Replace 3DS circle pad with an NGC stick

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Keylogger, Jun 23, 2016.

  1. Keylogger
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    Keylogger GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Hello,

    Is it possible to mod my 3DS and install an NGC stick instead of this crappy circle pad ?

    Can I simply open my 3DS, and replace the stick with a NGC stick? Or is it harder than that?
     
  2. Mikemk

    Mikemk GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Assuming you're talking about Nintendo gamecube, what are you going to do about the fact that the analog stick is thicker than the DS? Never close it again?
     
  3. Sick Wario

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    this would be a great mod for 2DS

    i have seen pics of people who swapped the 3DS circle pad for the Vita analog stick
     
  4. testerfan

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    I don't know about NGC stick, but I've used one from Wii U gamepad to mod my 3DS (can be found on ebay: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-5...ep_vectorid=229466&kwid=902099&mtid=824&kw=lg). This is for advanced users only, and I do not recommend attempting it on your system, unless you really know what you're doing and ready to cut the casing on your system to accommodate for the bigger knob. Obviously, system can't be closed after the mod and must always stay in open position
     

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  5. cvskid

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    Even if it did work how are you supposed to close the 3ds system with something large like that on it?
     
  6. Xen0

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    You just doesn't.
     
  7. Justinde75

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    Really useless if you think about it. It can easily damage your screen. It's possible, but you risk cracking your screen easily
     
  8. SimplyFedorable

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    melee hell
    This would be a much better mod for the 2ds, as it doesn't fold
     
  9. smileyhead

    smileyhead I am DEFINITELY a madman with a box.

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    Maybe if we cut off the stick part, and only leave the top, so the system can be closed?
     
  10. SimplyFedorable

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    melee hell
    that sounds pretty unconformable to me. I you do that, so little of the stick would be left, and it would be better to stick with the original circle pad
     
  11. smileyhead

    smileyhead I am DEFINITELY a madman with a box.

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    At least the grip would be better. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
  12. Mikemk

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    Could the case be modded so it sticks out the back instead of the inside?
     
  13. Mr.ButtButt

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    nnnnnnnnnno..
     
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  14. smileyhead

    smileyhead I am DEFINITELY a madman with a box.

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    :rofl2: