URGENT!!! CMD pin broke

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  1. Jordan Wessley
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    FUCK! I broke my cmd connection and now I get a bootrom error... Anyway I can fix this? URGENT
     
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    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    lol...What model?
     
  3. Jordan Wessley
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    Ok so
    It still boots so not bricked but is there a CMD/Dat0 alternative I am using a Old 3DS xl
    I unfortunately just recently broke mine(the little gold thing fell off trying to desolder and replace)
     
  4. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    So you trashed 2 points? I know of a dat0 alt, that may or may not work, but if you trashed the original, there is no way you will be able to solder to the alt... Also, I don't think there is an alt for CMD.
     
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    Sorry for being obnoxious...
    But the device still boots. Does the device itself not use those points for anything? I used https://gbatemp.net/threads/tutorial-noob-friendly-nand-dumping-2ds-3ds-3ds-xl-n3ds-n3ds-xl.414498/ as my guide and the little gold thingies fell off... I just assume that if the device can boot, then the pins themselves are not trashed just what I can solder to so my logic says that if the pins work, then should the alts. Please clear this up...
     
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    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    The alts would be located under the NAND chip.
     
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    so that would mean completely removing the MotherBoard? also if you have at hand can you send pics?
     
  8. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    Lol, no, it would require you to remove the actual NAND. Which at that point is completely useless.

    What you soldered to, would be the ALT points, think about it that way.
     
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    Ok thank you for clearing all of that up.
     
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    WAIT!!! So my 3ds booted fine for some time and it just crashed with a boot error!!! FUCK! Can anyone help me
     
  11. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    No, it's trashed. Not much you can do.
     
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    UPDATE! I need to change the name of the post but may I ask, My 3DS boots fine one second, and the next it has a booterror. the second I take it apart and test it, it works (I used the battery to test it).
     
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    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    You lifted the cmd pad, so its shorting out. Thus the bsod / no bsod error.
     
  14. Jordan Wessley
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    If I were to just place a piece of electrical tape, would that solve the issue?
     
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    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    No.
     
  16. Jordan Wessley
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    I put some hot glue overtop and it solved my problem. I now have a 10/10 success rate*



    I only tried 10 times
     
  17. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    For now, as the console heats up it will error again.
     
  18. Jordan Wessley
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    I have stress tested the console. There is no excess heat and it hasnt errored once
     
  19. TariqSoftDev

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    Lol why are so many people lifting their pads while de-soldering.... , use a solder sucker xD, also another method to fix can be trace it and replace the copper pad which is a pain to do but may work , also do a stress test on the console for about 5 hours and see if anything happens :P
     
  20. puss2puss

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    ^here i fixed it for you :P

    Also OP, well done solving it. If it fails again, try like TariqSoftDev said :P
    ..and..be more carefull in the futur when using a soldering iron :P