Question about Nintendo DS Console
One day i was playing my ds, but the next day, i charged it for like 6 hours but it still wouldnt come on
When I hooked up my DS with the charger the orange light would flicker for only a few seconds then turn off.
I found out that if you KEEP THE DS ON WHILE HOOKED UP the DS will charge. Although, because you are playing/DS is on the charging will go extremely slowly.
Best option, and what I did, was was just return/exchange it. I just did that today.
Posted on Jul 05, 2008
Okay guys and girls, lots of posts on this but let me share my views on this.
If you have a bad battery there is a chance you are going to get that light popping off after a few seconds or just staying amber forever. you can easily check this by trying a friends battery in your unit right? or vise versa, try your battery in another unit.
If the battery is not bad then you have another problem...
If your light is flickering on and then off again you may have blown a fuse. The DS has two fuses, this is a common problem. Google it theres info out there on this.
If your battery is charging up and the light is staying on this is sometimes not a problem to be honest, it could just mean your battery is fully charged. The problem with your DS not powering up could be as simply as a faulty switch. To determine this I would first make sure that your DS is charging up batteries fine, maybe try a friends low battery. if you have a faulty switch this is nothing major to replace but you need to be half decent with fixing stuff dudes to crack open that DS and start playing.
Good luck all.
Posted on Jun 17, 2008
I ahd a old ds and that happend but with mine i could shake it and i could hear the battery witch had broken in half i dont know if this applys to you but just some advice!
Posted on Dec 21, 2007
My DS also just stopped working. The battery just stays orange forever while charging and it won't turn on at all. We replaced the battery with a new fully charged one and it still will not come on. It doesn't have any rattle to it, and has been cared for. Also, it's not the spring in the power switch. It is out of warranty and Nintendo will not help. I'm out of options. Any help? Email me firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on Jul 24, 2009
It's time for a new battery for those with the flickering light and no charge. Also when the battery is bad the DS will not run on the charger. You can get an official DS battery from Nintendo for $15 on nintendo.com or you can get a cheaper knock off on ebay for under $10.
Posted on Mar 06, 2008
Problem with powering up ds nutiendo
Posted on Mar 04, 2008
Guys there are 5 things why his happen to chargers 1 the wire is removed because of bending
2 charging the nds while some cool epic game
3 battery messed up because too much charging (like all night charging) should have been only 15mins
4 the nds charger screws are almost remove this make the chargers battery conductor shakes
and 5 for the ultimate problem
5 too much pressure of the player so angry he will throw his charger and then it break
no.5 happen to me Lol xD hahahaha imma buy new charger and throw my old one mine is crimson red with wood R4 T_T hahaha i'm not been playing since 50 mins mine broke just later so see yah ghuys hope this atupid solution did'nt help you
Posted on Nov 14, 2011
I have a difrent problem but almost the same i got a blue d.s light and the charger wont work unless the d.s is open and on but i cant turn it on cus it needs to charge and i need to know how to fix the charger or the d.s
Posted on Feb 28, 2008
If the light does not come on it means it is fully charged
Posted on Feb 25, 2011
Open your charger and see if there is anything loose. my chargers cable was disconnected so my ds charging light would stay on for a few secs until the wire was pushed away. so just check and solder if needed.
Posted on Jun 08, 2010
I have a ploberm.when i charge my DS, the orange light come only a blink.how can i fix it. Please tell me.
Posted on Jun 19, 2008
It happend to me too but turns off in like 1 minute
i think eb games of game traders will sell some new chargers XD
Posted on Mar 02, 2008
When I charge my DS Lite the orange light is on all the time but i still can't play it! Can someone help PLEASE
Posted on Jan 21, 2008
The Guest who posted reply on Dec. 3, 07, I have the same problem, its white DS Lite, I put the charger in, I got orange light for about 1 sec and it disappear and I cant charge or power up my DS.
Posted on Dec 30, 2007
The same problem of everyone's DS is happening to me too! I'm doing a variety of different things to Test... I am having this problem with my DSi as well, So I'm looking into Solutions of problems! Hope to get the Answer soon! For now, keep gaming... On a working console, heh heh...
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Posted on Jan 27, 2011
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it sounds like it's a battery problem.
If you want to replace your battery, call Nintendo's Consumer Assistance Hotline at 1-800-255-3700 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. Pacific Time, and order a replacement battery there. I believe it costs around US$15.00.
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