1. Revine

    Worklog My First Portable (Louii)

    For the last few weeks, I've gotten really interested in making a Portable Wii, and after a bit of time, I have accumulated to what I think is all of the parts and tools that I would need for a Portable Wii, including the boards from 4LayerTech and the Custom PCBs. I have decided to go for a...
  2. Question Change time in RVLoader

    HI, I managed to get the RTC Chip working with it's little battery but the time isn't correct on the Wii. I didn't find any way to change the time while being in RVLoader. I know we can do it in the Wii System but I have no idea why, I'm getting a black screen when booting to the Wii main menu...
  3. Question Portable Wii crashes randomly

    Hey BitBuilt, finally getting around to posting this lol. About a year ago I turned my original Wii into a portable by removing the disk drive, putting a GC controller into where the disk drive used to be, attached a monitor, and some battery packs on the back. Big and clunky, I know, but I was...
  4. Question Building a Portable Wii : 4Layer's PCB Shortage

    I'm a huge fan of electronic projects and I really would like to do my own portable Wii. I own a 3D printer and have some skill in 3D modeling, printing, soldering, PCB conception... I've started to search for more information about how the motheboard trimming works, what components would I...
  5. Cap’nPhineas

    Question How to access the stock wii menu from RVLoader?

    I’m going to mod my home wii with RVLoader for easier access of games, but I love the default vanilla wii menu and I want to still access it both on my home wii and my portables. How can I do this?
  6. dababy

    Worklog A Gwii Worklog (The first in a while)

    Ok so here is the first gwii portable in a while. I’ve already done quite a bit but better late than never. I have the pms pd led and fan all wired up with the wii ready to drop in. Rn I’m wiring up the batteries. Ps the name is to be come up with but something to do with Zelda because of the...
  7. Wesk

    Model Wii Console Scan

    Wii Console Scan Contains: Wii Shell front Wii Shell Top Wii Shell Bottom Specs: These are high poly scans, average poly count per mesh is about 2,500,000 triangles. NOTE: 3D scans aren't perfect, if light cannot hit certain parts of the object then the scan will contain 'Blobs' in...
  8. Dozzi

    Ashida Wii Portable

    I have a question as I am currently planning everything out as a beginner to build the Ashida Wii Portable. I am wondering where to get the shell 3d printed for good quality and extra tools I may need besides the essentials. I have a $750 budget for everything (I'm willing to spend some more on...
  9. R. G. Marigold

    Worklog The Galaxii (a Swiitch clone)

    I figured it was about time for me to start a worklog on here! I want to make something similar to BocuD's Swiitch 2.5, but minus the custom firmware, since that's a little outside my skillset. Planned Features: 5" IPS display RVL PMS Lite U-Amp 2 with Wii HUD controls GC+ 2 RVL PD 2 3DS...
  10. MP3

    Worklog [2022 Contest Entry] 3-Wii

    I’ve built 2 Wii portables so far, however neither of them were of my own design. I hope to change that with this project. My overall goal for the 3-Wii is to build a highly compact, fully featured, and practical Wii portable. I have some more specific objectives that that, so here they are...
  11. Orako

    Worklog Ashida Worklog

    6/13/22 - Finally started work on my first portable the other day, and man was it fun. I got so wrapped up I almost forgot to write a worklog, so this is going to be a lot of stuff on the first post. First things first, the prep. I purchased a black Wii off of Ebay for around $30 usd total. It...
  12. Dynamic_Hayden

    Worklog Ashida My First Portable

    So ever since about September I have been hyperfixated on portables and console modding. Finally, here I am building my own. As for my first time doing this I have decided to build a Ashida. After a bunch of research I'm at 90% 80% 75% of understanding on how to build this. Anyways for my first...
  13. benefits8516

    Question Where can I find a good 3.5 inch screen?

    I would like to build a portable and I would like to use a 3.5 inch screen, but I don’t know which one to use. I’ve been looking through old threads but I can’t find an obvious answer. I would really appreciate the help.
  14. YveltalGriffin

    Worklog Nintendo Vegas

    After months and months of procrastination, I've finally begun assembling a prototype of my Wii motherboard redesign, which I'm calling Vegas. The name is an homage to Nintendo's naming scheme for the Wii's chipset (Broadway and Hollywood, both famous hubs of entertainment in the US). I designed...
  15. benefits8516

    Question What 3D software should I use?

    which 3D printing software should I use? I don’t know which one would be a good one to design for my wii portable. Any suggestions? (Edited)
  16. Viilmo

    Question Wii Trim low ressitance

    I trimmed my wii and sanded the hell out of it but it still has shorts I had tape over everthing while trimming. Im reading these ressitances: 1v to Ground: 0.7Ohm 1.15 to Ground: 75.8Ohm 1.8 to Ground: 37.1Ohm 3.3 to Ground: 1.5Ohm There are no visible shorts between the layers and I sanded up...
  17. benefits8516

    Question Can you think of anyways of lowering the costs of building a portable wii?

    can you think of anyways of lowering the costs of building a portable wii? I would like to make it as cheap as possible. I would really appreciate a reply.
  18. benefits8516

    Question How easily would I be able to sell a wii portable?

    I would like to build and sell a Wii portable. However I don’t know if people would buy it, I don’t want to spend €550 and not be able to sell it. So can you sell a wii portable easily? Also I live in Europe so it would have to be in the eu.
  19. benefits8516

    Question Are there a lot of people wanting to buy a portable wii in Europe?

    Is there a market for portable wiis in Europe? I would really like to know cuz I would like to sell a portble wii, but i don't know if it would sell. Do any of you know the answer to this? I would really appreciate the help.
  20. benefits8516

    Question What fan should I use?

    What fan is best to use for wii portables?