Refurbished 3ds xl from Nintendo

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Ryan Warren, Feb 13, 2016.

  1. Ryan Warren
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    I'm trying to decide which system to get and where. Would Nintendo have their refurbished systems on the latest firmware? Is there any real noticeable difference between n3ds and o3ds or reasons I should pick one over the other? Is cfw different for the 2?
    I searched the forums and couldn't find any specific answers so if there is one just post the link and close the thread.
     
  2. Blue_Mew

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    It is most likely to be latest if it is you can have it modded internally by doing a hardmod and downgrade.
     
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    Is there no way to safely downgrade on either one? Which cfw is more noob friendly?
     
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    If they are over 10.3 than no but downgrading will always be risky. There is not too much of a diffrence apart from a few exclusives, amiibo support and having more powerful specs. I would use RXtools for OLD3DS and and Reinand for NEW3DS.
     
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    There is a dg method for those above 10.3. It's very risky and requires a hard mod to dg the native form of 10.4/5 to 10.2/3
     
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  7. Ryan Warren
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    Ok so if I buy from somewhere other than Nintendo I could get something with <10.3 and I wouldn't have to worry about hardmod. I just liked the one year warranty that comes with the Nintendo one and I could get whatever design they have available.
    Thanks Aqib.
     
  8. Xenon Hacks

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    All New in Box 3DS's (excluding the N3DS) will be below 9.2 besides the yokai watch bundle.
     
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    Does that include xl models?
     
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    Yes all of them
     
  11. pre10c

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    N3ds van be found with 9.0 too, but you'll have to check the serial