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The Wii Optical Drive Emulator (aka WODE, or WODE Jukebox) is a Solderless Modchip for the Nintendo Wii.

Features List

  • Play Wii & GameCube game ISOs direct from USB Mass Storage devices @8X read speed (HDD and FLASH drive)
  • Complete Solder free install solution
  • Easy to use GUI - LCD & Joystick - NO homebrew software required (no any update of console can block this device)
  • Region hack (works on wiis with firmware 4.1 and lower), Update blocker, Autoboot.
  • Passthrough with FLAT-MOD mode built-in, play your DVD-R Wii & GC backups and Imports @3X read speed (doesn't work on D3 version 2+ drives)
  • Powerful ARM9 MCU
  • Totally Flexible Linux Kernel
  • USB hub support for multiple USB devices connection
  • Great File System support - use existing WBFS formatted media or 'drag and drop' ISOs to existing USB devices
    • NTFS support
    • WBFS support
    • EXT3FS support
    • HPFS support
  • The ability to plug as many harddrives as you want (via a USB Hub)
  • Future updates will bring more cool features: Disc ripping to WBFS / USB WiFi & SAMBA streaming

Technical Specs.

  • ACTEL A3P125 FPGA (manage bridge to Wii drive data bus)
  • MCU NXP LPC3143 - 270 MHz, 32-bit ARM926EJ-S - 128AES security
  • 512 SDRAM DDR
  • 4Mbyte SPI flash (the firmware of WODE)
  • SD CARD SLOT (used like drive C: for linux and extra addons)
  • USB 2.0 support
  • LCD 128x64 pixels w/ backlight

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