How to get a Korean 3DS in the U.S.?

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  1. Myria
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    I'm American, and want to get a South Korean 3DS for testing/development purposes. Does anyone know of an importer that can get one?

    The Korean version of Ocarina of Time would also be useful, for obvious reasons. (I'm capable of porting oot3dhax to it myself.)
     
  2. proflayton123

    proflayton123 Undeclared Shitposter 2.1

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    I've seen the prices for it after being imported to be quite high compared to JPN/EUR consoles strangely..

    upload_2016-8-16_5-42-2.png Equates to 378.09 US Dollars..
     
  3. Thee_BaBs

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    Couldn't you region change an American one it would probably be a lot cheaper.
     
  4. CeeDee

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    Why buy the £270 o3DS with £30 shipping when you can buy the n3DS for the same price and lower shipping?
     
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    proflayton123 Undeclared Shitposter 2.1

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    That's a good question, although, some people may be fussy as its apparently used and the o3DS being stated as new, but other than that
     
  6. CeeDee

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    Well, the o3DS has no chance of an 11.0 FW, being new, while the used one does.
     
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  7. Queno138

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    I've read that purchases of 3DS/N3DS (or this type of gaming technology) in Korean is somewhat controlled,
    as it needs Identification card or something of that sorts,
    so coupled with the scarcity of Korean units out of korea, those reasons probably makes it much more expensive..

    (Im having issues finding the original user or post that said so)
     
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  8. Clector

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    Korean New 3DS launch Firmware was 9.6.0-X so you can"t use Kernel exploits from older firmwares as there isn"t that Firmware for Korean New 3DS, becuase that it isn"t possible as of now test actually public Kernel Exploits in a Korean New 3DS because there isn"t one that works with the lowest Firmware for now.
     
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  9. InsaneNutter

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    The New 3DS is used, the original is not. Major issue if the seller is simply using stock images, you have no idea what your getting.
     
  10. MaiconErick

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    I also recommend you to just change the region of an American one.
     
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  11. ih8ih8sn0w

    ih8ih8sn0w Koreaboo

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    You want it for testing, emunand is great for that stuff. Just make a new emunand partition, and region swap it to korean (you will probably need a9lh as there are no public KOR secureinfo_a's laying around).
     
  12. olec04

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    Trying to downgrade on 11.0 via AM services
    Region change dat
     
  13. Clector

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    @ih8ih8sn0w It shoud work in EmuNand with CFW without Arm9LoaderHax, in a non Arm9LoaderHax System Nand I think it isn"t possible and if there isn"t a legit SecureInfo_A from that region if you restore a backup from that Nand in System Nand without Arm9LoaderHax the console will brick.
     
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