Worst fear happened, accidentally hit Sky3DS button mid-game

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  1. Neptune
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    Anyone come up with a prevention method yet? I went to grab it and tapped the button on accident. I can think of an easy method but no clue how to integrate it.

    Basically it would be a small slider switch. The switch would enable the button to work. So if the switch is "off" the button doesn't function. If the switch is "on" you can press the button normally.
     
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    Sounds like a good idea and easy to implement
    You would only need a small switch, perhaps a dip switch, perhaps some little cables, soldering iron, some tools, creativity and hand skills and an adventure spirit.
    Just connect the button serially with the dip switch
     
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    Oh my god. Perfect solution.

    I popped the cart open slightly and just removed the blue button. The switch under the button is below the outside. How do you press it you might ask? WITH THE STYLUS!

    This is literally perfect!!!
     
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    Sky3DS evolution:
    • Red button
      Blue button
      No button (definitive version)
     
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    You just stole the number one selling point of the sky3ds green button
     
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    Sky3DS LVNeptune edition only $199.99
     
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    I saw your thread. You really need to get your money back man =/
     
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    My friend picked it up for me and he doesn't know much about games and it was on Craigslist
     
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    ahh. Can't blame him then.

    In any case it wasn't the worst deal ever. :) It did come with a charger right
     
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    That's a great idea! Too bad that won't work for the n3DS power button...
     
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    Well, it will and honestly isn't that hard to do. I've disassembled these so many times. Literally <10 minutes to do. But if you get one of those hori duraflexi things it helps, a lot.
     
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    It came with majora mask game and majora mask 3ds bag and a car charger and a regular charger pretty good deal
     
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    bump for views.
     
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    Well you could desolder one of the contacts of the button, and solder a small switch in between the free contact of the button and the contact of the free spot on the cart. So when you slide the swich, it will complete the "circuit" and allow the button to work. But the cart/board/PCB is so small that that would probably be pretty hard to use.
     
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    Wat. I'm not bumping for solutions. I found a solution in Post #3. I'll update original post here shortly with a pic :D
     
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    I've never had this problem. But then again, I own a N3DS, which has the cartridge slot is in the front. Probably that's why.
     
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    ...I did, and I have a N3DS too. With the old one clicking accidentally the switch button was impossible to me, with the new model instead I'm always afraid to click because of how I handle the console (and I have big hands :P )
    Looking forward for pictures, I'd love to remove the button too but I don't know how to do it.
     
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    Sorry, N3DS XL.

    And I also have big hands.

    But I can see it happening for the regular (smaller) model, sure.
     
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    • Red button
      Blue button
      No button (Aka Retail cart) (definitive version)
     
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