DS Lite Top Screen Help

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  1. meroko
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    meroko Newbie

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    Alright, I opened the ds lite to check out the problem. It currently displays a white opaque screen that is semi-fixed upon holding down the L button. Which is too much of a hassle for playing some games.

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    Here is the top screen
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    This is the photo of the DS Lite from behind (Where the L button is located)
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    I find that when I wedge an object to squish the cable downwards, the screen functions normally.

    Does anyone have any suggestions on how to fix my problem?
     
  2. Ferrariman

    Ferrariman Hip-Flop and cRap

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    Umm, I don't know much about this stuff, but try Checking/ Adjusting the ribbon cable?
     
  3. m3rox

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    I recommend using a piece of clear scotch tape to hold the ribbon down.
     
  4. meroko
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    meroko Newbie

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    I'm not sure how to adjust it since it's soldered?
     
  5. m3rox

    m3rox GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Is your system still under warranty? If so I'd take it back to the store for a replacement.
     
  6. Hehe Moo

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    The top screen becomes retarded on my friend's DS Lite too. Except.. its when he pushes the screen to the normal angle. He can only play it when it's slightly folded.
     
  7. meroko
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    meroko Newbie

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    Ah it's long past warranty, which is why I opened it. Repairs for nentendo is estimated to be $80+ not including shipping. Online stores would be around $60.

    I shall try placing some sort of glue clay used for holding poster boards and seeing if it works.
     
  8. Kittymat

    Kittymat GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Try buying a new screen (comes with cable) its only about $12 from deal extreme!