Searching for a good 3DS replacement top screen

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by adrian2040, May 12, 2011.

  1. adrian2040
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    So I scratched the top screen of my 3DS by applying too much pressure while installin the Nyko Power Pak +. Now my 3DS finally got PERMANENT scratches.

    I'm going to take measure to prevent them in the future. However, I can't return the 3DS because there's no official Nintendo representative in my country and I bought this online, so it would be cheaper for me to buy a replacement screen.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/TFT-LCD-Top-Screen-Nin...=item5643f46765

    Is this as good as the real one?
     
  2. Pong20302000

    Pong20302000 making notes on everything

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    unlucky dude

    item looks legit and hes got the ratings

    id say its safe
    long as you got the tools and are confident enough to dismantle it and rebuild


    edit:
    might even turn out better than the original
    i hate LG (the supplier for the 3DS screens i believe)
    doesn't say the make of the one your getting but probably better than the LG one, LG seem to RUSH RUSH RUSH gotta produce TV stuff before the better quality ones come out
     
  3. adrian2040
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    Is there any DIY fix?
     
  4. funem

    funem Retro Powered..

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    I didnt think there was any confirmation on who made the screen, I thought I originaly read it was Sharp, but have never seen confirmation.

    You may want to look here to see how its taken apart

    http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Nintendo-3DS-Teardown/5029/1

    I have replace DL & DSL screens before, I dont think I would like to have a go at the 3DS by the look of how its put together.

    Edit :- Screen teardown http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_...0110302/190006/
     
  5. geenlung

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    Are you sure you scratched the screen? If it's anything like the DS, there's a plastic sheet on top of the screen. If I were you, I'd just wait for replacement housing kits.
     
  6. BORTZ

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    is it that bad that you need to preplace it right now? it will only be a year or so and housing kits will pop up everywhere.
     
  7. Shadowhunta

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    It will be the plastic cover that is scratched, the screen is beneath that cover!
     
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