DS Lite shuts down by itself

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Mar 21, 2011
  1. Gundam Eclipse
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    After repairing my DS Lite(Had a broken hinge), the DS Lite doesn't stay on anymore.
    That is, after i turn it on, it shuts off in a few seconds.
    Occasionally, it manages to show the logo and reach the menu before shutting off.
     
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    dodgy ribbon cable i'd say...
     
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    it could be a fuse problem to check it take out the battery then connect the charge cable if the led light blinks orange its a fuse problem and shouldn't this be in the hardware section
     
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    yep, that's the one. i'm thinking it may be loose and movement is making it come out when the ds is powered on (would explain why it shuts off at different times)
     
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    actually my ds lite did the same thing and it was a fuse problem when i did the test
     
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    from what i've experienced with blown fuses on the ds (ds phat and dsi) the console will either whitescreen and shutoff or not power on at all if it's a blown fuse, it would not sometimes boot into the menu and then power off and sometimes poweroff before the menu
     
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    Just in case it happens to be a fuse problem(Unsure, because i just tried a few more times and it shuts off immediately, doesn't even reach the logo), is there a way to resolve it?
     
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    there are alot of videos that show how to fix a fuse the easiest way is to use a circuit pen(found a youtube video on it somewhere) if you are not confident with a solder.
     
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    either replace them (tricky) or bridge the points where the fuse was (easy but unsafe) either way will require you to whip out a soldering iron, though

    edit: this link may help you if it is a blown fuse: http://www.dcemu.co.uk/vbulletin/threads/9...on-(blown-fuse)
     
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    ...well shit.
    Guess i will try the ribbon cable, and if it doesn't work, just buy a new DS >_>

    Thanks for the help!
     

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