Opening the DSTT

Discussion in 'DSTT' started by Knarf, Nov 29, 2008.

Nov 29, 2008

Opening the DSTT by Knarf at 5:56 AM (1,798 Views / 0 Likes) 8 replies

  1. Knarf
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    I just bought one of these online at Dealextreme.com I bought one of these http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.15613 I just ordered it today so I wanna be prepaired. How can I tell if it's legit or a fake. If the answer is taking it apart can someone please tell me how I can open it without destroying it. Thanks in advance. [​IMG]
     
  2. ferddy25

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    go to the ndstt.com site and look at the picks it shows the pics of the real ones and if its real you should be able to open it easy
     
  3. Knarf
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    How do you open it though?
     
  4. Deathmore

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    just run your nails around the sides and it should open. Be careful as the PCB can fall out
     
  5. Knarf
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    Thanks for the help. I'll post back with the results after I get it.
     
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    If it's a new one with a divot near the microSD slot, you should be able to open it fairly easily. If it's an older one, it will be glued shut and you'll need to be more careful opening it. You may be able to tell if it's real or not without opening it. If you look at the front edge of the metal microSD holder inside the microSD slot, you should be able to tell if it's flat (fake) or curved (real):

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    Note that not all fakes look like the one on the left, nor do all real ones look like the one on the right. But all fakes apparently have the same microSD holder with the flat edge while all real ones use a microSD holder with a curved edge.

    -Bri
     
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    I've got an older one... can you close it after opening it even after you've wrecked the glue? And I can't open it either.
     
  8. Galacta

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    My friend has this one. Except with all his tries, he destroys it.
    And he did it with the nails except he was in pain because blood came from his nail. Weirdly.
    Any safer things?
    THE DSTT package is now cheap. Why.
    Nevermind. We opened it.
    It was like this.
    [​IMG]
    A chip like that.
    I got it off the deal extreme web but i swear it looked like that.
     
  9. Bri

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    I believe that one's real (it's one of the new ones). It shouldn't have been that hard to open since I don't think it's glued shut.

    -Bri
     

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