(Question) Is there any way to modify volume level by software?

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by Alex658, Jun 18, 2016.

  1. Alex658
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    Question says it all, in cfw/patched enviroment do we even get control of the volume output level or is it just handled by the console's hardware?

    I once saw a guy modding his 3ds removing the resistances on the 3ds mobo to get slightly louder sound output at the cost of a little sound flickering on the 3ds behalf.

    3DS sound output is really weak, even with headphones. I understand it may have been to prevent any potential damage to kids, but would've been good to have the option as a parental control feature rather than being hardprogrammed into the system itself...
     
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  2. Dorimori

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    CTRAging could do that, I think.
     
  3. sniper_x002

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    I know it is possible, but I'm not sure how. A few weeks/months ago I saw on reddit a post that had hardware options or something like that, like changing the LED color to stuff you normally wouldn't see. Raising the max volume was one of the things.
     
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    That was CTRAging, I saw that as well.
     
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    CTRAging can't permanently change volume levels, just for the duration of testing.
     
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    Duration of testing meaning until 3ds turnoff or until exiting the app (ctraging)?
     
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    I don't really get why adjusting the volume on a 3ds of any kind using software has a use to anyone... you can't move your hand off of the damn console for two seconds to adjust the volume?
     
  8. MarcusD

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    The problem is that you can't infinitely adjust the volume of the 3DS, and for some people the max volume is still not loud enough (using (crappy) headphones for example), so they are asking if it's possible to boost the sound level by software even more.
     
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  9. ILoveUnity

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    Peeps waanna go past the max volume by software
     
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    >when you wanna complain but can't be bothered to understand the question
     
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  11. kn1v3s

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    the volume is only soft on specific games for me....usually the ones with much higher quality soundtracks.