Improve the sound of my Nintendo 3ds XL in CFW

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Sam_SpadeR, Dec 15, 2015.

  1. Sam_SpadeR
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    Hello guys, I´m an owner of one Nintendo 3ds XL and I have noticed that the sound in this console is pretty low. I want to know if I can make it louder. Anyone can help me?
     
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    Unless you get some speakers and plug them to because there is no magic program that you install and boosts speakers...
     
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    Damn. Thanks, man. So the only way to have a louder sound coming from the XL is plug speakers or use headphones, right?
     
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    I suppose it could be done through an NTR plugin if someone had the skills, but honestly the quality of the sound sucks to begin with so I don't think it would make much of a difference.
    It's no Battlefield where hearing footsteps can make you a better player, or Skyrim where you want to hear the soundtrack at its best. I would actually like to boost the volume for headphones myself, but meh, in the end I don't think it would change much.
     
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    My 3DS speakers sound loud enougg, could it be a malcfunction perhaps?
     
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    I think there´s nothing wrong with my 3ds XL. I have an older 3ds and the sound is pretty decent but, my little brother also have one XL and the sound its a lot more low than the older 3ds console.
     
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    3DSXL was built with worse speakers than the original. That disappointed me tbh.
     
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    If I recall correctly, you can increase significantly the volume (and quality) of your 3DS' sound by removing some... things (don't remember the english name :P), but it you need to disassemble your console to do that. I'll post a link to the thread if I find it.
    Afaik, there is not any software based modification possible, since this is a hardware limitation.

    EDIT : My bad, seems that the modification I mentioned only affects the earphone volume... :unsure:
    Anyway, here's the thread if you're still interested: http://gbatemp.net/threads/hardware...volume-of-your-3ds-some-models-so-far.400221/
     
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    That´s a shame, actually.

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    Really? Oh, man, please try to find that link! I´ll take the risk and follow the steps right.
     
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    I'm sure a bit of tweaking to the output of the speakers can be done. Such as volume output is : 100%
    I'm sure we can put it at 110% or something. That hardmod isn't going to help me. I'll break it.
     
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