Good news: you can plug your Nintendo 3DS into an iPod Hi-Fi if you absolutely have to

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Do you have a spare Nintendo 3DS and Apple iPod Hi-Fi gathering dust somewhere? May be. Did you know that you can combine the pair to listen to music? Probably not. But you are doing it now!

In fact, we all know thanks to a new YouTube video by the Will it work? channel and it’s surprisingly easy to get up and running. All you need are a few adapters and cables – and you can even use the iPod Hi-Fi remote to control playback as well. Plus, you’ll be able to charge your 3DS directly from the iPod Hi-Fi itself, although there are caveats to be had here – watch the video below to see the whole story at this point. topic.

In this video, I’m going to try connecting a Nintendo 3DS to Apple’s Hi-Fi iPod speaker and see if we can get the three main functions working: charging, listening to audio, and browsing tracks with the little white remote control.

Apple first released the iPod Hi-Fi in February 2006, while Nintendo’s 3DS debuted in early 2011, depending on what part of the world you are in. I hadn’t realized they were so close in terms of when they were on. sale – though they don’t overlap thanks to Apple’s decision to prematurely kill off its $350 music box.

If you’ve ever wondered what would happen if you mix an old game console with an even older speaker, now’s the time to get your answer! Those looking to relive their 3DS days can also check out our collection of the best Nintendo 3DS games you can also buy.

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