console wont turn on.

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by supergamer368, Jun 21, 2017.

  1. supergamer368
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    i have a ds lite console and i tried to fire the thing up after charging it for 3 hours. it didnt turn on. i replaced the battery and charged THAT for 3 hours. still nothing. what do i do??
     
  2. VzUh

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    do the charge led turn on?
     
  3. supergamer368
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    yes
     
  4. VzUh

    VzUh you are now reading my custom title

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    evident damages on the hinges?
    if the power led turn on and off, maybe it's the ribbon cable for the upper screen
     
  5. supergamer368
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    hinges are in perfect condition
     
  6. VzUh

    VzUh you are now reading my custom title

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    try to shake it and try to hear if something inside is broken
     
  7. supergamer368
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    everything sounds fine
     
  8. king_leo

    king_leo Real Hero

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    I know it doesn't answer your question but you can get a used ds lite plus a replacement case (so it looks/feels brand new) for like sub 40 bucks all together. It's what I did a few months ago, beats trying to revive a dead man.
     
  9. VzUh

    VzUh you are now reading my custom title

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    if there are no evident phisical damage, I can't really help you. sorry and good luck
     
  10. Sathya

    Sathya GBAtemp Professional Poetry maker

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    hey maybe because your lcd screen is broken. i have a problem like that but i dont have a time to fix it. i think wii is better. but you can try to fix, buy some ds lite screen on online store. hope is fix your problem.
     
  11. zoogie

    zoogie playing around in the dsiware

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    Maybe it just died of old age.

    DSs are, in fact, pretty old.
     
  12. Coto

    Coto GBAtemp Addict

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    i thought this was common and ooold knowledge:

    DS Lites fuses can break and that ends up in no orange led lit when charging or/and no green led power (console does not turn on):

    Weld some tin (with a soldering iron) and bridge EACH fuse encircled in red.

    these:

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  13. supergamer368
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    upon furthur investigation i found the previous owner had also worked on the console! they must've broken it. thankfully i have a spare ds lite with a broken touch screen, so ill just swap the screens.
     
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