7629B0 Best Buy cgrjnky None 0 [x]
6. 2011-01-20 United States LU9228XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D4
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A best buy anemsguy None 0 [x]
7. 2011-01-11 Brazil LU8214XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D4
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A Best Buy - M.. Miguel None 0 [x]
8. 2010-12-25 United States LU6626XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
NoLarge D3 chip no text: No
KA392A1PW Best Buy Tina None 0 [x]
9. 2010-12-20 United States LU7480XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D4
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
GCA0328BS Best Buy Christian .. None 0 [x]
10. 2010-10-02 United States LU5003XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2R-D2A
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
A66GCS Best Buy Gabe None 0 [x]
11. 2010-06-28 Canada LU5766XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2C2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMXA8408EU Best Buy Roobix None 0 [x]
12. 2010-06-24 Canada LU4069XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D4
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A Best Buy grd17972 None 0 [x]
13. 2010-06-09 Canada LU3875XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
NoLarge D3 chip no text: No
KA792K15M Best Buy KaFOFO None 0 [x]
14. 2010-02-25 United States LU3911XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
KA39421P9 Best Buy MG None 0 [x]
15. 2010-01-26 United States LU6062XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A best buy Jeremy None 0 [x]
16. 2010-01-12 Canada LU1172XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
FMCE90121P Best Buy BIGGUY None 0 [x]
17. 2010-01-09 United States LU7110XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
EMBB93251Q Best Buy Frawgg None 0 [x]
18. 2010-01-01 United States LU7341XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
FMCD97143P Best Buy Frawgg None 0 [x]
19. 2009-12-27 United States LU3821XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
CMYD8D26DP Best Buy Sparky None 0 [x]
20. 2009-12-23 Canada LU4021XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
F Best Buy dobdob None 0 [x]
21. 2009-12-11 United States LU3771XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
CMYD8N292P Best Buy miione None 0 [x]
22. 2009-12-06 Canada LU3761XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
NY78N2194 Best Buy babolat None 0 [x]
23. 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]
24. 2009-11-16 United States LU7183XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
N/A Best Buy Jim None 0 [x]
25. 2009-10-09 United States LU3940XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D3-2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
YesLarge D3 chip no text: Yes
FMCA95033R best buy luis gonza.. None 0 [x]
26. 2009-10-02 United States LU6284XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A Best Buy Vettie None 0 [x]
27. 2009-09-22 United States LU6516XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
NoLarge D3 chip no text: No
KA891R12K Best Buy sorphin None 0 [x]
28. 2009-09-05 Canada LU7068XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
NoLarge D3 chip no text: No
KA28DJ03Z Best Buy LU70687607.. None 0 [x]
29. 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]
30. 2009-08-13 United States LU3084XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2B
NoCut pins: No
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMVA6D20AQ Best Buy Brian None 0 [x]
31. 2009-05-27 United States LU1116XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A Best Buy Rich10509 None 0 [x]
32. 2009-04-26 Canada LU5179XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2B
YesCut pins: Yes
YesMissing pad: Yes
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMV7510H0 Best BUY Demzz23 None 0 [x]
33. 2009-04-20 United States LU3536XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
NMYS8614 BEST BUY KMac None 0 [x]
34. 2009-04-01 Canada LU6483XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D3
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A Best Buy unlockmyco.. None 0 [x]
35. 2009-03-26 United States LU3804XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
NYB8NP07Y Best Buy BL117 None 0 [x]
36. 2009-03-09 United States LU6394XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
YesHard black glue: Yes
-Large D3 chip no text: -
CMYD8D17AP Best Buy cpthemlock.. None 0 [x]
37. 2009-03-07 Canada LU5782XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2C
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
NoNew metal clip: No
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMX Best buy Demzz23 None 0 [x]
38. 2009-02-04 United States LU6312XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
NY48D225M best buy Jose A Gue.. None 1 [x]
39. 2009-01-18 Canada LU5874XXXXXX 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 BEST BUY WHEELMAN None 1 [x]
40. 2009-01-02 United States LU1046XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-DMS
NoCut pins: No
NoMissing pad: No
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AM6923CU Best Buy rgladnick None 0 [x]
41. 2008-12-20 United States LU5675XXXXXX 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 Best Buy cowboys None 0 [x]
42. 2008-11-01 United States LU3516XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2E
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
NoHard black glue: No
-Large D3 chip no text: -
NMYS8605 Best Buy UpgradeYou.. None 0 [x]
43. 2008-10-25 Mexico LU5338XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2008 GC2-D2C
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
NoNew metal clip: No
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A Best Buy java311 None 0 [x]
44. 2008-10-25 Mexico LU3486XXXXXX 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 Best Buy java311 None 0 [x]
45. 2008-09-14 Mexico LU5808XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2C2
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
YesNew metal clip: Yes
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
AMXA84092S BEST BUY secogomez None 0 [x]
46. 2008-09-07 United States LU3268XXXXXX USA / NTSC-U/C 2006 GC2-D2C
-Cut pins: -
-Missing pad: -
-New metal clip: -
-Hard black glue: -
-Large D3 chip no text: -
N/A Best Buy littlefoot.. None 0 [x]
Entries returned: 46    
 
 


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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