Nds lite will not turn on!

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by airrunner, Nov 17, 2009.

  1. airrunner
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    Hello everyone, first of all many thanks to all in advanced who kindly helps my ds diemma here hehe. [​IMG]

    About 2 weeks ago i dropped my ds lite in the bath by accident [​IMG] opps! But i have completely dried it out and unfortunately it will no longer work. Now the green light comes on when i turn it on for a few seconds and the bottom screen flashes for a second or two but that's it. Do i need to replace the hinge cable? as i read on a few places this was the answer?

    Also could anyone suggest a good place i could purchase one from im from the uk.

    Many thanks to you all!!
     
  2. Jamstruth

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    Screen flash usually indicates a ribbon cable problem but considering you dropped it in the bath (seriously what were you doing in there?) anything could have blown from fuses to resistors to the top screen.
     
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  4. airrunner
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    Yes somebody did tell me that it could be a ribbon cable issue. So do you believe it will be beyond repair then? is there any way of telling by just looking visualy? I was just chilling in the bath and my hands must have been slightly wet, it just slipped out of my hands.

    Thanks!
     
  5. Nitro Edd

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    I'm no expert but is definitely the ribbon to the top screen, as it's the bottom that flashes. If I were you I would open her up and take the ribbon out let it dry a lil more then put it back in.

    and cause you live in the UK you could get it fixed from the console doc
    http://www.consoledoctor.co.uk/

    EDIT: on the console doc site it says £50 for water damage.
     
  6. MilkPSP

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    lol. i have the same problem, but i got a new ds. try getting a new ds screen. i think they include the rtibbon cable and cost $12.97 on DX if you are willing to stand thier incredibly slow shipping. *ahem*EZFlash 3in1 that took an month to come *ahem* anyway, with that also probably get a new battery because turning the DS on like that with it shorting out may cause battery damage, at least i think so (shrugs) anyway, I hoope you fix your DS [​IMG]
     
  7. airrunner
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    Thanks alot guys i just purchased a top screen from sx now so with a bit of luck that might just fix it. Thanks alot for all the help guys you have been all extremely helpful
     
  8. zhuzhuchina

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    90% is the upper top lcd broken, if the bottom flash it works.
    ds lite need all 2 lcd to works before have video output
    ciao