Oh snaps....my top screen is a white blank -.-

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Jan 5, 2009
  1. kevenka
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    Hello,
    as my topic says, my top screen just somehow got really messed up. There's only a the blank white with a yellow or blue (skinny) streaming down it near the middle left side. I am guessing somehow the ribbon cables somehow got damaged from reading past experience when people put new shells on the DS, but am not sure. Any suggestions or should I just auction it off on ebay? 0.o
    Thanks,
    Kevin
     
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    If you have the ability to open it up, check out the ribbon cables. Other than that, either call up nintendo or auction it off.
     
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    Time to buy another one... That's what I'm doing: mine's touch screen is blurring and showing lines sometimes. It almost looks like an old TV set screen.

    I'm solding my retired and working PS2 system to get a brand new DS Lite system! [​IMG]
     
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    Ah...I was hoping not to sell it -.-
    If I was to open it though, would I just need a tri screw driver?

    P.S. The serial code is taken off the DS(It was hanging and I didn't like it....) So really don't think people would want to pay for something like that missing.
     
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    DS Phat, changing the cable. It is fiddly but not that hard if you research it first, have a go - you will loses no money (apart from the cost of the replacement part) as it will still fetch about the same price on eBay. Cable is $7 or so from www.dealextreme.com triwing screwdriver is also cheap
     
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    thanks kittymat! I just recently posted it on ebay =(
    Oh well...Let's hope I sell it for a fair deal [​IMG]
     

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