Importing a US 3DS XL, question about the charger.

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User Info: TatsuSuou

TatsuSuou
4 years ago#1
So I'm importing a US 3DS XL (I live in Australia) so I can play all the games we don't get or get delayed here.

My question is, what charger do I need? I have a DS Lite charger, will that work or will I need a new one? Is the charger the comes with the 3DS XL 240V as well so I can just use a power plug converter?
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User Info: smashmaster1111

smashmaster1111
4 years ago#2
I believe American 3ds chargers are either 120V or 110V
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User Info: n00bsaib0t

n00bsaib0t
4 years ago#3
IIRC, the battery is dual voltage but the charger is not. A simple plug converter won't work, you would need one of those boxes that converts 220 to 110 for the charger, but if you could get a 220 3DS charger you can use it with the NA 3DS battery.
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User Info: scigeek101

scigeek101
4 years ago#4
Fun fact, all 3ds consoles are identical regardless of region. The only difference being that one line of code to arbitrality lock cross region compatibility to maintain high prices in markets like Australia.

The chargers however are desinged to convert the local electric standard to what the 3ds uses, so just use your local bought charger and you should be fine.
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User Info: Nekoakuma

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4 years ago#5
Buy a local charger at EB or something, or if you're in NSW or Victoria, buy a usb DSi/3DS charger at a Daiso store for $2.80.
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User Info: TatsuSuou

TatsuSuou
4 years ago#6
Thanks guys, I'll pick up a charger from EB or ebay.
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User Info: MWG

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4 years ago#7
It uses the same charger as the DSi or regular 3DS, which IS different from the one that came with the DS Lite (which was different than the one that came with the original DS and GBA SP models, IIRC). The box should say which systems the charger will work with.
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User Info: shmirlywhirl

shmirlywhirl
4 years ago#8
Don't quote me here, but wasn't the US XL the only one to come with a charger?
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User Info: krw703

krw703
4 years ago#9
scigeek101 posted...
Fun fact, all 3ds consoles are identical regardless of region. The only difference being that one line of code to arbitrality lock cross region compatibility to maintain high prices in markets like Australia.

The chargers however are desinged to convert the local electric standard to what the 3ds uses, so just use your local bought charger and you should be fine.


So what you're saying is I could buy a battery for my 3DS LL from the US Nintendo site and it'd work without any problems?
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User Info: scigeek101

scigeek101
4 years ago#10
krw703 posted...
scigeek101 posted...
Fun fact, all 3ds consoles are identical regardless of region. The only difference being that one line of code to arbitrality lock cross region compatibility to maintain high prices in markets like Australia.

The chargers however are desinged to convert the local electric standard to what the 3ds uses, so just use your local bought charger and you should be fine.


So what you're saying is I could buy a battery for my 3DS LL from the US Nintendo site and it'd work without any problems?


As long as you use an Australian charger you should be fine.

Don't use an American charger (Not like its going to fit into the wall without an adapter anyway) because your 200+ Australian voltage will fry the 120 volt charger.
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