Broken N3DS XL through wrong polarity

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by tidico, Aug 4, 2016.

  1. tidico
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    tidico Newbie

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    Hey guys!

    I've got a broken New 3DS XL. Please don't ask me how (I was really brainless at this moment) i placed the battery at the wrong way.
    After that, the console doesn't start at all. It only loads the battery. I've tried a different battery, but I think I've fried some hardware.
    So my question is, can I somehow rescue the system or which hardware do I have to replace? The mainboard or even other hardware?

    Regards
     
    Last edited by tidico, Aug 4, 2016
  2. LinkSoraZelda

    LinkSoraZelda GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Can you charge it? I don't think it's fried. There's really no way of telling without testing each part, but if it WAS fried, I'd say you'd only need to replace the motherboard.
     
  3. tidico
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    tidico Newbie

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    Thanks for the answer. It looks like charging is working.

    Regards
     
  4. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    Blown fuse.
     
  5. tidico
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    tidico Newbie

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    All right, I'll check the fuses. It is probably the F2 fuse behind the battery right?
     
  6. sweis12

    sweis12 GBAtemp Maniac

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    I had this exact issue. Replace the daughter board that has the Abxy buttons. It was 20 on ebay and fixed my ds.
     
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