Question about Nintendo DS Lite Console
When playing games the microphone on the ds lite doesnt function
I fixed the MIC on my DS LITE very easily, after first replacing the MIC with a new one and finding that it still did not work (not an easy thing to replace either)! The internal MIC signal is routed to a contact at the front edge of the DS, which allows the internal MIC to be disconnected when an external MIC is connected. If this contact (which is normally held closed by the springy nature of the contact) gets dirty, then it effectively goes open circuit, disconnecting the internal MIC signal. You can use a cotton bud and a little WD-40 (contact cleaner) to clean the contact (clean the two pins next to the 3.5mm jack connector) to restore the electrical contact. Takes 5 minutes and is a LOT easier and cheaper than replacing the MIC or paying someone to repair it!
Posted on Dec 31, 2009
I fixed this by vacuuming the mic hole.
Posted on Jan 18, 2009
My daughter bought a ds lite on ebay so had no warranty. Her mic wasn't working for Nintendo dogs. But bought the proper ds headset with microphone for about $20 from **** smith and now she can use her games well.
Posted on Jul 21, 2008
You could just by a headset and hook it up to your ds since it has an external hookup.
Posted on Jun 26, 2008
Crap on ur DS!
Posted on Feb 11, 2008
Vacum or use a hair dryer to dry the wetness in the mic if you accidently spat in it.
Posted on Dec 30, 2009
Get a headset for $15 or less. Much cheaper than fixing the device. It will correct the problem if the mic not working is all that is wrong. Your other option is to have it repaired. Someone said they took theirs to Best Buy. My Best Buy didn't have a clue what I was talking about. (No surprises there.) I had previously tried cleaning with denatured alcohol and canned air with out any help. If you choose to send it in to get it fixed call support. They will quote $75 to start plus $10 S&H ask them if that's their best price, they should reduce it to $50. That's the offer they made me if I was willing to take it on the spot.
Posted on Nov 17, 2009
Ok guys this worked 4 me so try blowing in it...get your mouth over top of it and blow as hard as posseble but dont let any saliva get in...ok there pretty easy!
Posted on Nov 28, 2009
Ok i fond a solution if you have a ds lite i woundn`t bother trying to open it but i did the mic did not work at all until i opened it its a wire.
that you have to re-connect with a storing gun. or if you droped your ds that's the problem. or shell out $140.00 to buy a new one. or contact nintendo if you still have warranty
Posted on Apr 17, 2009
My won't either ! So take it apart move the wire around ( the blue one)Put it up and see if it works
Posted on Jul 10, 2009
I used Solution #18 and it worked perfectly!!! I used the brush attachment of the vac hose, turned her on and VOILA`! The sound works perfectly! Took all of 2 minutes, if that!?! Sure beats spending almost what a DS costs to have it replaced...sheesh! I'd better watch it before my mom makes me clean LOL Thanks Mike!
Posted on Jul 25, 2010
Open the ds and see if the mic is connected to the right wire if not contact nintendo
Posted on Nov 26, 2009
Go to Best Buy, they fixed my DS mic for five bucks.....CHEAP!
anyways, I got zelda too. the fotune teller astrid, is behind the door,
I have to say somethin' into the mic for it to open. If I can't do that, I can't finish my game BUMMER!
Posted on Jun 06, 2008
We tried to clear the ds but it wouldnt work so we took it back to game and they gave me a new one and a warranty as well :)
Posted on Mar 11, 2008
Doh. Wish I read this before I bought a headset. But if the mic does not work, the headset apparently doesnt help. If your under warranty, contact Nintendo. If not, I think we're out of luck unless you want to shell out $75
Posted on Jan 04, 2008
Take it to best buy
Posted on Jul 02, 2008
YOU CAN"T FIX THIS GAMEE!!
Posted on Jan 05, 2008
What a stupid solution given by Magic_Keys.
Can't you read the comments, the bits where they tell you what games they are using.
Posted on Dec 12, 2007
Take it and throw it on the ground.
Posted on Jun 25, 2008
Get fix it by go online to itfixs.com that how I did it
Posted on Mar 30, 2013
Go to the store you got it from and ask them if you can fix it or replace it.If you cant well then your gonna have to buy another one or wait until Christmas or call the number in the back of the ds but, make your parents do it
Posted on Dec 11, 2010
My ds lite comes on then the top screens flashes then it all switches off
Posted on Nov 01, 2010
Go on youtube it will tell you how :)
Posted on Dec 08, 2010
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