trying to buy this 3ds fire edition but.. cant determine if IPS or TN

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  1. jmhannz
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    http://imgur.com/a/tOg2Y

    link to the images, I think the bottom is definitely IPS, the seller is making it hard to see the top panel? thoughts if its IPS or tN?
     
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    with Snivy, Mystery Zone (offset 0x0FFFF)
    Use 3DSident to know if the screens are IPS :P
     
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    i can't convince this guy on ebay to pop on some homebrew :| hard enough to get people to send pics.
     
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    with Snivy, Mystery Zone (offset 0x0FFFF)
    ugh...
    Also, why the reason you want know if the screens are IPS?
    If i know, most New 3DS models have IPS screens (both)
     
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    well, I bought about 10 DS's New ones, all which had TN panels, seems majority of 3DS xl are TN panel now. and I found multiple versions of this console IPS bottom TN top, dual IPS ftw
     
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    I heard that FE N3DSXLs are top TN, bottom IPS.
     
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    my friend has a dual IPS, QW1152 starting serial
     
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    He got lucky then as I've seen several people do a top screen swap (to IPS) on these kind of 3DSes.
     
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    Either way, if they aren't going to tell you what screen it's running. Then you either buy it and find out or let someone else have it
     
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    You're not really going to be able to tell from a photo. You can hardly tell the difference when the console is right in front of you. Not to mention filters and photo edits which are sometimes applied automatically....
     
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    To me the bottom looks like ips and top is tn but either way its a beautiful device.
     
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    Mine came Dual IPS. That is all I can say. :P
     
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    Just guessing.. But the bottom looks to be IPS and the top TN.
     
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    To me it looks like bottom is IPS and top is TN.
     
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    Many Hyrule editions were dual IPS. I was lucky to find out mine had them.
     
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    It's hard to tell without a view of the screens from the sides and at various angles, but if I had to guess, the n3DS XL in those pics looks like TN Top, IPS Bottom to me.
     
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    I mean, does it really matter, if you find it difficult to differentiate.
     
  18. invaderyoyo

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    My guess is TN top, IPS bottom.

    Check out my picture. Left one is Top TN, bottom IPS. Right one is Dual IPS.They're both at brightness 3 with power saving off.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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    man im having such a hard time finding a dual IPS fire emblem -_-, I just want it to replace and sell my dual IPS majoras mask, call me crazy I just want the white lol

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    your dual IPS version is the first 6 of serial QW1152?
     
  20. invaderyoyo

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    No, it's QW1154
     
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