NDS microprocessors and memory chips in the directly below of NDS cartridge slot, slot is covered with the metal shell and together with a metal-coated chip, also another chips is made in MITSUMI contitue the main parts of the NDS system. Frequent appears “NTP” words in substrate, cartridge and chip code is acronym from develop code “NITRO” of speciations of the previously data.
NDS cartridge uses Macronix chips which dismantled “Metroid Prime: First Hunt ” with a capacity of 128Mbit, access speed of 150 nanoseconds of ROM chip (MX23L12808-15D), one side with a small memory chip for saving game.
NDS hosts in United States uses a 3.7-volt 850mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery, slightly smaller than the previous prototype 960mAh. The volume of NDS battery is the same as GBASP battery as long as remove the two point processes that can use GBASP battery for NDS but the capacity only 70% of the standard. Two connector of NDS and GBSAP are the same, and can be used interchangeably .