Need help! I think my touch screen is broken!!!

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by MegamanSPX, Sep 6, 2008.

  1. MegamanSPX
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    I opened my DS phat this morning and I suddenly noticed a horizontal line on the bottom screen. At first I'm not that worried because it's small, but the longer I keep playing, the longer the line gets! Can someone tell me whats wrong with it and can I prevent it from getting any longer?
     
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    Its breaking.

    I recomend sending it to
    ConsoleDoctor
    they recently repaired the hinges and casing on my DS lite.
    And they're cheaper and quicker than the waranty repairs.
     
  3. kobykaan

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    How is paying them £49.99 cheaper than paying NINTENDO around the same price and get an EXTRA YEAR NINTENDO WARRANTY??
     
  4. Roamin64

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    You can buy replacement parts like lcd , touchscreen module , or cases from www.dealextreme.com for very cheap . Since you actually opened it yourself , then i'm sure you can change those parts yourself, as it is very easy
     
  5. MegamanSPX
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    ^
    Well I'm not that confident about my finger dexterity.
    One more thing, the line isn't visible when I turned off the back light.

    Edit:
    I've searched the internet, and I think what my DS has is either a dead pixel or a stuck pixel. But why does it keep growing???
     
  6. Sumea

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    how bout you get to know your DS and get very cheap replacement LCD off from DX?