Is the NYKO 3ds Battery pack Vaporware?

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  1. ferret7463
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    ferret7463 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Like the title says, this is the 3rd time it has been moved back . Now according to gamestop it will come in on the 12th of April. [​IMG]
     
  2. spiritofcat

    spiritofcat GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    But I've heard of people here on GBATemp who already have one.
     
  3. mysticwaterfall

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    Right behind you
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    I actually bought one at Best Buy two days ago. It was listed as available on the site so someone went to the back room to get one.
     
  5. ferret7463
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    ferret7463 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Kool at best buy ya say? Thanks guys i just hate waiting for stuff that never comes around. [​IMG]

    Update i just called Best Buy in my area they have one. I usually don't think of them for video game stuff. thank you, to a mod you can close this thread.
     
  6. Snailface

    Snailface My frothing demand for 3ds homebrew is increasing

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    Just saw 7 hanging on a peghook at Best Buy yesterday. There was no charging cradle though.
     
  7. EphenSteve

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    muhahaha good thing i work at best buy. discount fo meeeee and i'll update you guys on when the chargers will be available on saturday. (next time i work)
     
  8. how_do_i_do_that

    how_do_i_do_that Blue Wizard is about to die.

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    Looks like they had it since Tuesday April 5.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
  9. aiRWaLKRe

    aiRWaLKRe GBAtemp Regular

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    Seems like my best buy has some. I wonder if these can be harmful to the system in the long run in any way. Figures I was at best buy yesterday and didn't see em. Must of been in the back :/
     
  10. how_do_i_do_that

    how_do_i_do_that Blue Wizard is about to die.

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    Half of the thing is hollow.

    They could have crammed a wireless charger into the hollow part.


    New hack project, install a wireless charger into the nyko so it doesn't require the fugly base station.
     
  11. aiRWaLKRe

    aiRWaLKRe GBAtemp Regular

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    Or more battery cells for even longer time
     
  12. how_do_i_do_that

    how_do_i_do_that Blue Wizard is about to die.

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    That would have jacked the price up by another 10 bucks for every cell in there at retail.

    The 2 batteries they got in there is fine the way it is.


    There is a dimminishing return on power if you have too many cells in series if it is wired that way inside the pack.
     
  13. Fishaman P

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    Or REMOVE IT so that the 3DS's bottom is normal-shaped.
     
  14. cris92x

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    LMAO buy 2 of em and cram the battery cells of one into the other one....
     
  15. Feels Good Man

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    Is there any place in Canada where you can buy it yet? I checked my EB Games and Bestbuy with no success
     
  16. spiritofcat

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    Interesting to note that on the back of the packet it says Lithium Polymer battery not Litium Ion.
     
  17. YayMii

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    Could the use of Li-Po batteries be good or bad?
     
  18. gumbyx84

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    This is something I will def be looking into. I plan on getting a 3DS in May after Nintendo gives us DSi-Ware to 3DS transfer and this will be one of my first purchases next to a case. Speaking of which: Can anyone who picked one up tell me if the 3DS can still fit into a case (the pocket sized ones sold at Best Buy and Gamestop/EB) with the extended battery attached?
     
  19. altorn

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    I dont think the powerpak+3ds will fit in cases available right now which is a bother and waste of money actually. Id rather buy a portable charger than scratch the 3ds shell
     
  20. KingVamp

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    Although it not that huge, you could get a XL case. [​IMG]