Question Tri-Wing Y00 screwdriver/bit to purchase in order to hardmod Switch on >=4.1.0

Discussion in 'Switch - Exploits, Custom Firmwares & Soft Mods' started by Insighted, Apr 15, 2018.

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  1. The Real Jdbye

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    As far as I know, Y00 doesn't actually refer to the diameter of the screwdriver, rather it refers to the angle/depth of the tip. As long as the angle/depth is the same it should fit regardless of diameter, since only the tip goes into the screw head anyway.
    The problem is iFixit seem to be the only one using that measurement for Y-point, and the diameter of the screwdriver alone doesn't really tell you if it will fit or not. So if you want to be sure it will fit buy one that's listed as Switch compatible or buy the one from iFixit themselves. Or get an iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit and never have to worry about finding a screwdriver that will fit again.
     
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  2. Eastonator12

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    Ok. So how hard is the hardmod? Do i just need a tri wing screwdriver? Or do i need a soldering iron as well
     
  3. sarkwalvein

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    There is not enough information available up to now.
    Though it has been hinted that it is easy and that you may not need to solder anything.
     
  4. horokeusama

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    Is it CONFIRMED that 4.1.0 CFW will require us to open the console?

    I think I have one of those screwdrivers, but I'm not really savvy enough to mess with this kinda stuff.
     
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    It is confirmed that at the time this gets released you might have to open the console on 4.1.0, but if you wait and undetermined amount of time between 0 seconds and 9999 years you'll be able to use atmosphere without opening it, all of this depending on when they want to release yet another exploit that they are saving for now in order to analyse the new Mariko hardware.
     
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  6. SirNapkin1334

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    You'll also want a #00 or #000 Phillips (if you can't get one, use the same size JIS but philips will work better). iFixit has them in the Pro Tech Toolkit.
     
  7. subcon959

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    KT has said that the hardmod is so easy that even users with a softmod-able firmware will prefer to do it instead of softmod. In my book, that's pretty damn easy.
     
  8. kai_dranzer2003

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    ain´t nothing confirmed, OP only wants to generate psychosis
     
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  9. sarkwalvein

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    Are you real? Is this real?
    Has anything been confirmed?
    Who am I???
     
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