3DS AC Adapter Input Voltage Range?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by violagirl23, Mar 3, 2011.

  1. violagirl23
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    All electronics I have, down to my cell phone charger, have 100-240v as the input, with the exception of my DS charger, which will not take an input of above 110v. Does anyone have a Japanese 3DS and can tell me if the AC adapter for the 3DS the same? It would say on the charger itself what input voltages it will accept. I travel a lot so I just wanted to know if I will have to end up buying a 3rd party charger or not. I wasn't sure if they were still gonna make the chargers region-specific down to the input voltage... [​IMG]
     
  2. Ikki

    Ikki GBATemp's grumpy panda.

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    Of course they will make it region specific. You can't make a Japanese 3DS with a voltage input for Uruguay.
     
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  4. Minox

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    The European DS/DSL charger was 100-240V compliant, the same could not be said about the Japanese and North American chargers though.

    I'd guess the same scenario would apply for the 3DS.
     
  5. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    What about frequency? Can it operates on both 50Hz and 60Hz?
     
  6. doyama

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    All the 3DS adapter in Japan is keyed to 110V which is their standard. We can assume the North American versions will be keyed to 120V rather than be region agnostic.

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't the 3DS plug the same as the DSi ones? You could just get a region agnostic DSi charger and be set. Personally I just stick with USB cable versions of the charging cables. That way I only need one plug, but can swap out the cables to charge different devices, which is more convenient for travel. You can find USB DSi charging cables online for like $2-3
     
  7. Hop2089

    Hop2089 Cute>Hot

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    I have a 3DS and it's 100-120v for the Japanese version

    Works on US Outlets, it also has 50/60 HZ on it.
     
  8. violagirl23
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    All right, thanks for the confirmation! [​IMG]