[Guide] TN and IPS Displays - Which does my 3DS have?

Discussion in '3DS - Tutorials' started by NekoMichi, Jan 12, 2016.

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Which model do you have?

  1. 2DS + TN

    15 vote(s)
    2.1%
  2. 2DS + IPS

    3 vote(s)
    0.4%
  3. O3DS + TN

    67 vote(s)
    9.4%
  4. O3DS + IPS

    14 vote(s)
    2.0%
  5. O3DSXL + TN

    46 vote(s)
    6.5%
  6. O3DSXL + IPS

    13 vote(s)
    1.8%
  7. N3DS + TN

    73 vote(s)
    10.3%
  8. N3DS + IPS

    20 vote(s)
    2.8%
  9. N3DSXL + TN

    102 vote(s)
    14.3%
  10. N3DSXL + IPS

    213 vote(s)
    30.0%
  11. 2DS + Dual IPS

    4 vote(s)
    0.6%
  12. O3DS + Dual IPS

    4 vote(s)
    0.6%
  13. O3DS XL + Dual IPS

    4 vote(s)
    0.6%
  14. N3DS + Dual IPS

    26 vote(s)
    3.7%
  15. N3DSXL + Dual IPS

    103 vote(s)
    14.5%
  16. N2DSXL + TN

    3 vote(s)
    0.4%
  17. N2DSXL + IPS

    1 vote(s)
    0.1%
  1. mario-lucis-caelum

    mario-lucis-caelum GBAtemp Fan

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    Top looks like TN can't tell cause of the crappy background on the top screen wth is that even

    Why not just the simple home screen ugh
     
  2. Lanicya

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    I tried to find a pic with much colours. I thought it's better to see with a dark background. I can make another pic in bright light and normal home screen.
     
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  3. Mikemk

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    Instead of doing that, run screeninfo.3dsx or 3dsident to find out for sure.
     
  4. Lanicya

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    But for this i have to install homebrew right? I don't want to modify my 3DS. Because of this point i try to find it out that way.

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  5. Mikemk

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    Then don't modify your 3ds. Use soundhax, and then run screeninfo.3dsx to find out.
     
  6. true_decoy13

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    I made test with two 2DS with dual TN screens, but!
    Top screen colors at white 2DS look slightly better for me. Both set maximum 5 level brightness.

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  7. Mikemk

    Mikemk GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    The 2DS only has 1 screen.

    And yes, that's TN
     
  8. true_decoy13

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    Yes, TN, but look like white has better colors.
     
  9. Mikemk

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    Wow, I'm dumb. I didn't notice those were different consoles.
     
  10. KoBaCHi

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    seems like tn ips
     
  11. ryka93

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    I guess mine are both TN what a shame.
    Sorry on low light my phone takes horrible photos, and the last one is on normal lighting.
    20170307_191105.jpg 20170307_191114.jpg 20170307_191135.jpg

    Enviado desde mi LG-D851 mediante Tapatalk
     
  12. Mikemk

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    Run screeninfo.3dsx or 3dsident to find out for sure.

    I need to make a bot to automatically post this every time someone posts an image.
     
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  13. HailAndStormCats

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    It Might be that the 3D mode is messing with the camera. Normally, if the bottom screen is IPS, the top is also.
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    I also have a dual IPS NEO.
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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  14. Real_Redwolf

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    After checking with 3DSident, I figured out that both screens actually are IPS. One person actually did tell me that the bottom screen is likely IPS NEO but that my top screen isn't. From what I know, the regular IPS screens seem to have that tint while IPS NEO screens don't.
     
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  15. Demian-Chris

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    Hi.

    I recently found my N3DS Majora's mask has only IPS on top and mi N3DS Solgaleo/Lunala has both TN :'(.

    I'm thinking about seriously changing my Solgaleo edition for the New Pikachu one. So I want to ask if anyone know what screen is regular to have on that new PIkachu N3DS.

    Update: Never mind, í found out all Pikachu N3DS are Dual TN.

    I have read 2 people here that have the Solgaleo N3DS and both has TN both screens so I think this edition was more regular with TN over iPS. That's why I ask about the New Pikachu N3DS.

    Thanks for the answer.

    BTW it's a shame that Nintendo Switch has this practice too. Some has the tablet with TN and others with IPS. Nintendo is playing dirty with us, don't you think?
     
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  16. dreadstocks

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    is my N3DSXL tn or ips
     

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  17. Mikemk

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    Run screeninfo.3dsx to find out.
     
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  18. dreadstocks

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    i did not installed homebrew
     
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  19. Mikemk

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    Then do so. There's no need for any changes to the console, you can put the homebrew launcher on your sd card using soundhax, run screeninfo.3dsx, and delete the files.
     
  20. leonmagnus99

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    still unsure about my n3ds xl, could you guys look it up again for me.
    here's some pics i took in low light, then with no light at all.

    are they both TN ? ;-;'

    http://imgur.com/a/wLmYC


    how do i do this ? i'd love to know what panels my 3ds'es have.
    do i have to load that up ? and then?

    is there a cia version of that homebrew?