Screen Brightness

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by Coaleb, Dec 9, 2016.

  1. Coaleb
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    Has anyone ever made a homebrew application to dim the 3ds backlit farther down then what nintendo allows? At night the game is still to bright.
     
  2. proflayton123

    proflayton123 Sakura思い

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    Im one of those also who has their things on the lowest setting with powersave mode on xD There is a application, well feature with NTR to dim the backlight. I'm not sure on a overall HB app, though. For the specific thing, would be nice though
     
  3. Jao Chu

    Jao Chu GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    NTR 3.4 has back-light adjustment, but you need to be on firmware 10.x or above for it to work.
     
  4. akira123

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    Jao Chu GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    proflayton123 Sakura思い

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    MCU brick is possible :P not even A9LH is capable of restoring nor a "hardmod" .
     
  7. Jao Chu

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    Yeah, that's the one, MCU brick! It's literally unrecoverable.
     
  8. Goombi

    Goombi my_crypto = meme_crypto

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    Doesn't the thread linked debunk that on >8.1 firmware?
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  9. proflayton123

    proflayton123 Sakura思い

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    You can take someone's work for it and result in a brick, or, just not do it at all :P
     
  10. Jao Chu

    Jao Chu GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Yeah, I'm with you on this one. I would resort to a few layers black electrical tape over the LED long before risking a permanent brick just because a one guy says it's safe.

    I read recently only one known person has ever recovered from an MCU brick.
     
  11. akira123

    akira123 GBAtemp Regular

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    I've used it multiple times and it seems pretty safe to me. CTGP-7 also has a feature that is able to control the notification LEDs and no problems have been reported due to that. I remember there being a slightly larger thread about controlling of the LED lights and most people were posting that the chance of bricking although existent was fairly low.
     
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