Replacing switch motherboard

Discussion in 'Switch - Exploits, Custom Firmwares & Soft Mods' started by Awstoned, Sep 29, 2018.

  1. Awstoned
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    So I saw in a thread that someone said you could buy a motherboard on eBay and replace the banned mother board with the one you bought.

    I was wondering is it that easy??
    Something seems up?


    Banned console
    Replacement motherboard 15$
    Switch out old MB
    Fire it back up
    Bam good to go?
     
  2. kkcheong

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    Sounds like Vita
     
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  3. The14thfly

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    Yep, it's most likely that easy.

    Funny thing is that the mobo's (last time I checked) are cheap.
     
  4. XxShalevElimelechxX

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    Hm, what to I need to tyle to find mobos? I could only find mobos of docks and joycons.
     
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    They are like 15$ on eBay
     
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    Well the motherboard would have to contain an unbanned certificate burned into it and the only way to obtain these are by stripping them from unbanned Switch units; it is not as simple as replacing the motherboard. I don't even know if eBay sells motherboards from Switch units, let alone ones that aren't banned.
     
  7. delete12345

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    Well, an unethical solution but guaranteed 100% working is to go buy a Nintendo Switch, then replace the new motherboard with the banned motherboard, then return the bought Nintendo Switch.
     
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  8. metaljay

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    Haha I remember at blockbuster renting a game and switching out my PlayStation disc if it was scratched...

    The modern day is going somewhere like Costco and just switching consoles out but it’s pretty immoral
     
  9. XxShalevElimelechxX

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    But do mean boards of the console itself? If so could you send me a link please?
     
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    THATS THE JOYCON MAINBOARD AND NOT THE SWITCH ONE THERE IS NO WAY THE SWITCHES MAINBOARD WITH NAND WILL SELL FOR SUCH A PRICE.

    Example why would such a company sell for such a price ? the so called 15$ is the joycon mainboard. https://www.ifixit.com/Store/Game-Console/Nintendo-Switch-Motherboard/IF378-010-1

    That is fraud,
     
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  11. XxShalevElimelechxX

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    I fucking knew it, oh well. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
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    You can’t even use your nand chip on a different system without having a nand back up from the new board to “restore” to your nand. I’ve tested this with two of my units for fun. You will get a black screen on boot.
     
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    Prodinfo... also nand make model and identification needs spoofing
     
  14. Awstoned
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    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Console-Mo...253664223311?_trksid=p2385738.m4383.l4275.c10



    This looks exactly like what you just posted a picture of
     
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  18. delete12345

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    Hence "unethical".
     
  19. TheepKong

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    How can you fix Mat37's brick switch? I have the same problem,could you help me?Thanks very much!
     
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