Charging EZ 3in1 Battery

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  1. evoo1
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    evoo1 GBAtemp Regular

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    When randomly browsing some NDS Hombrew forums, i cam across a post that said it's possible to recharge the EZ 3in1's Battery by leaving it in your DS while it's connected to a charger. It also says, your DS must be shut down and you should keep the charger connected even a few hours once the DS itself is fully recharged.

    Can this really be done?
     
  2. Destructobot

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    Nope, the 3-in-1 uses a non-rechargeable CR1220 battery. If it dies on you you'll have to replace it.
     
  3. evoo1
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    yeah I thought so.

    thanks for you reply though [​IMG]
     
  4. cutterjohn

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    If you need to replace the battery and if you do it yourself, or whomever does the replacement, you might want to have them add a battery clip instead of re-soldering a new battery directly.

    I wish that EZ would've done this in the first place, but they were likely worried about batteries being knocked loose from the clip during shipping -> false defective returns, and/or possibly, more cynically, ensuring a bit of future income.
     
  5. Searinox

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    You don't really have to bother soldering anything. Just use a piece of scotch tape all around to make it stick between the clips, I did it 6 times and it worked each time.
     
  6. Shabadage

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    does the positive side face up or down? My 3in1 just died again and I don't want to reverse the battery!
     
  7. Searinox

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    Yes positive on both lite and gba-sized EZflash faces downwards. Mine faces upwards cause it's "special". [​IMG]