How Bad Is The Ds Lite Hinge

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  1. Spongebobplace
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    Spongebobplace GBAtemp Regular

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    I Have DSI But I Am Thinking About Getting Ds Lite And The Only Thing Im Worried About Is The Hinge

    How Bad Is The Hinge On Ds Lite
     
  2. VinsCool

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    Very bad, unless you take care of it.
     
  3. Segtendo

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    Former DS Lite owner. The hinge is awful.

    Love the console, but that damn hinge...
     
  4. OrGoN3

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    It was awful, until Nintendo replaced it for free, out of warranty. Then it was just fine, as long as I took care of it and didn't abuse it.
     
  5. Returnofganon

    Returnofganon I pretend like I know what I'm talking about

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    I never had any trouble with it, my brother on the other hand carried his ds by the top screen and after a few months it ripped off
     
  6. froggestspirit

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    It's not bad, just don't drop it.
     
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  7. astrangeone

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    Owned it since launch, and the hinge never had a problem. Of course it rode in my purse with a cover.

    The only problems I had were the damn L/R triggers sticking. Frustrating as all get out.
     
  8. Seriel

    Seriel Worshipper of Skiddos

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    Had 2 DS Lites, the hinges died within months.
     
  9. weatMod

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    never had a problem with my DS lit hinge i find mine to be very sturdy and tight , i can position it at any angle i want it and it just stays
    the 3ds on the other hand is horrible
    my original launch day ambassador cosmo black 3ds hinge sucks and has sucked since day one
    i can never position it to the angle i want it just clicks down into the fully open position every time , very lose and very wobbly
     
  10. hobbledehoy899

    hobbledehoy899 Conniption Master

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    It's not as good as the DSi's (but who wants one of those?)
     
  11. Magical Sheep

    Magical Sheep The Super Stylish Black Cat

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    The hinges are terrible. My first DS Lite lasted me three years, until the hinges cracked, and I dropped it, which split the console in half. ._. If you're gonna have a DS Lite, just be careful with it, and don't open/close it too violently.
     
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  12. migles

    migles Mei the sexiest bae

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    my dad works for nintendo.
    i have a second hand ds lite, got it about a year before getting the 3ds the hinge is much better than my o3ds xl..
    i think i was lucky