Swapped mainboard - Famicom & FE:F New3DS XL/LL - problem

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  1. Traiver
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    Hey,

    I have done something dumb, after swapping the mainboards (the Famicom 3DS is just fine now with the european mainboard), I broke the Circle-Pad & Home Menu Button flex-cable. So, the Circle-Pad and Home Menu Button isn't working anymore. And I think I broke one of the ZIF-Connector on the mainboard.

    My question now is, what should I do and where do I get cheap replacement parts like a new Circle Pad, Home Menu Button and ZIF-Connector? Or is it better to buy a second hand New3DS LL (japanese) and swap the mainboards again? I won't make the mistake again :sleep:


    Thanks in advance for any helpful comments!

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    Ebay? You can probably find those parts on there, oh btw if you want to sell me the fef faceplate and shell I'll pay nice money ;). JK
     
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    A link would be more helpful cause I don't find anything specific... x) And yeah, I get the reference :P But no!
     
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    Nothings cheap anymore...
     
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    Doesn't Nintendo have a repair service, IIRC? It costs me less than the replacement parts + shipping costs.
     
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    Repairing a shell swap? I doubt it.
     
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    omg I love those button's, does anyone ever seen them for sale somewhere? I've looked though ebay and aliexpress. but if someone knows a place, the colored ones from the n3ds don't fit the xl, they are smaller :c
     
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    Probably you won't never get them. I think nobody is that dumb to disassembly a Super Famicom Edition New3DS and sell all parts seperate.
     
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    wellllll let's pray in the direction of china, and see what they can do for us :D they already make replacement buttons for the small new 3ds soooooo Hopes and Dreams till then :D
     
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    It's the same buttons... Just order some of them.
     
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    That can't be the small new 3ds has smaller buttons then the XL model, + they have different shape for placement on the inside
     
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    Oh, my mistake. Were they the same for the 3ds and 3ds xl? Or was it dsi dsi xl... idk.
     
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    idk new 3ds was my first 3ds ever and I got a n3ds for my girlfriend and a N3ds XL for me and I already looked in to the colored buttons :) I think they did that on purpose so people woulden't swap but now they've released that famicom they have made colored XL buttons too as it seems, should have done that from the start and released the xl with those buttons too, blegh
     
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    Hi,

    so you swapped an EU mainboard in that Famicom model right? Does everything fit as it should? Is the power socket in the mobo compatible in the Famicom model? And where have you bought that japanese model pls? I would love to get only the covers and the buttons and not the whole 3ds but i cant find any parts :(
     
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    Did your SFC 3DS come shipped with dual IPS screens?