what are the 3 ribbon cables that come in through the hinge?

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    tornadog GBAtemp Regular

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    The right hinge on my 3ds xl broke and I thought I will replace it. I didnt figure the ribbon cables that go through the left hinge would be a pain. Suffice to say I ended up snapping all 3 while trying to get them in through the hinge. I want to get replacements but not sure what parts they are. Can somebody help?
     
  2. loco365

    loco365 GBAtemp Guru

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    Probably camera, top screen, and speakers. That's my rough estimate from learning about the DS when disassembling a Lite.
     
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    The innermost one is for the upper LCD, followed by the camera cable in the middle (it's usually black). The outermost one with the fold at the end is the speaker cable.
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  4. froggestspirit

    froggestspirit D/P/Pt Demix Guy

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    IIRC, the speaker one also controls the 3D slider. There is a cord too for the wifi antenna. I'm glad for you that it's an XL and not a small 3DS. I replaced the screen for my O3DS, and because it's so small, it took me nearly an hour to feed the ribbon cables through.