Tips on getting a N3ds >10.50?

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  1. Subhaan2703
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    I need a N3ds to install a9lh but I need it to be less than 10.5 so i can use browserhax. Will a sealed one be less than 10.5 and is there anyway to get a used one with less than 10.5? Really struggling to find one atm, can only find O3ds and 2ds.
     


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    you'll most likely find consoles on 10.5.0-27E or lower in the box. browserhax still works up to 10.5.0-30 (it was fixed 10.6.0-31).
     
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    Was kind of looking for a used one since they're quote a bit cheaper, but if a bnib one will be less than 10.5 i'll just get a "new" n3ds instead of a used n3ds xl.
     
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    used consoles are always hit or miss, there's no real way to tell what version they're on without checking system settings.
     
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    Is there any forum here on gbatemp where you can buy/sell 3ds'?
     
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  7. Subhaan2703
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    Ahh okay. Well i better get posting lol. Ty for your help.
     
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    If you buy used from a retailer, it's probably updated. But if you buy second hand from a person, there's no shame in asking what firmware the console is on before buying.

    It's especially good if they're not selling a console specifically with a low firmware (like mention the firmware in the ad), because that's when it's just someone selling their 3ds, and not someone selling their 3ds with the knowledge of what low firmware is needed for so they can hike up the price.

    Good luck on the hunt, a9lh is worth it :)
     
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    Yeah i've been going on a mad hunt on ebay. I managed to find a N3ds xl on 9.9 for 120 but it went as soon as i went to click buy it now. I've been messaging a lot of sellers and most are on 11 unfortunatly so my quest conntinues. Ty :D
     
  10. Reecey

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    Good luck getting one from the uk shops now. I went into a few, I should say a lot and not just local either, this was about 2 months ago now, roughly and all stock of 3ds's had gone, now whether that was because of the issue of hacking them below 11x and Nintendo had pulled all stock from shelves to update or everyone just went mad buying them, I'm not sure tbh but yes I went to get N3DSXL but could not get one anywhere so I called it off as a bad job! This was not for me personally, it was for a family member I'm not that greedy!

    A good tip, if your buying one of ebay make sure the seller sends you imgs. of the screen showing you its below 11x before you send your money over cause they will always try and scam you and say, yes its below 11x but I cannot open the box else I will have to sell it on as second hand if you don't buy it, its called pressure selling cause they know you want one desperately to hack, in fact they are the ones trying to sell it on to get rid quick cause they want one below 11x to hack themselves, they stupidly bought one on 11x or updated it or something alike!. Its a well known scam to sell 11x on also the wiiu's where the same back when firmware 532 was the hunt, especially when you could spoof them, everyone would say its spoofed to 551 to sell on.
     
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  12. Subhaan2703
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    Erm... Shhhhh..no-one else has realised xD
     
  13. Ramzh

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    Best tip I can give you try to buy an old bundle (new and sealed) but that would cost, and I think at the same price you can get a a New 3DS with A9LH
     
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    Heads up: DO NOT buy new. There have been reports of consoles shipping on 11.0 which of course is fucking useless.
     
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    Funny. link? Im pretty sure the opposite is true. best chances is to buy new (maybe region depending?)
     
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    Its not useless. ...
     
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    Useless hacking wise sans a hardmod.
     
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    Im sorry but its bothering me, it should be "Tips on getting a N3DS < 10.5"
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  20. Subhaan2703
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    Is this true? Was looking at Sealed N3ds', but if this is the case I might go for a refurbed N3ds Xl and if that is new i'll send that back and just resort to an O3ds xl

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    Yeah on Ebay a N3ds with a9lh seems to be around 175ish which isn't too bad I guess. If I go crazy and just cba i'll be lazy and buy one of them I guess.