Nintendo Wii Mod-CHIP FAQ
How to Copy Wii Discs? / Copy Nintendo Wii Games?
Copying Nintendo Wii and Game Cube disks for playback on Wii can be done in two steps. First the game has to be extracted / ripped / dumped from the wii dvd disc and that can be done on Wii if you have a WiiKey mod chip installed there is a utility that will let you backup entire games to SD card in raw form. Another method for backup involves using a utility for PC with a specific LG dvd drive. Burning Wii ISO files back to DVD-R discs can be done on any PC with a DVD burner. Note that backup copies will work only on a modded Wii!
Best Nintendo Wii Mod-Chip?
Well that us what our website is about - Do some reading and choose the best or just trust us and get the Wii DriveKey (Easy to install and has all the necesary features to run backups and homeberw)) You wont regret it! Having DVD-RW support alone is worth a fortune in saved blanks.
Is there a parallel port on the wii like there was on Game Cube?
Yes there is! And this is the backdoor that current wii modchips are exploiting by feeding in right commands and overriding the original firmware.
How do you chip the wii?
You have to start by buying a modchip. After you a chip - disassemble your console and according to the schematics supplied with the chip solder the mod onto the motherboard!
Can I play dvd movies on modded wii?
Yes you can play DVDs and even DivX and Xvid movies using a linux based freeware MFE Mediaplayer.
Can you play rom on wii?
YES - all emulators that worked on GC work on modded Wii so NES roms, SNES roms, Sega Genesis etc - all of them can be played without paying for Virtual Console downloads!
Where is the best place to buy Wii ModChips?
I would suggest WiiModChips web store. Prices are the same as in other stores but this one is located in USA so shipping will not take 2-3 weeks like from some chinese online shops but instead you will get your chip in a couple of days! (see full list of Wii MOD retailers).
Update: don't fall for the scammers who offer WiiKey modchips for $10 or even $5 USD. Read their fineprint -> they are selling fake :( mod chips and offer no warranty on defective units!
(De..Ex..com was pointed out as one of these stores)