Demo 3ds?

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  1. TheMagicMan
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    Some guy is selling a 3ds demo motherboard on ebay. If I got this could I homebrew it and get cfw on my new nintendo 3ds?
     


  2. hippy dave

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    Probably. It will only work when plugged in to power.
     
  3. Sora Takihawa

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    the demo units are all without batterypack (you need to plug it on a charger to use it)
     
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    Well the listing is a motherboard. Could I just use a normal housing unit with all the rest of the parts(Including battery pack)?
     
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    you cant install a batterypack on a demo unit

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    even if it would be compatible with a retail housing (i dont think it works)
     
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  7. Sora Takihawa

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    i dont know if demo units and homebrew would work together. i mean i dont think that a demo MB would fit in retail shell
     
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    [​IMG]
    Looks fine to me
     
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    yes it fits but you cant use a batterypack with that

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    why do you want a demo MB?
     
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    Install Homebrew, Cfw, Dsi Downgrade
     
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    The firmware is probably low enough, there are pins for a battery slot. Id try it to dump the nand. :P
     
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    Yes its 6.6 if I am sure. Don't I need to cart update to 9.2?
     
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    I updated a 6.x 3ds with decrypt9 browser, so you should be fine.
     
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    Huh?

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    How Would I do this?
     
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    That's for an o3DS. It won't fit in your n3DS shell.
    Also, there is absolutely no way to use it on battery power. Demo units are hardwired to shut off when the charger is unplugged.
    Otherwise, I believe demo units are the same as regular units.
    It's not worth it.
     
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    I had a o3ds shell from my old 3ds and I it's a lot cheaper than hard modding.
     
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    I suppose if it's really cheap it might be worth it just to use it to DSiWare downgrade your n3DS.
     
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    It was like 22 bucks with free shipping so it didn't think it was that bad :sleep:. If its at 6.6 how would I get it 9.2? Is the best option to cart update or should I do something else?
     
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    YOu should do a straight dg to 2.1 to install a9lh. Then you can update to the latest version.