gamecube DOL-101 USA disk problem

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gamecube DOL-101 USA disk problem

Post by Qix » Wed Jul 15, 2009 10:44 pm

i have a silver DOL-101 USA gamecube that has trouble reading disks is there any way i can repair it? thanks

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Re: gamecube DOL-101 USA disk problem

Post by schmellyfart » Thu Jul 16, 2009 2:47 am

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Post by ampscardshop » Fri Jul 17, 2009 9:08 pm

it happens to me too when i play Metroid prime 2
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Re: gamecube DOL-101 USA disk problem

Post by Harshboy » Sun Jul 19, 2009 5:52 pm

200-230? That's a bit high :?

I have mine around 180, but that's because the disk drive is extremely picky at reading my backups.

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Post by schmellyfart » Sun Jul 19, 2009 7:29 pm

I had saved that pic off of the internet years ago and never actually tested it. I was just trying to help.

If thats too high then whats a good value?

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Post by Harshboy » Sun Jul 19, 2009 11:36 pm

schmellyfart wrote:I had saved that pic off of the internet years ago and never actually tested it. I was just trying to help.

If thats too high then whats a good value?
There is no "Golden Value". Just keep it between 80-650 and obviously stop tweaking it once it works :lol:

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Post by Dark-Aries » Wed Jul 22, 2009 2:08 pm

Harshboy wrote:
schmellyfart wrote:I had saved that pic off of the internet years ago and never actually tested it. I was just trying to help.

If thats too high then whats a good value?
There is no "Golden Value". Just keep it between 80-650 and obviously stop tweaking it once it works :lol:

If you don't have a modchip there is no reason to alter the pot that much, I think I gave it about 20 more ohms k whatever it was and it now plays all my games fine, to this day, and I adjusted it last summer.

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Post by vskid » Wed Jul 22, 2009 2:16 pm

So what makes it read games better/more likely to read, a higher or lower value?
I've never had my GC read a game (it was $8). :(
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Post by ampscardshop » Wed Jul 22, 2009 11:13 pm

mine is working again i cleaned mine good ^^
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Re: gamecube DOL-101 USA disk problem

Post by Dark-Aries » Thu Jul 23, 2009 4:34 pm

vskid wrote:So what makes it read games better/more likely to read, a higher or lower value?
I've never had my GC read a game (it was $8). :(
lower, you're lowering the pot so the laser is stronger. From what I believe, the laser weakens over time and then it can't read GC games properly. Same thing happens to everything else that reads discs.

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