Help hardmodding

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by bi388, Aug 1, 2016.

  1. bi388
    OP

    bi388 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Member
    723
    316
    May 29, 2015
    United States
    I am with a friend and we are trying to hardmod his new 3ds xl. We are carefully following the guide but we can't find the nand despite looking at many pictures. Maybe we are making a noob mistake but we really need help. There's nothing with Samsung or Toshiba written on it.
     

    Attached Files:

  2. cowboy619

    cowboy619 Advanced Member

    Newcomer
    96
    25
    Jan 22, 2014
    Cape Town, Western Cape
    Flip the board over. You need to remove the motherboard
     
    bi388 likes this.
  3. Dark Ronin

    Dark Ronin Advanced Member

    Newcomer
    87
    36
    Oct 5, 2015
    Serbia, Republic of
    Watch it here!!!!
    Don't pry open those little slave connectors, or you'll be screwed over, getting hard time to restore them! There's only two of them, that should be opened - upper one for touch screen control and the one connecting c-stick.
     
    invaderyoyo and bi388 like this.
  4. bi388
    OP

    bi388 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Member
    723
    316
    May 29, 2015
    United States
    Thanks guys! I wish the guide was more detailed on this
     
  5. icecreamcake

    icecreamcake GBAtemp Regular

    Member
    113
    28
    Jun 25, 2016
    You're very brave to crack open the 3DS shell. Good luck. I'll never have the guts to do this.
     
  6. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

    Member
    1,853
    891
    Nov 21, 2015
    United States
    Acworth, GA
    If you cant figure this part out you have no business soldering.
     
    raulpica likes this.
  7. vhaines

    vhaines GBAtemp Regular

    Member
    208
    36
    Oct 13, 2015
    i think you will just destroyed your 3ds, if you can't move on the next part easily
     
    vb_encryption_vb likes this.
  8. bi388
    OP

    bi388 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Member
    723
    316
    May 29, 2015
    United States
    I wasn't soldering my friend was. I know I have no business doing it and would never risk that on my system. I had someone else do it for me
     
  9. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

    Member
    1,853
    891
    Nov 21, 2015
    United States
    Acworth, GA
    Sounds like your friend has zero soldering experience as well. Otherwise, he would have thought about flipping the board over . Good luck.