3ds and 3ds xl game card slots

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by 4gionz, Aug 27, 2014.

  1. 4gionz
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    Hey Guys so I repair consoles and stuff and my buddy brought me his 3ds XL with the game card slot not working( doesn't read any games-none whatsoever) so I wanted to order a game card slot but I'm only finding for the 3ds however I think they're the same just looking for a little confirmation.

    So is the 3ds game card reader identical to the 3ds xl or is it a different.

    Does it require soldering (I can no problem just want to know)
     
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    Hey thanks but I'm not looking for a flashcart. Also I found my answer already
     
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    What was the answer? Is it hard to change?
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    can you please read the topic before answer? he needs his card slot repaired, what the hell he is gonna do with a flashcart if his slot is broken?

    4gionz i do think they are the same, and in pictures from google you can see the slots look exactly the same

    3DS BOARD:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    3DS XL BOARD
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    In i fix it website there is tear downds of the 2 system, they have some good pictures and you can compare them i did compared and they look exactly the same...

    they do have a code printed on it, but in several google pictures the code is always diferent
     
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    Not if you have some soldering skills
     
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    so they were exactly the same?
     
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    Yup
     
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    I wonder how similar they are compared to the ds slots. maybe they are interchangeable as long as the 3ds cards can fit.