How many is too many?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by MahouMaster, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. MahouMaster
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    How many dead pixels can you have before you say it's too many? More importantly, how many do Nintendo need?

    I currently have four or five dead pixels, with a few of those becoming larger when the 3D effect is switched on.
     


  2. leeday100196

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    How the hell did you get dead pixels?
     
  3. Fluto

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  4. MahouMaster
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    Generally you don't "get" dead pixels, they're just there from the beginning.
     
  5. leeday100196

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    Doesn't Nintendo check their stock before they box them? If not, my opinion of the company will drop considerably.
     
  6. spinal_cord

    spinal_cord Knows his stuff

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    From what I remember from the DS/lite, Any dead pixels are too many. They will probably replace it for you. Unlike other companies, Nintendo don't consider dead pixels to be an 'acceptable' problem.
     
  7. Rayder

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    If the dead pixels bother you, don't hesitate to jam it back to the store for a replacement. You paid a lot of money for that 3DS and you deserve to have one that is in perfect working order. I wouldn't tolerate any dead pixels.
     
  8. MahouMaster
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    While the store itself won't exchange it (not a clue why), I'll give Nintendo themselves a shot, their national headquarters are just down the road from my place, so I'll give them a ring in the morning.
     
  9. Fluto

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    wat ! really!
    that close ...
     
  10. machomuu

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    It's the result of something that has happened after the 3DS' are shipped out, it's more the store's fault than Nintendo's.
     
  11. boombox

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    I'm sure Nintendo will sort it for you, otherwise they will get a very bad reputation for not helping you for something that they boxed up without checking to see if it was worthy to buy!
     
  12. dicamarques

    dicamarques Definitely not Bruce Wayne.

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    Really can you show us the building using google maps or a picture? [​IMG]
     
  13. x_r3ap3r_x

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    I take it you live in Melbourne then. That place is filled with really cool people. I meet them every time i go to a Nintendo Connection Tour in Sydney.
     
  14. Jaxtaylor

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    I have a tiny little hair stuck behind my screen. Lord only knows how it got in there, but it bugs me. Dead pixels would be a definite take back and complain problem!
     
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    yeah, any dead pixels shouldn't pass quality control. You shouldn't even question five.
     
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    JB-HiFi replaced my XL when there was a dead pixel. [​IMG]
     
  18. MahouMaster
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    This is my third 3DS from them, however, with each prior to it having been returned for the same issue. They explicitly stated that I could not make any further returns.
     
  19. dicamarques

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    HOOO I imagine a nintendo building with a HUGE NINTENDO LOGO, not just a grey building.
     
  20. Law

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    Tell them you'll stop making returns when they stop sending you shoddy merchandise.