Best Accessories for DS Lite?

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Aug 9, 2007

Best Accessories for DS Lite? by jtroye32 at 2:47 AM (2,341 Views / 0 Likes) 22 replies

  1. jtroye32
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    I have had my DS Lite for a while now and want to accessorize it a bit. I was wondering what the best quality products in these categories would be:

    -Carrying case
    -Protective shell (preferably clear)
    -Screen Protector

    any other recommendations are welcome [​IMG]
     


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    Try to make a pen sized stylus from a pen you like. Order a pen stylus from deal extreme, or buy it from circuit city, take the stylus refil out, and fit it into a retractable pen you like. I did it, works well for a stylus when I'm at home playing. On the go, get some of those metal retractable stylii.
     
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    The stuff on dealextreme is usually of low quality (fake Hori's and stuff [​IMG])

    Just get the basics:

    A case (or a skin, eg. bestskinsever for transparent protection from scratches)

    A better stylus, such as a metal retractable one, or a ComfortStylus. The Hori pen ones or a homemade pen stylus also works well.

    Screen protectors, even if you feel that you will not scratch it, because you won't be happy if it happens [​IMG]
     
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    I just got the Nerf Armor, Nerf Armor, in black for my DSL, and I love it.

    As for a screen protector, i just ordered a full body one from Best Skins Ever, should get it next week, will let you know how good it is once I receive it.

    No carrying case as of yet, but the Nerf Armor is all I need for the time being.
     
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    Protective casing is pretty good, it kinda makes the DS Lite more comfortable to hold in your hands, but it makes it a little bulky. I have one similar to VVoltz, and it's really great. Also for screen protectors, from what I read Hori's are the best, atm I'm using Pelican's, and they haven't let me down, nice glossy look. On my ds phat I was using pelican's too, but it had a matte finish, so I replaced it with the newer ones, and when I took it off, no residue.
     
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    when i got my psp i got the logitech case for it. its soo good its practically required. now my nds goes in my psp case.
     
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    Actually I ordered the full body skin on monday, they shipped out tuesday, and i received it with my regular mail today, man that was fast, i love it, it was sent from Denver, CO, i live in Southern CA. I will let you know how it comes out once i install it.
     
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    I highly recommend this solid brass stylus from PDA Panache seen at http://www.pdapanache.com/products.asp?PID=NDSLT. It's got a good heft to it that I really like. The only problem is that the weight can work against it and causes it to slip out on occasion. It's also a bit on the expensive side, however if you use your DS nearly as often as I do, it's worth every penny.
     
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    Yes i think im going to get this style also, its expensive but seems like it is worth it.
     
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    I also got my bestskinsever skin recently. Finished installing it, seems great, but dust gets trapped along the edges of the skin. Can't be helped though [​IMG]
     
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    I bought some screen protectors from DX (Hori ones, the "fake" ones), and they are excellent. Cleaning is a breeze, and no scratches any more. [​IMG]
     
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    Hori Hard Shell Pouch
    Martin Fields screen protector
    Hori Crystal Case
    Best Skins Ever Full Body Skin
    CycloEvo or R4ds
    1gb microsd jap
     
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    Got a quick question:

    Do those clear hard plastic cases scratch the DS surface? Because I notice that they clip onto the DS, so does it ever scratch the DS as its clipping on?
     
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    Most are tight fitting, but I'd imagine it is possible to damage the surface in some way if there are particles stuck between the DSL and the case.
     
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    Thanks for the quick reply mate.

    I was wondering tho more specifically whether the Armorlite case actually damages the DS surface when installing it.
     

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