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Red blinking light

Hi I was given two super nintendos. I can't get either to work. All I get is a blinking red light. I have 2 consoles & 2 power cords. What can I do to get at least one to work??Suzy07

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  • Suzy07 Aug 16, 2007

    I'm sorry I haven't tried it yet, but when I do, I will let you know if it worked.

  • Suzy07 Dec 25, 2007

    didn't help using air

  • tanyajungle Jan 07, 2008

    I have the original Nintendo game system (just off EBay) guy assured me it worked he hooked it up before he sent it and it worked- hooked up used the video cables first and then with the coax adapter. Neither worked - just blinking red light. Help Not sure what to do. Will trying blowing out dust on system - see if that helps - anyother suggestions - talked with Nintendo support and they said system probably is no good.

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    sillyfurby Apr 13, 2008

    My original Nintendo was not used for a few years. It had been fine. Now the red light blinks. I've tried both a lint free cloth, and an artist's brush to clean out the console. No luck. Blowing it out didn't work, either. Because the light kept blinking with no game inside, I thought of the switch. There sure isn't much inside these things! The switch isn't doing anything that indicates it is broken. Trying compressed air sounds like a good idea. I'll give that a try, after closing the console up. Question: why would it be the game connection, when the light blinks whether or not there's a game in the console?

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Try blowing the dust out of both the system and the games. Purchase one of those air duster cans from a computer store. Open up the door to the system where the games go in and go to town blowing all the dust out. Then do the same to the cartridges.

Posted on Aug 10, 2007

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I have the same problem with my NES you have probobly heard this try blowing in both the system and games till you feel light headed then it should work

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