HyperBoot

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HyperBoot
HyperBoot
HyperBoot modchip
Specification
Generation IPL Replacement
Flash Size 2Mb (16MBit)
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General

HyperBoot is a IPL Replacement modchip that came about in late 2019. The primary reason behind its existence appears to be to provide a cheap way to boot directly into homebrew on a GameCube. The official "BIOS" does not support booting of any sort of game backups or piracy. It is currently sold through badassconsoles and is the only IPL Replacement modchip for the GameCube at the time of writing this actively in production.

Official description

Inspired by the Qoob Pro, Hyperboot allows the fastest boot method possible for any homebrew located on an SD card. Simply turn on your console and your designated homebrew program is automatically launched and ready to use within 1 to 2 seconds.

Homebrew detection available on Slot A, Slot B, and Slot C (SP2) with ability to also load homebrew from USBGecko. The failsafe menu is displayed when homebrew program is not detected and its built-in software update capability is simple to use with all updates performed directly by the console itself.

This solution does not require a functional disc drive nor does it require a pre-configured memory card. No more wait times from soft exploits and no more opening and closing the lid.

HyperBoot main menu
HyperBoot main menu
HyperBoot update menu
HyperBoot update menu
HyperBoot USBGecko menu
HyperBoot USBGecko menu

Features

  • Internal Storage to Boot from Flash
  • Directly Boot Homebrew from SD card
  • Supports SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Compatible for all regions (PAL, USA and Japan)
  • Bypass mode to jump into original system menu
  • Built-in update menu
  • Updates performed by the console itself (Eliminates the need for JTAG)
  • CLI Support for homebrew lacking a proper menu
  • USB Gecko support

BIOS

To date, no updates have been released to the public.

Usage

Format your SD card with FAT16 or FAT32. Create a folder on it called HYPERBOOT and drop the DOL you want to boot in there.

L Trigger - boot to the Hyperboot menu.

L Trigger + X - boot to the update menu.

A - boots to a SD card in memory slot A.

B - boots to a SD card in memory slot B.

HyperBoot
Developers Badassconsoles.com
CPU Xilinx
Modchip Type IPL Replacement
Features Gamecube BIOS
Installation 6 wires