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Nintendo ds lite charger

My dog chewed through the cable in my ds charger and i thought it would be a simple fix by just stripping the wires and re-connecting them....but for some reason its not working...this is the 3rd charger the dog has chewed through and dont plan on buying another one... was wondering if anyone had a rough idea of what i should do or what is causing the power to not go to the nintendo ds.... thanks in advance

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  • lucas_jacob_ Jan 15, 2009

    thanks xbox360fixer
    inside the cabe it appears what would be a positive and a ne
    gative cable (im assuming) there's a main copper wire (red) that is insulated and an unshielded copper wire the wraps around the shielded wire...where the wire was chewed, i stripped both ends and tried reconnecting the two wires but it didnt work...any ideas

  • lucas_jacob_ Jan 15, 2009

    two

  • lucas_jacob_ Jan 16, 2009

    yeh that was the problem... a little bit of copper was touching the positive wire...thanks heaps for the help

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    Did you make sure its not touching any of the other wires.

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    Just what?? How many wires are inside the cable?

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Just buy a new one i use 3rd and 1st party work the same keep it away from your dog

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