Repairing a N3DS (non-XL)?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by TechAndrew, Aug 10, 2016.

  1. TechAndrew
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    Hello,
    I'm considering buying a Japanese N3DS (non-XL), which I can switch the Region, if I can't set it to English...
    Apparently, the N3DS intermittently freezes and locks up after using it for a while.
    I'm probably thinking it's a motherboard issue, but I'm not sure.

    Should I replace the motherboard? Is the motherboard the culprit? Otherwise, what is the issue? Does anyone here repair N3DSes?

    Thanks,
    TechAndrew
     
  2. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    Could be a faulty sd card... if its around $40 American id buy it, if not its a waste of money if its more than the sd being bad.
     
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    Where would you get a non-XL n3ds motherboard? I've been looking for one, but no luck.
     
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    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    I haven't been able to find one. Only xl motherboards.
     
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    Same, that's why I'm asking here.
     
  7. invaderyoyo

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    Yeah, I looked all over the internet. There was one chinese site that had tons of 3ds parts. Pretty much anything and everything, except n3ds motherboards...