should you use micosd card adapter on old 3ds

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  1. hacksn5s4
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    well i can use a micosd card in the new 3ds so if i ever switch to that i don't have to buy another big sd card again
     
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    Sure it will work without any problem.
     
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    some people said the adapters die fast
     
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    That's not always true. I've been using adapters for years without problem. I've had like 1 of them that died, which was replaced with another one in seconds.
     
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    Arguably there's a speed drop from using one. If the speed works up to your standarts, great.
     
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    well micro sd cards are a bit cheaper
     
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    How? All the adapter does is put the contacts in a different place to match the SD profile.
     
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    Yeah, I always thought the same way. There's things like connection quality, material conductivity and resistance going on, though. I added the prepending "arguably" because of this.
     
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    I use a microSd card adapter for my o3ds. I had one die on me but the other hasn't messed up yet.

    I think the adapter died on me because it was just old. Had it for many years and it was constantly being used in many other devices (wii, camera, tablet, etc.)