Depackaging the Nintendo 3DS CPU

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Haymose, Mar 24, 2014.

  1. Haymose
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    Thanks, it was an interesting read. The best part is these guys didn't collect thousands of dollars and then disappear.
     
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    i remember the scheme of contributing 2000usd for 3ds chip decapping on those times it was a glimpse of hope ...\of this cpu depacking hope something good comes from it for example a full snes/gba emu etc
    but alas scene nowdays is afraid to release anything and so it is the reign of cards
     
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    The die isn't fully scanned either - all that's shown is the power distribution system, the several layers underneath are not visible, so in other words, this is just silicon porn. On top of that, they had a complete lab to work in, so no additional expenses were required.
     
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    I love stuff like this. :)
     
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    What exactly happened to the decapping fund guy? Did he really just disappear?
     
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    Pretty much - everyone lost contact with him, so it's fair to assume that he legged it, although that's unconfirmed.
     
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    Fortunately, they're only getting started.
     
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    This is absolutely fascinating. Thanks for the link; good read!
     
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    Here's for hoping that they get to the good bits. Not dissing the work, by no means - all I'm saying is that it's not exactly a full-on decapping and mapping job yet and that it didn't require additional funds because all the resources were already there. ;)
     
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    I myself am very happy about this as the guy is doing it and doesn't need the $2000 to steal from innocent people.