DS Lite firmware questions

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by Click This, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. Click This
    OP

    Click This Surgite!

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    Feb 18, 2012
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    Does anybody know where exactly the firmware chip in the DS Lite is located?
    Also, a question for the owners of Japanese DS Lites: Are there any differences, no matter how small, between the Japanese firmware and the North American firmware?
    Would there be any complications putting a Japanese chip into a North American DS and vice versa?
    Thanks.
     
  2. Janthran

    Janthran Solarian

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    Realization on what you're doing.
    Lol.
    Sorry, don't know.
     
  3. Sicklyboy

    Sicklyboy ~I have crippling depression~

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    [̲̅$̲̅(̲̅ ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°̲̅)̲̅$̲̅]
    The firmware is stored in the WiFi module on the DSLite mainboard.

    It's good to know that if you ever manage to corrupt the firmware, you could do a hotswap flash using FlashMe and two DS Lite systems, just as you could with flashcarts like the AceKard2i.

    To the last two questions - I have absolutely no idea. But hey, 1 out of 3 so far XD
     
  4. Click This
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    Click This Surgite!

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    Feb 18, 2012
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    Thanks for the location. I just swapped the chip out and there's absolutely no difference from what I see, and it works just fine.
    That's good to know for repairs.
     
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