"blow!"

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  1. greddy90
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    my ds just stopped working for the "blow" function =( im not sure if the mic is busted too ><

    anyone have any advice to fix it? besides get it sent it, is there a replacement part for this?

    thanks
     


  2. Destructobot

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    Make sure the mic hole is clear. One of my friends had the mouthpiece on his cell phone stop working properly, and it turned out he had a crumb or something stuck in there.
     
  3. Shelleeson

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    i'm here....silly.
    LOL at the crumb
    my microphone had chocolate in it [​IMG]
     
  4. eseyo1

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    It doesn't make sense that just the "blow" feature would not work. It must be something wrong with your mic sensitivity. Only thing I can guess is that the holes are blocked up so the mic can't feel any air.
     
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    If the blow function isn't working, the voice function probably isn't either as they are the same thing. Probably just something obstructing the mic.
     
  6. greddy90
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    yeah i tnhk the whole tihng wasnt working because it was a refurbished ds and yeah so i sent it back and bought a new one but now i cant use DSAIM =( just gotta wait for the next update
     
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    it may sound weird but maybe you arent blowing right.

    On mario kart i blew on the DS till i got dizzy then found out if i just blow in to it lightly it works better. If you blow on the mic too loud the DS might recognize the sound as static rather than blowing.

    If you have electroplankten you can really test out the mic by recording your voice. if you hear nothing then you know for sure its broken, if you hear it fine then I was right you were blowing incorrectly.
     
  8. greddy90
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    no i was blowing right because i blow the same way as on friends ds (cooking mamma!) and yea so i knew mines was messed up
     
  9. Sinkhead

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    Are you sure nothing is blocking the hole? I would check with a voice recorder like the one on DSOrganize just to make sure. If you don't hear anything on that I would send your DS back to Nintendo.

    - Sam
     
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    Haha! ;D
     
  11. iwakura

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    i think some games just suck at detecting "BLOW!" such as new super mario i believe. the whole blowing thing in the minigame didnt work at all (for me at least)
     
  12. MaHe

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    Blowing in the microphone just produces so-called 'white noise' and software detects what you're actually doing. [​IMG]
     
  13. Glacius0

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    Same here. Because of that, I was kinda wondering if my mic wasn't partly messed up as well. I guess it's just the game.
     
  14. galaxykidgamma

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    it's probably something wrong internally, like a loose or broken wire
     
  15. Monkey01

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    I have got a DS phat in which the game works, but when I test the same game from the same cartridge on a DS lite, it doesn't work. [​IMG] Believe some other mic based games did work with that same DS lite however, so yeah it's quite weird...
     
  16. Destructobot

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    Some people just suck at blowing. I know a couple of people that can't inflate their balloons in Mario Kart by blowing into the mic, but I can do it easily on the same DS.
     
  17. galaxykidgamma

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    also in mariokart you can't be pressing A when you're blowing otherwise it won't inflate, yah alot of people blow too hard or something,
     
  18. Relys

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    Who needs the "blow" DS feature, when god created women?
     
  19. 4saken

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    I knew somebody would eventually say something along the lines of this [​IMG]
     
  20. Relys

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    Yep! Am I da man, or am I DA MAN?!?