New 3DS button size: XL vs. Non-XL

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Myria, Dec 21, 2014.

  1. Myria
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    Are the ABXY buttons on a New 3DS LL/XL the same as on New 3DS? If they are, I'd love to get a broken New 3DS so that I could put the fully-colored buttons into my New 3DS XL. They're much better than the ones with the coloring on just the letters.
     
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    yes i think that would be nice to know too, i'll get the normal sized one just for the buttons i think :)
     
  3. Nemix77

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    I don't think they are the same size given this is from YouTube and review sites online but I can't confirm myself however if they are the same size these button replacements will show up on eBay eventually in which case I'd probably look into modding them too myself.
     
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    button replacements never really came for 3ds, only full replacement housing - at least from what i saw on ebay. i would expect n3ds to be the same.
    not like psp where there was a huge variety of replacement housing, buttons, etc etc :) even dualshock 3 controllers, lots of buttons etc for them.
     
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    I stand corrected, good to know. I'm cool with the default buttons on the New 3DS XL however if I has choice I'd definitely go for the colorful buttons on the non XL standard model.
     
  6. Derverd

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    The abxy buttons are a little bit bigger on the xl.

    You could always 3d print some or something which is what I plan on doing eventually.
     
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