1. cherup

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    I have a defect switch console which does not boot any more - maybe someone have some knowledge what might be the defect.

    -- when powering on the Nintendo Logo appears - after that black screen
    -- Maintenance Mode does not work
    -- RCM mode works (Biskeydump / Hetake works)

    in Hetake no SD card is recognized (fat32 2 different cards)

    -> Assuming SD Card reader has a defect, but in that case I'd assume that normal boot should work.
    ANy experiences with that ?
     
  2. Pluupy

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    If sd card slot is the problem, you can easily replace it by purchasing a replacement and installing. No soldering, it just uses a ribbon connection.

    Maybe load up hekate, do a nand backup, and run the nand through hacdisktool to see if all things are accounted for.
     
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  3. cherup

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    but backup without SD card is quite hard :)
    Will check for the replacement - hope it will work after that...

    Gesendet von meinem SM-G950F mit Tapatalk
     
  4. olku

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    Faulty sd card reader may prevent switch from booting, try taking card reader module out and it should boot.
     
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