Nintendo DSi charging port busted

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by Kuifa, Jun 6, 2015.

  1. Kuifa

    Kuifa Advanced Member

    Feb 22, 2015
    My cousin have a NDSi XL with the charging port busted and he also lost the battery. Is there any cheap battery replacement that doesn't require the port to charge? Something like the Nyko Charge Base for 3DS. Is it pretty much a lost cause?
  2. nxwing

    nxwing GBAtemp Addict

    Jul 22, 2013
    The Capital
    I'm going to recommend that you send it to someone trusted for repairs. I think the 3DS' battery isn't compatible with the DSi although I may be wrong.
  3. BORTZ

    BORTZ Tired of being the good guy

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    I kinda doubt you will attempt this but if you are feeling frisky with a soldering iron, the pinouts of a mini USB are the same as a DS proprietary pinout. The standard mini USB is a 5.2 volts and the DS uses 5.0 but im sure such a tiny difference would hurt anything.
  4. lps

    lps man with no face

    Sep 13, 2009
    Crimea, UA
    Mini usb type-b works perfectly!

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