3DS Battery Alternative Dealextreme

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  1. Gullwing
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    I want to have an extra battery for my 3DS and found this http://www.dealextreme.com/p/3-7v-1800mah-...tendo-3ds-70792 It looks pretty legit and fine and super cheap... You think I should get it? I'm thinking of using a new battery and keeping the original 3DS battery in a dafe place for "emergency cases".
     
  2. boombox

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    I wouldn't touch a spare 3DS Battery with a barge pole!..not yet, I'd wait to see if Nintendo come out with anything..although i doubt they will (unless they get heaps of complaints - probably when OoT comes out and people want to play it for longer than 5 hours on the run).

    For THAT price...you're going to be disappointed. I've tried buying a new battery that lasts longer for my DSL..and that was pathetic.
     
  3. Gullwing
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    I don't know really.. There are no reviews at all, but of course it can't be better than the 3DS one. I think it's a good choice for a spare battery :/
     
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    I bought a replacement battery from DealExtreme for my DS Lite. The battery life is only 3 hours. I can't imagine how long a battery for the 3DS would last.
     
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    yeah i bought a battery for my psp slim >> the battery stopped working after a few days, but it did power the system as long as i was hoping it would [​IMG] just sucks it died [​IMG]
     
  6. Gullwing
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    The actual capacity of this is 1000 mAh and it costs 2 Euros... I'm gonna get one... Of course I don't expect it to live way long but it will be a safe backup. Actually dealextreme has 50% cheap crap and 50% awesome cheap stuff... You just have to get what most people get and items that have reviews. Thanks!
     
  7. Adr990

    Adr990 To boldly go where no man has gone before!

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    Well even the "true capacity" stated by DX can be wrong.

    But I hope you will write a review about it on GBATemp/DX Forum. (As DX doesn't approve much reviews the official way.)
     
  8. johncenafan427

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    i already got the nyko extended battery.

    it's pretty good!
     
  9. Gullwing
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    I posted like 5-6 reviews and 8-9 pics and they are not on the site yet... I don't know... I'm thinking of the long term effects a cheap battery can have... I don't want my 3DS gona nay time soon
     
  10. Arnold Schwarzen

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    I am not gonna touch any third party battery. Either keep using the stock battery or see if Nintendo releases a higher capacity one later on
     
  11. Sebastian

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    sorry to here that. [​IMG]
    But i bought the one from another site,
    it's 3.7V 2000mAh replacement battery last week, it last over four hours for my DS ...
    Loool...works well!
    but it cost $4.04, a little expensive.. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Well, I bought a 1300mAh one from PickEgg at 5.64 bucks and it works great. Not durable as I thought but acceptable.
    So I say, it's worth a shot for the 1800mAh one. [​IMG]