Re: My son plugged the Wii power supply to a 220-v...
The console is always on when it is plugged in. The transformer will take care of any excess power input, but if you have downloads running or that kind of thing the Wii will do them while it is plugged in. Treat the ON button as a sleep button rather than a power off one. A 220v power source won't damage the console.
When the console is plugged in and "switched off" the console uses the same power as a low energy lightbulb.
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If you haven't already you might want to try buying a plug that is for the Wii from a local store. it should only cost a couplpe of dollars. The US power supply is only capable of using 120 volt power source. By buying a power supply from the local store it should not matter where the main system is from because the power supply regulates the input power down to the required power that is ment for the game console.
Unplug everything! There is a "breaker" in the power supply and it may need to be reset. Just unplug all cables from the TV and outlets. Let it sit for a couple hours then plug everything back in and it should work fine. If not then the power supply has shorted out due to a strong power surge. You can claim it under your home owners insurance or call Nintendo and try to get it replaced. Thanks! Good luck and happy gaming!!
Well your warranty won't cover it thats for sure. So with that bit of knowledge, locate your nearest console/modchip shop. They also do console repairs etc and should be able to repair or replace the power supply as long as the internals are ok apart from that.