Phat DS has a problem...

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Jul 15, 2010
  1. The Viztard
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    The top screen of my Blue Phat DS has a sort of yellowish tint to it now. Everything is shown in that tint, and I can also occasionally see a sort of silhouette of what is on the touchscreen on the top screen. If I wiggle around the top screen I can get the normal color back and I would have to hold it in that position, or hold the top screen in that way.

    Is there any solution to this? Get a new DS? Well, it is around 4-5 years old now, if not older, I got it so long ago, so I guess this was bound to happen...

    Well any comments or advice are appreciated! [​IMG]

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    Oh, I think I had this problem...eventually the entire screen got worse; I just got a DS Lite in the end.
     
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    Same here.

    I moved on the the DS lite after my top screen was fucked up.
    It's weird to hold the lighter system at first, but you get used to it.
     
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    There could well be a fix for it, but I never used one, of course.
     
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    You'll have to send it in to Nintendo. I used to go on their tech support forums and every topic I saw that described that problem was always referred to the tech support number and had to send it in.

    Instead of shelling out $70+ on the repairs, just shell out like $80 for a refurbished/used DS Lite. (Gamestop's website says used/refurbished DS Lites are $80-90, so that's what I'm going on)

    Sure, a lot of them have shoulder button problems, and hinge problems, but it's pretty much a better system overall.
     
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    Yep, I got this. I still finished Ace Attorney 2 with it like that though XD
    Feels bad man, if I were you I'd get a DSL off eBay or somewhere. You don't wanna spend too much with the 3DS arriving soon.
     
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    Thanks for the replies guys.

    Yea, I though it would come down to this. Well I guess I'm going to get a DS Lite (probably used) sometime soon...

    Lolz, the whole reason I'm using my Phat was because the hinge on my Lite had broken a while ago, so I was stuck using it for the past couple of months. But hey, it did it's job, and did it well.

    Thanks again guys!

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