Failed hardmod=bricked o3ds xl questions)

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  1. SaagiBols
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    SaagiBols The AnalSavior

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    so i failed to hardmod my o3ds xl and its been just laying around like a very expensive brick for a year now) so i decided to sell it for parts but before i do i wanna know that i cant repair it by my self)))
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    as you can see by the images) i burned one of the pins with my amazing soldering skillz) and managed to completly destroy the (RA2) chip?/resistor?)


    ....so the question is can the 3ds boot without that ra2 chip and can i fix that burned pin???
     
  2. Eruandou

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    If you had removed the Dat0 pad, there should be a way around, but I don't think it will ever power on correctly without that resistor array, which basically connects dat0,1,2 and 3 from the NAND chip to the rest of the console. So you basically have an almost impossible to repair brick
     
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    in the right hands it would probably be recoverable but tricky (assuming the resistor array is the only thing you ruined).......but I'm pretty sure your hands aren't the right hands ^_^
     
  4. GibFTW

    GibFTW GBAtemp Regular

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    That sucks! You should probably send it into a professonial member of the community... @vb_encryption_vb might be able to do something if you send it in.
     
  5. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    Nothing i want to mess with, i have other console repairs that are a bitch to deal with currently .
     
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    KayShyGuy Newbie

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    Hello @vb_encryption_vb I havent messaged enough to get PMs going but wanted information about sending 3DS's,
    I have a 3DSXL v 11.0.0 and NN3DSXL 11.2, no rush, just wanted info, thanks hope you ate up some turkey guy :)
     
  7. testerfan

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    system will not boot properly without RA2 as others said, but it's easily repairable (based on the picture) if you have proper soldering station
     
  8. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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