How fast is streetpass if anyone knows

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  1. Gamer4life
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    Gamer4life I am the Orange Gamer

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    I mean usually i walk fast and i walk past people fast so it cant have no more than like a couple seconds and how far away can u be to get a streetpass
     
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    a road width is the distance and it all depends on software,
    basic streetpass takes about 1.5 seconds, but depending on other games using streetpass it longer
     
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    pasc GBATemps official GBA Freak

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    however the range you will enter is far bigger than just 1 meter, it might just work.
     
  4. Sychophantom

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    I want to say range is closer to 25-50 meters, or basic wifi strength. Streetpass can take anywhere from .5 of a second to 1.5 (may be higher, I didn't sit with a stopwatch) depending on how many games use it.

    Streetpass can go through walls, depending on how thick (again, just like Wifi). The more wiring/metal in the wall, the less likely to get through.

    A metal lunchbox will shield a 3DS from getting any hits. Discovered that one day when bored.

    Generally, if you get a hit from one 3DS, that unit won't give you another for at least 6 hours.
     
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    I can actually be driving by some places and get street passes from nearby shops (such as GameStop and only if I leave the 3DS in the seat next to me to be close to the window.) but that's still a pretty nice distance, and the street pass happens quickly every time.
     
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    Thank you all for your feed back
     
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    In the early days of having a 3DS, I've known two right next to each other take upto 10 minutes to start communications.
     
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    I actually got a street pass in a moving vehicle. Pretty sure it was on the highway too and not while stopped at a light.