[HARDMOD] [W.I.P] Data-To-SD

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  1. Luglige
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    Data-To-SD
    When I was doing my hard mod I found that the process of cutting open a Micro SD-to-SD is kinda dumb. SO! I made a little PCB Design, it's rough so don't judge it. How it works is you solder to the pins and it pretty much does the whole old, disgusting process, into a clean, nice, green PCB. I'll probably make some and maybe sell them, but I will make sure it's public to print. I'll add the files soon.

    P.S Sorry this seems a bit too not serious, but I guess my personality voids that.

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  2. TariqSoftDev

    TariqSoftDev ~Zexceil

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    So, what's the use for this?
     
  3. gui710

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    Asking myself the same question but I hope it is what am I thinking of!
     
  4. TariqSoftDev

    TariqSoftDev ~Zexceil

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    I doubt this is a way to communicate with the SD interface.
    My thoughts are: Converts Micro SD --> SD , which is useless since most SD cards are actually a Micro SD encased and anyone with a N3DS wouldn't need it alongside the O3DS since it has it's SD ----> Micro SD.

    I hope my thoughts are wrong.
     
  5. Luglige
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    When doing a hard mod you need to slice a micro sd to sd card and solder to the pins, this voids it.

    It's that.

    It isn't, it's for hardmod.
     
  6. gui710

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    Kinda what I was thinking! Good luck with the project!
     
  7. TariqSoftDev

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    Hmmm so it's removing the need to cut open a SD card for a nand R/W mod?
     
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    I'll probably edit it for a more detailed synopsis on my idea.

    Yes! Exatcly!
     
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    I think it's very usefull
     
  10. TariqSoftDev

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    Want to see how I do it?

    Guts:
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    Outside(I Killed it messing about):
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    Of course I can still read my normal MicroSD cards and use my nand R/W port on my N3DS , just flick the switch :)
     
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    Might be usefull some day.

    Since we only need to solder 4 pin on mSD/SD card for hardmod, why not just let only those 4 pin available to solder instead of populating the whole pins on the board?

    Many users already mess things up easily, I think letting them only with 4 indentifiable pins would make things kind of "noob-proof". Just my opinion.
     
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    that looks nasty, lol
     
  13. TariqSoftDev

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    I know, I got bored and decided to just kill it :> , when I properly do work it looks like my PS Vita mod .
     
  14. Luglige
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    i did it with general in thought, but I'll keep that in mind.
     
  15. Luglige
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    I would like to thank @TariqSoftDev for his help so far, big thanks to him.
     
  16. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    I order my msd to sd cards out of china in quantity. I pay pennies for them. Good idea i suppose.
     
  17. Luglige
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    Yeah, my idea is to make these cheap as possible, idk how I will.
     
  18. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    I think 100 msd to sd is about 17.00 usd... good luck.
     
  19. Luglige
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    Damnit. In house maybe? I'll see my profit's in a bit, maybe you could advertise they're special. Lmao.
     
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    even cooler would be a tiny pcb with a SD2USB chip and just a micro USB connector on it for internal installation.
    not sure if there's any commercial chips like that available for public sale for low enough prices though. not an electrical engineer but somewhat skilled with a soldering iron.