Question: New 3DS XL, "Crack" Sound

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by tivu100, Jul 29, 2015.

  1. tivu100
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    I have this question: Did anyone experience the "crack" sound when the first time removing the back-plate of the New 3DS XL after unscrewing. A friend of mine told me the first time, it's hard to remove the back-plate. After that first time, it's much easier to remove the back-plate as well as without the crack sound.

    These youtube videos seem to have the same problem: ;

    Does Nintendo do this on purpose to identity used console vs new?
     
  2. VinsCool

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    This is normal. The plate is clipping into the console, so it will make a sound if you remove/put it back ;)
     
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  3. Maximilious

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    If you have an Android phone, think of removing the back plate of it. Very similar to this. There are little plastic tabs that clip into the unit, and after a while they start to wear off if you remove it often.
     
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  4. Ryu Kenshin

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    My small New3DS is creaking when I grip it hard on the left side near gamecard slot :yaynds:
     
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