Weird One

Discussion in 'Acekard' started by midnightshinigam, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. midnightshinigam
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    Okay, I don't think anyone else has had this problem.

    I left my Dsi out on my nightstand with the acekard 2i inside for a day. I just picked it up and ejected the cart and noticed a oily type substance on it. It was also on my Mirco sd card, a little inside Slot-1, and inside the acekard itself.

    Now here's the weird thing. The oily stuff was only a little bit around the slot and no where else on the system or on my table. There were no liquids or anything around the system at the time. The smell of the substance was not sulfury or citrusy, which I know are indictive of battery acid.

    Any clues?

    Edit: Just for a bit of added info, I have a clear case around the DSi. The liquid was trapped under the case so I didn't notice right away when I picked it up. Also, the smell reminds me motor oil or something like that.
     
  2. m3rox

    m3rox GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Stop eating while you play.
     
  3. midnightshinigam
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    midnightshinigam Member

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    Yeah...

    I wasn't using it when I was eating either. Thanks anyway. [​IMG]
     
  4. obito

    obito I can have a title?! :O

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    Its definitely the DS man..




    How long have you had your DS? O.o
     
  5. CrimzonEyed

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    maybe lithium ion battery have different battery acid than normal batteries, maybe even oil of some kind?

    hmm found this on wikipedia:
     
  6. midnightshinigam
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    This is my second DSi. I got it sometime in May I think. It hasn't been long since I've had it.

    The odd thing is the DSi still works and Slot-1 works will all my carts, except Acekard. The Acekard is dead and since it was wet on the inside, I think that was the source. It wasn't a lot of liquid and if the DSi's battery went, I think there would have been a lot more. Also the liquid was only around Slot-1 and no where else in the DSi. The rest of the system was dry.

    Two of the conclusions I've drawn were the battery (I think there's one inside the card) leaked or a capacitor did. The card was old since I got it at launch and I've played on it for hours. Seals on capacitors leak when extremely hot and I left my DSi in my car for a few hours while I was out for my Ichthyology lab. That was Friday and the leak occurred Saturday. The card was also freezing a lot during game play, which I thought was a firmware issue.
     
  7. twiztidsinz

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    It's probably headlight fluid.
    You should go to the store and pick some more up.



    Anyway, it's probably something that spilled and wicked up into the case.
    Or the case is some kind of cheap plastic that 'bled' some oily substance if it got hot.
     
  8. midnightshinigam
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    XD

    I doubt it was the case and I think it was the Acecard itself. That was covered the most and the DSi just a little bit. I doubt it was oil from my car because my DSi was in my purse. I don't have anything that smells like motor oil inside my purse either.

    But anyways I have a DSTWO coming and my DSi still works, so I should just be happy for that.