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Have I damaged my Wii?

Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii Chat' started by robpe36, Jul 3, 2007.

  1. robpe36

    robpe36 WiiChat Member

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    I recently purchased a four in one component cable that connects 360, PS2/3, and Wii all on one cable. The plug was not labeled and I accidently inserted the PS2/3 head into the Wii's A/V output (they're almost the same size). I think the image looks washed out now but I may be imagining it. Is there a possibility that I've done irreversable damage to my Wii by sticking the PS2/3 jack into the A/V output?
     
  2. elmo_999

    elmo_999 Wii launch Owner

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    did it fit in all the way?
     
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    your probably just imagining it, im not sure but i dont think it should matter which a/v output you put it into.

    /again not completely positive
     
  4. ciper

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    Have you tried reconnecting the original cable? The picture could be washed out because all in one cables suck ass and are unsupported. They let the signal from one console go back through the rest of the cabling to the systems that are powered down!
     
  5. robpe36

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    Yeah it actually fit in all the way.
     
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    robpe36 WiiChat Member

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    Yeah I did put the original cable back. I THINK it looks washed out but like I said i could very well be imagining it. I was just hoping someone here who knows enough about this could confirm the possibility.
     
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    I have that exact same cable...and wow. How drunk were you when you tried connecting this cable?

    The playstation one isn't that similar at all
     
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    Vagrant: Holy ****... I just tried this and it fits perfectly upside down!!!
     
  9. robpe36

    robpe36 WiiChat Member

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    You tried putting the PS2 plug into the Wii jack? Do you notice any difference in picture quality now??
     
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    Yes my PS2 AV connector fit into my Wii. I didnt turn it on though! :lol:

    Its definitely possible you shorted something out now that I know the connector fits!
     
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    Oh i thought just putting it in there might **** something up.
     
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    it fits in it yes but it makes no connection.
     
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    I'm sure it is fine. If it is working at all it is probably fine.
     
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    I think it does make a connection. The Wii has a double sided edge connector like a pci card and the ps2 av cable has a spring based slot like a pci slot. The pins arent the same size but it looks like they make contact in multiple places and even short some pins!

    Im using my SCPH-10130 thats usually for Guncon games to work with component cables.
     
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    I didn't mean a pin connection I mean it fits in somewhat loosely. Or at least the one on my 3 way component cable does.
     
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    try the original nintendo one
     
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    yeah give the original cable a go, its alot more likely its poor quality thats making it appear washed out. It sounds pretty unlikely that putting the cable in there would do any damage like that.
     
  18. MasterShake529

    MasterShake529 CROCO RULEZ

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    some idiot stuck a DVD in my wii, and now the wii thinks that there is a DVD still in it so now it tries to eject a cd thats not even in there whenever i dont leave a game in it
     

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