Replacing 3-in-1 Battery

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  1. DrCereal
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    After some serious tinkering and toying around I'm almost certain that the battery on my 3-in-1 arrived dead. Seeing how I ordered from dealextreme in Hong Kong, I have little hope to get a replacement/refund.

    How easy/hard is it to replace the battery on a 3-in-1? Has anyone done it? Is it even possible?

    Thanks,

    C
     
  2. gigermunit

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    Just recharge it man, by playing a gba game that uses the battery like pokemon ruby and leave the game running for a bit.
     
  3. Sinkhead

    Sinkhead yay p1ngpong.

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    DealExtreme are actually really good with refunds and returns. You shp it to them (either Florida or Hong Kong address) and they'll even refund your postage!

    - Sam
     
  4. haruk

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    Just wondering..how would you know when the battery is dead?
     
  5. 4saken

    4saken Retired Ace Attorney

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    Doesn't copy saves/make saves when you've tried all conventional techniques
     
  6. aZnXrAvEr

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    When I play Pokemon Sapphire on the 3-in-1, it says something like, "battery has gone dry, clock-based events won't happen." So I tried what you said by leaving the game running... I left pokemon running the whole night but it still says that battery message when I start it up! [​IMG]
     
  7. science

    science science rules

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    Sapphire, Ruby and Emerald will always give you that error when played on the 3 in 1 because the battery is only for saves, etc. There is no RTC (Real Time Clock) which allows for time based events in the Pokemon series to occur.
     
  8. Destructobot

    Destructobot Crave the Hammer

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    You can patch Sapphire and Ruby with GBATA to fix the clock thing.
     
  9. aZnXrAvEr

    aZnXrAvEr GBAtemp Regular

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    Thanks Destructobot [​IMG]

    Sadly, I play Emerald version. My brother plays Sapphire, and my sister plays Ruby. So.. they get to have the clock fix and I don't. xD
     
  10. .::5pYd3r::.

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    u can also use GBATA to patch pokemon emerald
     
  11. iwakura

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    They're good the first time [​IMG] I got a broken R4, then i returned it, waited a month, got a second R4 with the same problem. emailed them and they're ignoring me. [​IMG]