Hardware n3dsxl ips files, HWCAL0.DAT and HWCAL1.DAT, anyone have a link?

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I'm thinking of trying to upgrade my new 3ds xl to dual ips, and realize I will need these files, does anyone have, from a dual ips n3dsxl, as well, any link to a reliable tutorial for bottom/top screen replacement for n3dsxl, there's youtube ones, but also plenty of youtube comments about bricks following those tutorials, so it's a scary mod.

pm me please, thanks.
 
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Don't do it, also don't request links to pirated content.
 
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I didn't realize obscure system files nobody cares about is considered ip content
They aren't "obscure system files nobody cares about", they are important hardware calibration files that are needed any time that someone changes from TN to IPS.
 

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But there are copyrighted files. And according to the forum rules is forbidden to ask/provide them. Period
 
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I have them, but you can get them yourself. I'm not sure if they're console-specific, but use 3ds recovery tool (like I did) by @Joel16 or manually grab them:

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I have them, but you can get them yourself. I'm not sure if they're console-specific, but use 3ds recovery tool (like I did) by @Joel16 or manually grab them:

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how can i grab them myself? i need them from a dual ips 3ds and my 3ds is not dual screen ips?

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But there are copyrighted files. And according to the forum rules is forbidden to ask/provide them. Period

ok, I get it, I can't delete the post.
 

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I don't know anything about that. I doubt very many people are going to have the files for that specific display. afaik, the files calibrate the 3ds screens, but I don't know about swapping screens out.
 

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I don't know anything about that. I doubt very many people are going to have the files for that specific display. afaik, the files calibrate the 3ds screens, but I don't know about swapping screens out.

when you swap screens to dual ips or whatever configuration you swap to, apparently it will either work without problems, or you will need donor files, as detailed in this guys thread

https://gbatemp.net/threads/n3ds-xl-ips-hwcal0-dat-and-hwcal1-dat-files.566455/
 

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These files contain no data that would fall under copyright. Not sure why people say they do. It's just calibration data specific to a 3DS system + a MAC (message authentication code) so the system can verify it has not been modified.

https://www.3dbrew.org/wiki/Hardware_calibration

I doubt nintendo would care one bit if people want to trade them, doesn't hurt them in any way.
 
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I doubt nintendo would care one bit if people want to trade them, doesn't hurt them in any way.
The files are still copyrighted. They are generated using code owned by Nintendo, so Nintendo also has copyright to the files.
 

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The files are still copyrighted. They are generated using code owned by Nintendo, so Nintendo also has copyright to the files.

they're copyrighted, but so are the games they let people play on twitch, they don't care, they have more important things to do like protecting switch from mod chip makers, as far as asking for the files on this site, I'm not because it breaks site rules.
 
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