N3DS XL Hardmod

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  1. TheDuckMan64
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    Just got a new 3ds today and I'm planning on hard modding it. Have any hardmodders used a micro usb (type b) for their hardmods?
     


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  3. TheDuckMan64
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    If you're just planning to use the cable then it will work, but directly connecting it to your pc (3ds-pc via USB) will not.
     
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    You said CORDS, if you're pertaining to port then yes you could
     
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    Cords and ports aren't the same. I was just trying to answer your question. If you're to lazy to even provide a proper response then I don't think I'd be able to help you further.
     
  9. TheDuckMan64
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    Let me re-write my question then :P

    Has anybody on the forums used micro-usb ports for their hardmods? I was thinking of buying something like this and stripping it for a hardmod. Would anyone be able to provide a pinout for the micro usb port, or point me in the right direction of one? I'm finding Google a bit confusing atm....
     
  10. leerz

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    been done by other members many times, you can use any pinout of your liking as long as the lines don't share. use any of the 4. imo
     
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    yeah there is no "pinout" needed, its just whatever way you see fit, as long as CMD go to CMD, CLK goes to CLK etc it really doesn't matter what order they go through the actual port
     
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    Solder on the 4 CLK pinouts together gives better safeness on New 3DS XL. I make this for my installations all the time to avoid pinout snatching.
    Solder on the 2 CLK pinouts for New 3DS too.
     
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    By the 4 CLK pinouts, do you mean all 4 of the gold pinouts on the mobo?
     
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    The four CLK points.
     
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    Do you mean four DAT points? Or do you mean the 3 other points near the CLK? I'd say soldering to the other 3 points might be bad.
     
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    I just talk about the 3 others points around CLK dot.
    You can solder any of these points, 2 at same time or the four at the same time, it is similar.
     
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    I am acquiring parts to follow your N3DS XL tutorial in your sig (just waiting on shipping now), but I have a quick question. I read about someone installing a switch on their 3DS when they were hardmodding so the system would still work. If I follow your tutorial will the system run normally and allow me to dump/restore NAND? I'm sorry if this is a dumb question; I never intended to hardmod, I have to do it out of necessity now. Thanks.
     
  20. leerz

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    a switch for what? they're all just open wires when not plugged to your card reader? blue debug screen only shows up when you have connections closed. (and or hardware problems)

    I'm guessing it is a switch for the micro sd since it is a pain to remove the backplate every time you want to transfer stuff.
     
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