Nintendo Wii U Repairs

Wii U repairsThe Nintendo Wii U was released in Australia at the end of 2012 following the success of the Wii console and marks Nintendo’s first gaming console to support High-Definition graphics (up to 1080p video output).

The main attraction to the Wii U console and point of difference to other gaming consoles is the GamePad, a special controller with an inbuilt 6.2” (15.7cm) touchscreen. The GamePad can be used to enhance regular game play and can also be used to play games when the TV is off. Features of the Wii U GamePad include a front-facing camera and sensor strip, microphone, stereo speakers, rumble feature and supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Keeping in line with trends in touchscreen devices (such as tablets and smartphones), the GamePad supports nine-axis motion detection via three-axis accelerometer, three-axis gyroscope and three-axis magnometer. The GamePad allows users to control TV function, such as change channels, adjust volume and browse TV guide without the need for turning on the Wii U.

The Wii U also has a more traditional controller, called the Wii U Pro Controller, as well as being backwards compatible with its predecessor console, the Wii, it can support nearly all games and peripherals of the Wii. These peripherals include the Wii Remote, Nunchuks and Sensor Bar which is used to determine the remote’s position in 3-D space via accelerometers and infrared detection. The Wii U also supports the Wii Fit Balance Board.

Nintendo has utilised IBM’s Power®-based multi-core microprocessor as its Central Processing Unit (CPU) and AMD Radeon ™-based High Definition Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) as well as an EEPROM memory controller. The console comes with either 8GB or 32GB of internal flash memory and SD Card support to expand further. Networking is via wireless IEEE 802.11b/g/n and the console features USB 2.0 ports that support Wii LAN Adaptors.

Like its predecessor Wii, the Wii U does not appear to suffer from overheating issues like its rival consoles. Most Wii problems experienced by Wii owners are a result of normal wear and tear, such as the laser needing to be replaced, or misuse, such as foreign objects being inserted into the disc drive. Because of the compact size and a disc drive with no disc tray, children love to use it as a money box; hence foreign object retrieval is common.

We provide all repair solutions for Nintendo Wii U. All repair services include assessment of the problem/s, repair or replacement of parts using genuine parts, and post-repair console testing.

REPAIRSSYMPTOMS or PROBLEMS
Wii U Laser Replacement
  • Wii U not recognising discs
Or Re-alignment
  • Disc Reading Errors (DRE) >> discs not reading- Discs seem to spin for a short while then stop
  • Clicking or grinding noise when trying to load disc
Wii U Foreign Object Retrieval
  • Multiple discs, coins, playing cards etc inserted

(Includes gear re-alignment) Unfortunately this also tends to lead to damage to the DVD Drive Gears or sometimes even the laser

Wii U Drive Gears Replacement
  • Broken or damaged drive gears- Discs unable to eject or be accepted
  • Post foreign object retrieval
Wii U Bluetooth/Wi-Fi U Repair
  • Non-responsive controller
  • Problems connecting to a wireless network
Wii U Power Rectification
  • Wii U has no power
  • Wii U turns on but switches off for no apparent reason

Please check rule out a problem with the power adaptor first by testing
it with another console, or using another’s power adaptor with your Wii console

  • Blinking Blue Light of Death
Wii U Motherboard Repair
  • No sound, power or video
  • Black Screen of Death
Wii U Fan Repair/Replacement
  • Wii overheating or freezing
Wii U Pro Controller Repair
  • Wii U Pro Controller not syncing with Wii U console
  • No sound or vibration (rumble) from controller
Wii U GamePad Repair
  • Wii U GamePad not syncing with Wii U console
  • GamePad freezes or goes blank while playing games
  • GamePad no longer charges, charge port damaged
  • Broken touch screen
  • GamePad buttons not responding
  • GamePad analog stick not responding
  • GamePad water damaged
Wii U Software Rectification
  • Freezing, buzzing noise
  • Difficulties updating firmware
  • Bricked Wii U
  • Problems connecting to a network

Repairs and problems are not limited to those above.
Symptoms and problems listed as examples only.

Beetronix repairs Nintendo Wii U consoles Australia-wide, so if you are in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Sydney, Hobart or Darwin, or anywhere in between, we can help you with our postal repair service.

Contact our team on 1300 887 819 or 02 8712 4972

Express Repair Service

Book a day and time to come to our workshop for an Express Repair

Postal Repair Service

Send in your device for repair from anywhere in Australia

Pick Up Service

Request a free pick up. Available within most of Sydney metro