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Is the nasty yellow top screen now the norm?
Old 09-29-2012, 06:15 PM
 
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I sent my 3ds in for repair (many times due to crappy repairs) and this is the last one I got back. For the first time everything works! BUT DAMN the screens are so ugly I don't want to play on it.

Old 09-29-2012, 06:45 PM
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It seems to be the norm with the 3DS and 3DS XL after the price drop. In fact there was a rumor suggesting that Nintendo was using cheaper screen on later models of the 3DS. The yellow tint is supposed to go away after awhile too.
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well thats too bad. I am thinking dual screen devices just aren't for me. I really need the screens to be close to enjoy them and that doesn't seem possible. FYI even though it doesn't show in the pic the bottom screen is magenta. So the two screens really contrast each other.
Old 09-29-2012, 07:27 PM
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Is power save On???

My screen is only yellow when its on.
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That is with power save off.
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It seems to be the norm with the 3DS and 3DS XL after the price drop.
I only got mine a couple of days ago and both my screens are white:


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Old 09-29-2012, 11:22 PM
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well you have one of three options, send it back to nintendo again, buy a new one, or just simply deal with it. Having power save on wouldn't make your screens that messed up, because I have power save on for my 3ds and my screens look perfectly fine and not yellow. I've never had a problem with my 3ds... yet.

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this may be a dumb question for me to ask, but did you try cleaning your 3ds screens
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I might just buy a 3dsxl ans see if I can CL this for $100
Old 09-30-2012, 01:54 AM
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Yellow screens are normal and will go away in a few days
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Will it become more magenta?
Because the bottom has the purplish tint to it.
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I only got mine a couple of days ago and both my screens are white:

You seem to be the rare case that's gotten lucky. On GAF and tons of other places people have been saying there 3DS XL/3DS have that yellow tint.

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Will it become more magenta?
Because the bottom has the purplish tint to it.
Magenta? That doesn't seem normal... I know the yellow screens will go back to a white tint in a few days.
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Old 09-30-2012, 02:36 AM
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Theres no scratches on my top screen either, I read and saw pictures from other users where the right side of the top screen had scratches on it due to hitting the plastic ridge when closing the screen. I ordered screen protectors right away when I saw that, but they wont arrive for a few days as I chose free delivery for those (no point paying for ?2.99 next day delivery on a ?5.99 item).

Im kind of stressing out everytime I open and close the screen hoping that it wont scratch, maybe I should just stop using it until the screen protectors arrive to be safe. I dont get why they couldnt make the screens out of gorilla glass like modern smartphones have.
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When I got my second 3DS it had the yellow top screen. But for some reason, it's worn off. That or I just don't notice the yellow anymore.
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I have heard it wears off.. that would be good. I think I could live with the purply bottom if the yellow top burned off to white.