Hardware Whats the size screwdriver needed to open the N3DS back panel?

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Whoops! I don't have an n3DS to check. But from pics on the internet it appears to be the same Philips #1 screws on the back panel.

Philips #000 is extremely small and cannot be used to open the 2 screws on the back panel. It can probably be used for the screws on the motherboard.
 

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Any small Philips screwdriver that fits in the screw will work. You can use size 0, I think I use sizes 0 and 1. A flathead that fits will work as well. You could use a small knife to open it was well as long as your very careful.
EDIT: I actually use a size 00, but sizes 00, 0, and 1 all fit.
 
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If you go to a dollar store you might be able to find a screwdriver with different sized heads. I got one that ran about$3 or $4 and comes with the right size for the 3DS backplate screws, but I tend to prefer using a jeweler size one.
 
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