New 3DS (LL) Out of Box Firmware Database

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Friendsxix, Dec 8, 2014.

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Is this thread a good idea?

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  1. Friendsxix
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    Consolidating threads: If you have reached this thread due to a search, please proceed to the more concise thread found here.


    EDIT5:

    With the release of the New 3DS XL and New 3DS in Europe and the New 3DS XL in the Americas, users should start to submit serials for these systems! (Especially since I hear that the first batch itself is mixed -- some consoles having 9.4.0, and others having 9.0.0.)

    So, I've heard that some New 3DS (LL) consoles from Japan are coming with 8.1.0J, while others are coming with 9.1.0J, so I figured I'd make a thread where people post the letters and at least four numbers of their console's serial, along with the system version their aforementioned console came with and its color. An example submission would be:
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    New 3DS LL (Metallic Blue), QJH1017XXXX X, Version 8.1.0J.
    If the New 3DS (LL) consoles are anything like the old ones, the serial numbers should give some idea of when Nintendo transitioned to shipping them with the new firmware version.

    Here's what we have so far in spreadsheet form: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1rYsMcMy2uvya3EdmqetsDp7mA18dZGwfJdoPgFGhRao/pubhtml

    This information can be used to predict the version of a New 3DS before it's even turned on!

    EDIT3: Because people cannot follow simple directions; I am creating a submission wall of shame contained within this spoiler:
    Caution: contains copious amounts of shame!
     


  2. Oishikatta

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    Where can I find my console's serial?

    Edit: I mean aside from the bottom of the console itself.
     
  3. Friendsxix
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    It's on the bottom of the unit, inscribed on that crappy sticker that will be blank in two years from the constant skin-on-sticker contact. :P
     
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    New 3DS LL (Metallic Black) QJF103835XXX, 8.1.0J



    How is it possible not to break the seal on the box if the serial is only on the console itself though?
     
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    my PAL N3DS XL's didnt have seals on them.
     
  6. Friendsxix
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    Ah, that. It should be somewhere on the box too... unless Nintendo changed something... in which case this thread is doomed.

    Really? I guess Nintendo stopped using seals? :blink:

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    Can someone confirm if the boxes don't have serials on them anymore? Because I looked up a few unboxings just now, and can't see any serial sticker on the boxes...
     
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    Wii U consoles in canada don't have seals in my experience. I've opened like 10 of them, and nothing...
     
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    There's a hole on the box, showing the console's serial out the backside. You would know this, if you ever purchased one retail...The person ringing you up scans the UPC on the box, then the console's serial number UPC.
     
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    There is no hole on the box of my New 3DS LL, nor any sticker with a serial that I can find. Only on the console itself.
     
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    There has to be. Otherwise people can break their New 3ds's, buy another one, then switch it out, then return it.
     
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    This^

    Alternatively, it could be a secondary sticker around the edges of the box.
     
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    New 3DS LL (Metallic Blue) JAP, QJF1048XXXX X, Version 9.1.0-20J
     
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    And so begins the great hunt for the 9.1 JP LLs!
     
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    People will start hoarding QJH1048's sooner or later I just know it xD
     
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    now to figure out how to id these units..
     
  16. Oishikatta

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    Where was the serial on your box? /Can't find mine.
     
  17. bobtheglob101

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    I just looked on the back of my n3ds, but now that you've mentioned that I took a look at the box and you're right, I can't seem to find the serial anywhere on the box. Guess this will make the hunt for new and sealed 9.x N3DS' difficult.
     
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    how about your receipt? does it note your serial number there?
     
  19. bobtheglob101

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    Nope. I'd doubt a retailer would know anyway.
     
  20. codychaosx

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    so i think itd be interesting and kind of useful if ppl would say where they purchased the device as well :)
     
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