3DS hinge wobble POLL

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by DigitalDeviant, Mar 28, 2011.

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Does your 3DS hinge have a slight wobble to it?

  1. Yes (describe below)

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    100.0%
  2. No (describe below)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. DigitalDeviant
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    DigitalDeviant GBAtemp Addict

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    This poll applies ONLY to 3DS owners, please don't be jackasses and post false info. At the same time I understand this is NOT a scientific poll, so take it with a grain of salt.

    MY TEST VIDEO


    [youtube]DE4YzDNwehc[/youtube]

    Video Example skip to 0:42

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bWbkut8QeQ..._embedded#at=30

    tutorial for the ACTUAL 3DS owners out there:


    1)Open the op scren to the first click.
    2)Hold the 3DS flat like a board in your left hand.
    3)position index finger of right hand between the front cameras and push gently.
    4)if the lid moves a little bit then please answer "YES" to the above poll.[/p]
    tutorial courtesy of Shadowhunta

    The question is clear how many 3DS owners have a hinge that wobbles SLIGHTLY. This means it moves slightly with little to no pressure added.

    your responses should go below as well.

    please participate those who are eligible, I am interested in your truthful responses.
     


  2. Keva

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    Mine wobbles once it has been 'clicked' into place. Maybe 2 cm or so. Can be annoying when playing Face Raiders or or the AR games.
     
  3. machomuu

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    If you mean that the top screen moves when I touch it slightly, yes. Otherwise, no.
     
  4. DigitalDeviant
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    Mine wobbles slightly with no pressure applied to it.

    Please everyone who votes, POST COMMENT BELOW, a few voted with out explaining.
     
  5. DigitalDeviant
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    DigitalDeviant GBAtemp Addict

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    yes slight touch wobble is what is explained in the poll details.

    "wobble without pressure being applied"

    p.s. If you VOTE, COMMENT BELOW

    those who voted no, does this mean your hinges are completely sturdy NO wobble? please reply.
     
  6. tlyee61

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    +1 [​IMG]
     
  7. DigitalDeviant
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    please keep commenting if you vote, as it stands most have the wobble.
     
  8. Scott-105

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    It'll wobble if I move slightly. It's kind of annoying, but not a huge deal.
     
  9. Elritha

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    Mine stays perfectly in place and doesn't wobble.
     
  10. machomuu

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    Actually nevermind, I have to apply a little more than slight pressure to it.
     
  11. DigitalDeviant
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    really NO WOBBLE?

    as it stands the poll is 50/50.

    those who say they have NON-wobble 3DS please comment as well.
     
  12. DiscostewSM

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    If I'm moving the 3DS like I'm strangling someone, then yes. But since that's not how I play portable games, it doesn't wobble for me under normal use.
     
  13. DigitalDeviant
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    thanks, please give straight forward response, the definition of sturdy in this case is that it does NOT move with slight pressure.
     
  14. Shadowhunta

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    Mine wobbles a tiny bit, but its no biggie, i don't play face raiders at all..though its odd i seem to remember the 3DS demo units at the nintendo event in london were all stiff, but then they were Demo units, perhaps the hinge wobble is a design feature to extend the life of the hinge?
     
  15. DigitalDeviant
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    I don't understand how more than half at this point who voted, have sturdy hinges.

    Again Sturdy in this case means NO Wobble at all.
     
  16. Kane91z

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    mine has a few cms of play when it's clicked in place
     
  17. aiRWaLKRe

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    My aqua blue has a very very very small wobble, like 1/8th of an inch. Hardly any wobble. But definitely not, no wobble while lightly shaking it.
     
  18. DigitalDeviant
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    this does not make sense, a lot of people on the net are saying that its "normal" that it wobbles slightly.

    However judging by this poll(which I know is problematic) it should not be like that, assuming that sturdy design is superior than wobble.

    either this is a real problem in the sense that it is not normal or some people are lying here.

    please keep the poll and comments going. BE TRUTHFULL!
     
  19. Shadowhunta

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    I think its more of "what determines wobble"...so heres a tutorial for the ACTUAL 3DS owners out there:

    1)Open the op scren to the first click.
    2)Hold the 3DS flat like a board in your left hand.
    3)position index finger of right hand between the front cameras and push gently.
    4)if the lid moves a little bit then please answer "YES" to the above poll.

    As for me, i'd prefer a hinge with a little give that lasts for a long time, then a stiff hinge that will simply break after a few months.
     
  20. awssk8er

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    No wobble at all on mine.

    Also, I saw complaints of squeaking. No squeaks.