Building the Ultimate New 3ds XL

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  1. 3dAndri
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    Hi, i was thinking about building a 3ds with exclusive features, but i don't know which of these are possible and how to insert them:


    These things are possible (some guys made them and created a video):
    • Usb charging
    • Wireless charging
    • Compatibility with wired controllers (but I want to make compatibility with USB ones)

    About these things i don't know if are possible and how to make them:
    • Fast charging
    • Brighter screens and louder speakers
    • Better battery
    • Better cameras + flashlight
    • HDMI out (for playing games on a TV)
    • Integrated NDS fashcart (with a switch for swapping between a game cart in the default slot and a second slot with a NDS mode flashcart inserted)
    • Double Micro SD slot (with a switch for swapping between the first and the second SD card)
    It would be great to build a 3ds with these features.
     
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    You can drill a hole alongside the normal charging port, and insert a micro USB port there, and since the battery supports the same voltage as most USB chargers, you can solder the port to where the normal port connects. You can do something similar to do wireless charging. You won't have space for a NDS flashcart inside.
     
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    For wireless charging and usb charging i know, and because i want to make my 3ds usb rechargable i'm getting a Micro USB female to male cable. I'll cut the cable and solder the + and - pins on the dock pins but from the inside of the console.
    The problem is for the other things, I mean
     
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    You won't have space for an NDS flashcart, period.
    You can charge the battery faster without mods, but it might damage it.
    Rig or replace the backlight to make it brighter
    If you can manage to install a small LED, you can have a flashlight.
    See if you can replace the cameras with better ones that are compatible, but you'll need to figure out the video format they output
    If you can somehow adapt a capture card to work with HDMI, then you can, but it doesn't sound doable
    If you can do the mods for a double microSD setup, then go for it.

    These are my thoughs on it. Personally, I haven't done any physical mods to my n3DS XL, so I wouldn't know from experience. I have, however replaced a trigger, so I know the inside of one.
     
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    I have seen a mod to make the headphones louder on here before and a mod to add bluetooth audio..
     
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    I don't have enough money for a capture card, but the other things seems ok.
     
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    In that case, you might want to drop the video out idea.
     
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    Or using NTR CFW for video streaming instead!
     
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    He was talking about HDMI out, not just any kind of streaming
     
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    I know, but if streaming is the fastest and cheaper way, i'll use it.
     
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    Streaming is worse quality in all respects, but it's simple to set up, and it cost nothing
     
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    Add Bluetooth Wireless Audio + wireless charging :)
    http://gbatemp.net/threads/wireless-charge-bluetooth-mod-guide-n3ds-xl-in-4k.446003/

    Another Bluetooth Audio tut
    http://gbatemp.net/threads/n3ds-xl-with-integrated-bluetooth-audio-hardware-mod.417712/

    I didn't see a Hard mod for NAND access on your list so why not?
    http://gbatemp.net/threads/new-100-discreet-3ds-hardmod.458120/

    This will Boost Headphone Audio not the Speakers
    http://gbatemp.net/threads/hardware...volume-of-your-3ds-some-models-so-far.400221/

    Replace the C-Stick Cap wit the PSP one?
    http://gbatemp.net/threads/video-new-3ds-psp-c-stick-mod-tutorial-the-proper-way.428360/

    As for the rest why not a companion device? Something small With a little tinkering you could use a raspberry pi & a cheap WiFi adapter to make a little box you could run to controller redirect and send video to the TV? Maybe Homepass? If you did the Bluetooth audio mod and USB charging you could pack speaker and power bank inside? Assuming you can run kit-kat or something like it on the raspberry.. I am interested to see how many of these things you pack in that crowded 3ds housing!
     
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    Just gonna watch this thread to see if anything comes out of it
     
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    Wish an amiiqo would fit in the 3ds case. On board amiibo emulation would be cool.. OP even if you are not interested in actually doing them what mods have you seen?
     
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    I have seen this guy and his mods on youtube :)

    Nice idea, But I think that in a 3ds housing only a Pi0 and a small powerbank can fit.
     
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    I've heard rumors about people emulating amiibos by screwing with the NFC register. Maybe amiiquo will not be necessary soon
     
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    I never thought about Amiibo emulation, i don't know if it can fits but it would be really cool!

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    It would be better than trying to fit an amiiqo in the original new 3ds xl shell
     
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    It certainly would
     
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    I know, It's tight. What about making a box similar to a circle pad pro without the circle pad. make it clip on the the 3ds. I am sure someone around here can 3ds print something like that. or anything really. It could be an Altoids container like my raspberry-pi media player I made a while back. Just something small to keep in the 3DS case or your other pocket. with amiiqo? How about you gut a action replay ds, Try putting a R4 in there with the amiiqo and Pi? Then you could have an all in one? LOL
     
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    Uhm... It would work, but... a fat 3ds wouldn't be... ugly?