M3i Zero led color

Discussion in 'M3 Adapter' started by eth0, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. eth0
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    I just received mine and the led is red.

    IIRC the very first send out to testers where red.
    The first production batch was blue (possibly a bad batch with blue onces too)

    So is the red one from a new batch or from the older test batch?

    I don't really care since mine works but it may be good to know for those worried about the bad batch still.

    edit: I got mine from gamezway
     
  2. iamjust

    iamjust Banned

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    My led is red as well, recieved mine Wednesday from 4coolday....so far everything seems to be OK for me.
     
  3. théo

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    received mine yesterday from GameKool.com and it is red and so far so good.
     
  4. Saturnplanet5

    Saturnplanet5 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Mine's blue. Hope it's not one of the bad batch ones you where talking about.
     
  5. elixirdream

    elixirdream GBAtemp Legend

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    mine is blue but it is working
     
  6. Minox

    Minox Thanks for the fish

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    I have one with a red LED and it is working with the one exception being that it has some contact issues.
     
  7. Sandman00009

    Sandman00009 GBAtemp Regular

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    mines red led and mine also has some contact issues but its vary rarely
     
  8. Saturnplanet5

    Saturnplanet5 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I did have an issue with mine. All of a sudden the cart wouldn't boot up (it just got stuck on the M3 Real splash screen) so I deleted the SYSTEM folder and rewrote it. It's working so far. I'm not sure what would do that.

    Posts merged

    What was the problem with the first batch?
     
  9. nitrozz

    nitrozz GBAtemp Fan

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    mine from GameKool and it is red and so far so good.
     
  10. kobykaan

    kobykaan GBAtemp Addict

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    my review copy is BLUE led ... from what I heard the initial batch was RED along with the demo beta cards [​IMG]
     
  11. eth0
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    So they seem to be alternating between red and blue then.

    IIRC there was a batch that didn't work after flashing unless you put some paper between it to get the contacts to touch.
     
  12. vergilite

    vergilite GBATemps Regular Clown

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    Liv-Liv-Liverpool YEAH!
    mine also has some occasional contact issues
    @Saturnplanet5: your just having contact issues same as me and probably alot of other people just take the card out and reinsert it with a bit more force (NOT TO MUCH [​IMG]) and it shouldn't get stuck at the loading scene anymore.
     
  13. indask8

    indask8 New Member Forever

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    Look at the Flag...
    Bought from gamezway... blue led.

    works perfectly fine.
     
  14. cngamemart

    cngamemart Banned

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    glad to hear that [​IMG]
     
  15. SafetyNet4756

    SafetyNet4756 Newbie

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    Mine is working great I ordered from RHS And couldn't be happier. [​IMG]


    My LED Was red by the way
     
  16. RupeeClock

    RupeeClock Colors 3D Snivy!

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    Bought mine from Gamezway too, but the LED...never turned on, no matter what I did.

    I can't say if it's red or blue, but it sure don't work, lol.
     
  17. donelwero

    donelwero GBAtemp Fan

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    Well, mine's blue. Bought it this week.
     
  18. ShocWave

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    My LED is red. Bought from DealXtreme.
    Works fine.
     
  19. Escape

    Escape GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I'll be getting mine also from Dealextreme so will it be red or blue? XD
    is there any difference anyway?
     
  20. Melvinkooi

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    Blue here. [​IMG]
     
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