How to Make a DIY Portable Wii

In this tutorial I will be showing you how to make a DIY portable Wii for cheap!

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The portable Wii will feature a seven inch LCD screen, a Wii (duh), a 6,000 mAh battery, stereo speakers, a large selection of games, and a cool 3D printed laptop-style case! This project is ongoing, so be sure to check back for updates!
In this tutorial I will be showing you how to install the homebrew channel, CIOS, USBLoader GX, and Nintendont*, take apart the Wii, and how and where to solder the various components.
Be sure to check out my video tutorials as well (find the link in the links section)!


Extract this file and paste it into the apps folder (located in the SD Card Program Backups folder)

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SD Card Program

Extract this file and put it onto your SD card

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  • 1 × Wii Preferrably one with Gamecube Controller ports
  • 1 × 12v 6000 mAh TalentCell Battery
  • 1 × 12v 7" LCD Screen with Driver Board just search "7 inch LCD screen for Raspberry Pi" and you should see a bunch of good screens.
  • 1 × Speakers These are up to you, you can probably find some old ones from some old radios or something
  • 1 × Classic SD Card For storing program files. Most HC and XD cards won't work, so be sure to get a classic SD card

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ajvardal wrote 07/22/2019 at 21:42 point

I can only find steps 3&4 on your page, are there more?

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Jamie Searle wrote 04/22/2020 at 12:06 point

Same here

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