Help Defective from Dealextreme.

Discussion in 'DSTT' started by Guyver 1, Dec 16, 2008.

Dec 16, 2008
  1. Guyver 1
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    Newcomer Guyver 1 Member

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    I bought a dstt from dealextreme, the problem is its clearly defective, i bought over bulk rate of 6 of them, but this one was different from the other ones, it had a big square shaped hole right under the sticker, can i take the sticker off and repair it, there is not enough time to send it back to dealextreme and for them to ship it back to me before christmas so i was wondering what to do?

    Picture of Defective one (you can clearly see the square dent in the sticker)
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    Picture of one of the Working ones next to the Defective one.
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    the 3 ds that i have tried this one, does not even detect it but detect the other 5 dstt perfectly fine.
     
  2. Bri

    Member Bri GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Contact DX. Usually they won't require that you send back the defective one, and maybe you'll get it before Christmas (unlikely, but you never know).

    Have you checked all of them to see if any are fake: http://www.ndstt.com/en/anti_fake.html

    Make sure you don't install the latest firmware (1.16) because there are reports that it can destroy certain fake DSTT's.

    -Bri
     
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    Newcomer Guyver 1 Member

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    the problem is its a present and i wont get it back in time, i have spent about a hundreds bucks a couple months ago on dx on other stuff (i spent a couple hundred last year on a crossbow from them too), so they should replace it, since its not my first time buying from them and i have bought a few other flash cards from them (R4, N-Card, Fire Card, EZ Flash IV, Supercard Etc......)
     
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    Newcomer rom666 Advanced Member

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    The following post is from the "How to tell if your DX DSTT is a FAKE" thread, page 7:

    The new legit cards have a chip on the back side of the PCB. Open the card up and check it against the NDSTT website's Anti-Fake page.
     
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    Newcomer Guyver 1 Member

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    i have just taken it apart its looks exactly like photo above with the black circle and the chip on back.
     
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    Member Bri GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Dealextreme is very good about replacing faulty and/or fake flash carts, so I have no doubt that they'll replace it. However, whether you'll get the replacement by Christmas is another matter (as you know since you've ordered from them multiple times).

    Still, if it's defective there's not much else you can do but get a new one. If you have to have it before Christmas, you could purchase one from another store like realhotstuff.com that ships faster.

    -Bri
     
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    Newcomer rom666 Advanced Member

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    If you boot up the TT without a MicroSD card in it, do you get a 'No Card' icon, or does it go to the DS Health screen?
     
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    Newcomer Guyver 1 Member

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    goes strait to ds health screen.
     

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