accidently dropped my new xl should I be scared?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by mario-lucis-caelum, Jan 23, 2017.

  1. mario-lucis-caelum
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    i was playing dragonball fusions and it suddenly slipped in my hand bounced on my bed and plummeted to about a two feet drop below a parquet floor

    good thing though was it landed on its back and it had a clear case attached to it when it fell so there was no visible damage dents and scratches on the system (not sure about the internals though)

    Everything still works (camera, WiFi, apps, games, touch screen, etc) but im kinda afraid of opening it up one day and it'll just boot to a black screen or something.

    How worried should I be?
     
  2. Lacius

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    Based on how you described the fall, I wouldn't be worried if it still works.
     
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    I'd be incredibly worried, the 3DS's main source of power is a tiny fission reactor that will go into meltdown immediately after the lid is opened if it's mishandled

    No, you're fine. Nintendo drop-tests all their hardware, if there's no visible damage there's next to no way that anything internally was damaged by that short of a fall
     
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    Thanks man hopefully if the drop did do some damage on it the warrantly will cover it or something.
     
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    The O3DS/2DS is fission. The N3DS is fusion.
     
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    No, they changed it back to fission with the latest update. Stability, ya know :^)
     
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