O3DS XL, can I hardmod?

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  1. Pekempy
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    Took my O3DS XL apart to hardmod, looks like previous owner already hardmodded/tried to.
    Bought it on eBay and it was 11.2

    LARGE PCB IMAGE

    Looks like CLK has no contact and CMD has some solder left on it.

    (I don't have any of the 4 DSiWare titles)
    1. Is a hardmod still possible?
    2. If not, is my only way to downgrade from 11.2 to system transfer from a CFW 2/3DS?
     
  2. gamesquest1

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    1. if your very good at soldering you could try scraping the epoxy away and soldering to the remnants of the clk trace, I have done one like that where the previous owner had ripped the pads already, but it's definitely not for the soldering beginner as the trace is really small

    2. yeah the alternative is system transferring from a already hacked 3ds
     
  3. Pekempy
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    I've done a bit of soldering, but not extensively, and recently moved to London and don't know anyone, much less anyone with a CFW 3DS

    Might be looking at sending it off to get a hardmod then. I wouldn't want to risk messing it up and bricking my 3DS
     
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    jamsplodge Advanced Member

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    Did you try putting Luma3DS on the SD card just in case it already has A9LH installed? Somebody has tried hacking it at some point in the past so it's a possibility.
     
  5. TariqSoftDev

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    Ahh London hey, I might do the hardmod for you providing you pay for Postage&Package and parts , it's like £10 lol, or if you're close drop it off to my house, also doesn't the O3ds have a ALT CLK?
     
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  6. Pekempy
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    Drop me a message, might be able to drop it by. I can't message you as I'm a new user