How to make a DS Lite Flashing Tool

Discussion in 'Other Flashing Hardware & Software' started by Foie, Jul 3, 2006.

  1. Foie

    Foie That one guy

    Jun 15, 2006
    United States
    Clackamas, Oregon

    It is also going to be on google video soon, it is still processing. It isn't very good, but it gets the job done.

    (Yes, I know that this is very easy to explain, but some people just don't understand by text)
  2. nintendofreak

    nintendofreak Around. Shoot me a PM.

    Mar 27, 2006
    United States
    Cal Poly Pomona / (323)
    Yes, seeing things visually is the best way to learn.
    I Was gonna use a screwdriver to flash my ds, but ill go w/ the toothpick and foil instead
  3. cracker

    cracker Nyah!

    Aug 24, 2005
    United States
    Leaving the flashing object (especially something as ununiform in shape as aluminum foil) exposed at the sides is VERY BAD in the case of the DS Lite. This is a well known problem, so I'm shocked that your flashing method in the video failed to include it. For anyone that is reading this make sure you wrap tape around whatever object you are going to use to short SL1, leaving only the very tip of the metal exposed. Otherwise you might very well end up with a $130 paperweight.
  4. Rykar

    Rykar Advanced Member

    Jul 6, 2006
    Could you possibly take a picture of what the toothpick should look like, I can't really tell with the bad quality of the video.
  5. Heinrisch

    Heinrisch GBAtemp Regular

    Jun 27, 2006
    Could you wrap the complete thing in tape and cut a little bit of at the same end as the first cut? or would that leave to little aluminum?
  6. adgloride

    adgloride Its A Wii Wario

    Apr 2, 2003
    Great video. Instead of using a toothpick to flash mine I used a small screwdriver wrapped in foil. Put insulation tape over it and that also did the trick.