Possible Homebrew to Change the Notification LED Light?

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  1. Polarise
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    Is it possible to change the LED light for the Notification color manually, if even so to a custom color?
     
  2. fodder

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    For the color you'd have to physically replace the LED for one with a different color, not sure what the process is for that, I'm sure it's not easy and would require a specific LED, and I believe someone has tried in software, and it irreversibly bricked their system
     
  3. Garblant

    Garblant GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    The 3ds's LED is capable of displaying a ton of different colors, it's merely trying to modify the value that the home menu uses for notifications that would cause problems...
     
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    Is it actually? Didn't know that, my bad
     
  5. swabbo

    swabbo Wot u doin readin dis m8?

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    Not sure about 'Merica, but in England when a word ends with an s, you don't add " 'S " (apostrophe S) for example my name is Lewis, here is a pen, it's Lewis' pen.

    #English lesson on the internet, I apologise in advance!
     
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    You're correct on both sides of the Pond. ^_^
     
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  7. FlappyFalco

    FlappyFalco Smile, No Matter How Bad it Gets~

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    Technically both are right. I personally use "s' " over "s's" because it looks neater, but I won't bash anyone for using one over the other. The only problem I can see with the latter is that if the word ends in two Ses, you get a triple S (Ness's), which usually isn't allowed in English, but the apostrophe kinda separates them so IDK.

    Even if you disregard Webster/American vs British English, there are several spelling/grammatical things in English that are just up to personal taste. For example: to who/to whom, among/amongst etc. It's really not worth getting triggered over.

    Anyway, back on topic, it's be cool to change the colour of the LED, but it's not really worth the risk of a brick.
     
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    *color waits for grammatically correct people.
     
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  9. FlappyFalco

    FlappyFalco Smile, No Matter How Bad it Gets~

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    Funnily enough, I use a mixture of Webster and British spellings, so I'm probably the only person on Earth who writes "colourized" instead of "colourise". I don't like -ise. Give the Zs more love!

    That reminds me, I don't like it when people spell "Earth", "Heaven" "Hell" or "Sun" with a lowercase first letter... ...or put " 's" after the plural of a letter or acronym...

    Guys this thread's gonna get locked or EoFed so fast.
     
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  10. akira123

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    Yep, it's possible. There's a homebrew aptly named 'MCU Bricker' that displays a bunch of rainbow colours over the notification LED. Here's a video if you're interested:
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    The ROM hack CTGP-7 also has a feature that controls the notification LED; whenever you go over a boost ramp the notification LED lights orange, and whenever you go over a glider ramp it lights blue.
     
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  11. Kyousak

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    It works but if fail at coding and make 1 error you can get an MCU brick that can't be recovered
     
  12. Ericjwg

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    @Dennis G he knows how to replace the led
     
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    Completely safe
     
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  14. akira123

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    To be honest it's actually not that brick prone. Marcus D (the creator of the MCU Bricker tool, and a tool that allows the power light to be toggled off) stated that it was only risky to mess with on firmware 8.1 or under. I've used these tools a fair bit, and nothing has happened to my 3DS.
     
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