Ds phat top screen broke

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by fullwall, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. fullwall
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    fullwall Member

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    Jan 31, 2007
    Ok, so this is what happened. A year ago, my right hinge broke off but everything worked fine. Now, a year later, my ds' top screen's colour started going purplish-greenish. But if you held it in a certain position it worked fine, colour normal. Yesterday, it stopped working and was completely green no matter where I held it. There are parts of the touchscreen showing up on the top screen as well. This all started when I put in Dragon Quest: Chapters of the Chosen, if that helps. Is there any way I could fix this?
     
  2. Kittymat

    Kittymat GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Oct 16, 2008
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    It is either the cable or the top screen itself, both available from dealextreme.com at reasonable prices. As the hinge was broken probably the ribbon cable. Strip down and replace.
     
  3. fullwall
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    fullwall Member

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    Jan 31, 2007
    Man, that sucks. I'm not very handy and was hoping to fix it without stripping it.
     
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