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Wii cd rom will not work after i installed the wiikey2 chip. i tested the solder points and aperar to be no shorts to othe chips. The wikey chip turns on with red led power light, and then blue led turns on on chip. the blue cd rom led turns on on wii power up, but when you try to insert cd, the cd will not even get loaded int the machine. Any sugestions, the connectors apear to be attached to the cd rom

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Temp solution, was to leave all wires solderd in place to confirm that there were no shorts , and to remove the Wiikey2 chip. The chipset on the wii is D2E.
I may have a bad chip or the wiring diagram is wrong....
I'll keep you posted when full modification is done.

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