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Ds lite will not turn on

My daughter drop from about 2 feet now it will not turn on but if you plug in the charger it recognizes the charger but still will not turn on at all.

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  • Anonymous Dec 15, 2008

    same here



  • cevans1975 Feb 02, 2009

    I have the same problem although when i plug the charger into it the red light comes on for about 1 second and then goes out again. My husband was playing it and he dropped it as he got up and it just turned itself off - it has never turned back on since.

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I had the same problem this Xmas with the kids´ new US-bought Nintendos. Wouldn´t charge in Ireland. Solution: I have a universal travel adapter. This converts 3-pin(UK, Ireland) and 2-flatpin (US) plugs to European round 2-pin. The problem then is that the voltage here is too high. So I plugged it into the shaver adapter in the bathroom, which has a 240 or 115-volt option. Plugged it into the 115v (as the US is 120v, I think), and hey presto, the orange charging light comes on! This means, however, that I can only charge my kids´ nintendos one at a time, off the bathroom shaver. An advantage is that it will teach them patience. Another is that when I´m sick to death of them playing the stupid things, I can use it as an excuse...."No, you can´t play with your DS, it won´t be charged until tomorrow..."

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

  • Sancho2 Dec 27, 2008

    Sorry, my solution was posted in the wrong thread....I´m new here. I was trying to solve the problem for another poster who bought a DS in the US and it wouldn´t charge in Ireland. Apologies.

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There,s a chance that the turn on-switch inside has broken.
it's a little piece of plastic inside. than your on-knob can't touch that little thingy.

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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