What's the circular speaker thing under the serial number sticker on the Original 3DS?

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  1. Joey5802
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    I remember seeing a tiny circular speaker looking thing underneath the serial number sticker on the original 3DS. There may have been two. Was this a speaker? If not, what was it?
     
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    Can you be any more specific?

    As far as I know, there are only 2 speakers on the 3ds, located on the top screen.
     
  3. Priestiality

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    The microphone probably.
     
  4. Joey5802
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    The mic was at the bottom of the 3DS, unless there were more mics under the system for some reason?

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    They were two tiny, circular, silver grilles. Like speaker grilles. Underneath the sticker with the serial number on it. I'd provide a picture but I don't have an O3DS on me.
     
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    See if there's any pictures there that points to what you're referring to.
    https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Nintendo+3DS+Teardown/5029
     
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    That's just were the plastic was injected into the mold, nothing that has a purpose or that needs to be paid attention to.
     
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    its probably just because of how plastic crap is made, usually they have a mold that has a small hole so they can get the plastic into it, kinda a jelly doughnut? that would be my guess, a lot of other products i have has similar things and use serial code stickers or w/e to cover them up. also it might be a way to trick people into thinking there are screws under the sticker, so if people try to open it it voids their warranty or some shit, thats what i would assume anyways. they dont serve any purpose
     
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