Questions about Nand mod

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  1. filfat
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    filfat Musician, Developer & Entrepreneur

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    Hi, im currently about to perform a nand access mod on a original 3DS, however iv just got some questions before I start,
    Can I use a USB extender's output as the nand->output and then the input as input -> SD?
    Also, IV seen that the 3DS is suppose to show a bootrom error, can I start the 3DS without it connected to the PC?
    And last, I have destroyed two of the small screw's any tips?

    Thanks. (Also any diagrams or images so I solder the cabels to the right place would be appreciated)
     
  2. gamesquest1

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    1, not sure what you mean exactly here, I assume you mean can you use a USB port to have NAND access.........while you can use a USB port it isn't a USB port it's just another way oh being able to connect and disconnect the sd-NAND mod when not in use

    2, of course, if you connect without it being connected to the PC it works as normal

    3, depen on how ruined they are, if there is still some head lef, try a slightly larger screw driver and apply plent of force.........just be carful not to put pressure on the screens

    4, you should already have read up before you start dismantling the console, but here you go
    http://www.3dbrew.org/wiki/Hardware#NAND_pinout
     
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  3. filfat
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    filfat Musician, Developer & Entrepreneur

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    Yes, I have read up about the pin outs, I just wanted to make sure that I was correct XD
    About the USB mod I meant that I use a USB output and input to connect the SD card cable to the PC for example:
    NAND->USB Output, USB Input -> SD Card.

    Also, I should connect CLK, CMD and DAT0, or did I miss anything,
    Thanks :)
     
  4. filfat
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    The screw's: [​IMG]
     
  5. gamesquest1

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    And ground :P, yeah you can use USB ports for the mod, just be sure you don't just plug it into a USB cable though, only use your usb to sd adapter

    Edit: and them screws look like you might be able to get them, use a slightly bigger screw driver and use quite a bit of pressure,then turn slowly to see if you can catch the screw enough to loosen it, I believe you can get special screw extractors but not sure if they do them that small :P! might be left with either drilling the head off the screw or breaking the plastic around the screw! neither of which are very pretty

    I will admit the screws on the standard 3ds do have a tendency of being in very tight, it's always best to go slow and firm in those situations until it's loosened a bit
     
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  6. filfat
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    Thanks man :)
    Now lets do this! :D
     
  7. hippy dave

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    When the screwing is tight, it's ALWAYS best to go slow and firm until things loosen.
     
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  8. gamesquest1

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    I feel this thread took a more seedy undertone :rofl:
     
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    filfat Musician, Developer & Entrepreneur

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    Well,
    [​IMG]
    Protip that's stupid, well it still works but yeah..
     
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    Damn dude did you use a drill to open it !! :blink:
     
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    i believe so :lol: i have personally had to drill the hads off screws before to get them out when the head is messed up(not like that though its pretty messy a smaller drill bit would of been appropriate)....but the thing i am most concerned about is the fact it looks like it goes right through.......i assume its more of a weird picture illusion
     
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  12. Abcdfv

    Abcdfv What comes around goes around.

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    No, i'm pretty sure it goes right through lol.
     
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  13. cearp

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    i repaired a 3ds with stripped screws, i sawed off the back cover and put in a new housing to make it look new :)
     
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    personally i would just use a little rotary tool drill bit and take the head off the screw, then use pliers to remove the shaft once its open
     
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  15. filfat
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    filfat Musician, Developer & Entrepreneur

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    Its totally fine, the drill didn't do any damage at all, it thankfully just opened up the casing :)
     
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