3DS XL Volume slider problem?

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  1. Shadowhunta
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    Anyone else (UK, EU) got a 3DS XL and noticed that the volume slider doesn't work properly, sometimes lowering the volume slightly when pushed all the way to minus, but sometimes not making any difference to the volume at all?
    I only just noticed this today when trying to turn the unit down, rest assured its going back to GAME for a replacement, but i was just curious to see if anyone else has this issue?

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  2. Riyaz

    Riyaz Black Ace/Red Joker

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    i dont have any problems (3ds xl eu)
     
  3. CrimzonEyed

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    Not something I have noticed yet.
    But then I haven't had much time to play much with my XL since I got it.
     
  4. Pong20302000

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    my ones been fine

    no problems, no marks
     
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  5. boombox

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    It must just be a faulty one, there's noway they'd ship millions out to be sold like that.
     
  6. Shadowhunta
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    Aye, i got mine replaced yesterday, this one works nicely now, no screen issue or anything, just nice! On the plus side i haven't updated the console now, so i can use my Acekard on it!! :D
     
  7. NIZ46

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    Just noticed mine does this. It seems to do it more when the 3d is enabled. I will be returning mine.
     
  8. freaksloan

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    I hate the location of the volume slider, when I play Mario kart my hand turns the volume all the way up.
     
  9. PJM

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    I get this with every game. I wish the placement was more like the DS Lite. Unrelated, the max volume on mine is extremely low :S
     
  10. jesterscourt

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    I wish they had physical buttons like the DSiXL, I find myself turning up and down the volume inadvertently on my 3DSXL quite a bit.
     
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  11. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    that's why i hate the slider, the volume rocker on the dsi xl is much better.
     
  12. RodrigoDavy

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    It used to happen to me too, but I changed the way I hold the 3ds and it doesn't happen anymore. Try holding the 3ds so only the tip of your pointer fingers touch the L and R buttons, if you do it right there will be some distance between the volume slider and your finger.
     
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