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Topic: 3ds bad battery life exaggerated?

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6ch6ris6

golephish wrote:

I have been playing for 5 days now - I got the red light only once, when @ home, it lives in sleep mode on cradle. is this bad?

no why should it be bad? many people do it like that

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Raptor78

I think Nintendo want it to live in sleep mode on cradle and treat it like we would a mobile phone that way we make the most of Spotpass and Streetpass.

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6ch6ris6

why should i let my 3DS in sleep mode. no spotpass for nintendogs or over games i have. give me a reason nintendo. or at least give me the 3D E3 trailers here in europe.

starting to get pissed off...

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romulux

i think the battery life is even worse than i was expecting. you don't realize how short 3 hours is until you see the battery halfway down within one sitting. i'm even playing gameboy games with the backlight on 2 with wireless off and 4 hours seems to be the most i've squeezed out of it yet. it's pitiful enough to make nyko's battery worth checking out.

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Samholy

on that note, i installed the nyko powerpak+. but let me doubt the double time they say.
surely better, but nothing lifechanging neither.
still, it gives me the safe pillow i needed.

i recommend not using the little screwdriver given with it. it got one of the 4 screw very used, nearly impossible to pull off. i had to carve it with a blade my screw so the screwdriver could have a grip and pull it off.
you better take a real screwdriver that wont wear off that screw.

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toby_bob3

put it down to lowest light settings with energy saving and turn of wirless (unless i need it) and iv got about 6 hours

i keep being blocked ?

TheAmazingRaccoon

what does the energy saving feature actually do?

I've been noticing that sometimes when I put on the cradle in sleep mode, in the morning it is turned off. Anyone else get that?

It's just an empty pot...
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No, wait!
There's something at the bottom!
It's just somebody's gum...

Samholy

no way im doing this. i dont see the point of lower my gaming quality for saving the battery.
play it at its fullest, get the nyko pak its only 20 bucks and crank your battery life enough to be worth it.
enough to wait for the next big battery

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Final Fantasy IV DS
Ratchet and clank All4One
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