3DS Testing unit with preinstal DEV Menu

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  1. cena2008
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    Hi everyone,

    My friend give me a 3DS, he told me it's bricked but when i'm searching i found it's a testing unit with preinstall dev menu. I try to update it to normal 3ds but nothing i can do. It's not read game card, can't install cia (error when i try to install update cia)

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    Anyone help me?

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  2. Normmatt

    Normmatt Former AKAIO Programmer

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    It's a dev unit.
     
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  3. gkoelho

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    does it opens the home menu?
     
  4. SirBeethoven

    SirBeethoven 3.145.... something. E=mc2

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    This means that you have to install the dev updates only... Nothing retail
     
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  5. Clector

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    It"s a developer unit most likely a Panda Unit, you need to update it with the Developer Firmware, saying so you can only get them from Nintendo being a developer from their developer site, if you want to be a developer you can try getting into Nintendo Developer Program, saying so if you want to use retail games in itI don"t think you will be able to do anything at the moment, but you at least will be ale to run Retail DS games.
     
  6. SirBeethoven

    SirBeethoven 3.145.... something. E=mc2

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    Ask @Reisyukaku about it - has a dev unit as well

    I think Luma3DS and/or Decrypt9WIP can detect what it is in some way
     
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    sell it on ebay and make lotz of dolar
     
  8. loco365

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    That won't fly too well, really. Once people realize how cheap they actually are, a lot of eBay sellers won't get the prices for them that they're asking. I'm not at liberty to discuss numbers because of NDA, but they're actually not terribly priced.

    On the other hand, if they were to sell it to a dev that could make use of it, I'm sure that'd be a better use, plus devs need all the breaks they can get. The software that isn't given by Nintendo isn't exactly cheap.
     
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    I disagree with that, I think they're way too expensive. Obviously way more than they cost to produce. He should be able to get a lot for it on eBay.
     
  10. loco365

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    That's almost anything though. Everything costs way more than it is to produce. That's no big surprise.
     
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    But it's more than hobbyists can easily afford, and far more than a retail unit.
     
  12. loco365

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    All I can say is: Heh, not really.

    Take that as you will. I'm looking at the price list right now.
     
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    You can get a N3DS dev unit, (Snake, if you must know the name) for literally the same price as a regular retail unit. The pricey ones are the CTR units, which is O3DS.
     
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    I think dev units are still pretty cool even though most of the dev apps have been out to the public with cfw for a long time now.
     
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    I'll take it for free :-)
     
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    Find a dev who'd buy it off of you. If you're not a dev then the only thing good about a dev unit would be, I guess, novelty or to show off to your friends?
     
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    500$?!
     
  18. giabao8811

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    i have a lot of dev kit and testing kit lol
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    CTR Devmenu revision 2364
     
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    500$ for it!
     
  20. Roomsaver

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    Why do you want it?