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Nintendo’s first major revision of the 3DS released to Japan in October of 2014 and to North America in September of 2015. The 2015 3DS introduces improved 3D capabilities, a C-Stick, new internal amiibo support, and a new set of trigger buttons.

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Where is the WiFi chip?

New 3ds screen is black, need help finding the WiFi chip on the inside of the console. Very differnt then other 3ds and new 3ds xl. (Not the same)

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Everywhere I looked people said that the WiFi chip disconecting from inside the 3ds was the problem as to why the screens went black. If there’s another solution it would be much appreciated but I don’t know what else to try.


I haven't heard that, but that's interesting. Definitely give it a try and let me know if that works. I have seen where one of the ribbon cables being loose will cause the device to not power on or properly display to the top screen. While you're inside, I'd be sure to check all the ribbon cables. Let us know how it goes.


@griffin Reed same issue for me


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Hey, Griffin. The Wi-Fi card is located inside the top screen assembly. Follow that little blue wire that connects to your main board. Go to 25:11 of the video your photo seems to have come from and you’ll see it in the upper left hand corner.

Why do you need to access to your Wi-Fi card for a blank screen by the way?

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ok so i think THINK it might be this one above the card port

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