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MIc on DS

The Microphone does now respond on my grand daughters DS. It was acting up for a while and now doesn't work at all.

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Re: MIc on DS

If it has got wet then it is probably wrecked. If it just stopped working then it is probably a bad connection on the circuit board. My suggestion is just to send it in for repair.

Posted on Nov 06, 2007

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