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Wii power source probably broken

I bought an US Wii which expects 120v. Back in my country we have 220v so I plugged the power source to a 220 to 110 converter. It worked fine for about 15 minutes, until we heard a loud POP and the Wii turned off.

The 220 to 110 converter seems broken now (it doesn't power other stuff). I tried plugging the Wii power source to a different 220-to-110 - the red POWER led in the console actually turned on for a second, then went off. Now it doesn't turn on, neither the led nor anything else.

Burned the power source? What can we do?

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Plug something else into the adapter to make sure it works, if it works you may have blown the Wii's fuse which will need repair.

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