Someone update my 3ds to 9.9.0(not emunand)Some Help Please

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  1. SpeedPowered
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    Hello,
    As title says....
    Before that i had 4.5 fimware and also have the nand backup of 4.5.
    I have gateway, is there any way to downgrade or something?
    What options do i have?
    Please advise.
    Thank You!
     
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    your 3ds will need dismantling and have a few wires soldered to the main circuit board, connected to a PC and flashing the backed up nand file you made on 4.5.
     
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    can i do it by myself?
     
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    Hardmod or no dice, as said above.

    If ou have the XL then you're lucky, is more easy to solder than the regular size, I myself did a temporary hardmod and a permanent one and works like a charm :d.
     
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    do you know any tutorial on yt?
    i will try do do myself but i have no idea how.if i can't i will sell it...its like new, has no scratch on it.
     
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    You need good soldering skills or better don't try, you could fry your Motherboard in a failed atempt.
     
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    im pretty good at soldering, but i need an video to make an idea if i can or not.

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    and to see what i need to solder..
     
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    Wich model do you have in the first place? :P
     
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    old 3ds.im searching on yt, but inly found for xl so far
     
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    Damn....who was it that was telling me that its not that easy to fuck this up..........
     
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    all the information is on this forum, you solder wires to test points on the main pcb and the other end to a sd card, very simple if you can solder well.
     
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    My setup is for O3DS too, here are the pinouts for both the Motherboard and the uSD adapter:

    The clock pin (CLK) is tricky on the O3DS MoBo, you need to remove the gamecard reader to uncover it ...
    3dsDump1.jpg

    ...or try the pin from behind (wich will take more time due to the need of remove the MoBo).
    3dsDump2.jpg

    This image is based on a XL model, I put this only to show the corect pinouts for the SD adapter, so only take note of the SD part.
    3dsDump4.jpg



    I did search as well, but all the image links or atached files are broken for O3DS, only found XL

    Luckyly I still have the images stored on my phone LEL.
     
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    wires need to be as short as possible between the SD card and the solder points, alot of SD card readers wont always be compatible so if you have problems try another reader. also if you decide to make the mod perminent and use a micro usb tab, DONT connect the usb cable to the 3ds and the PC. this will fry your 3ds, usb to SD card is a nice solution.
     
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    what about soldering right on my sd card then remove the wires when im done.(or i should do a permanent mod in case,this will happen again and put a port under the back cover.)
    the only problem would be for me is how to connect the pins to sd port since the image is based on Xl and looks different

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    figured out everything.the only question i have, would be ok if i use the reader that guy use in his video?any sd adaptor should be fine...
    thanks for help
     
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    aye, the adaptor is just needed to simplify the connection.

    you could as well solder directly to the SD reader.
     
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    The fuckin' Blue Mountains brah
    just get a confirmed working adapter, to make it easier. If you have a confirmed compatible SD reader then its easier to pinpoint problems if it doesnt work