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Microphone doesn't work

When using games that require voice interaction or blowing the mic does not appear to work. What could be the problem? Should I seek professional help.

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  • fix4son Dec 26, 2007

    Please help me help my son!

  • Anonymous Feb 28, 2008

    when i blow in it it wont do anything

  • predetor812 Jan 19, 2009

    the mic dosen't work in any game i can't blow or talk into it li it says

  • Anonymous Jan 30, 2009

    I have the same prblem! What do I do?



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The mic is connected by a small white wire that runs through the hinge section. It can get caught in the slot the top screens ribbon cable goes in and get broken. This is the most common cause. However it is also possible the end connected to the board has come loose. But it's more likely that the wire has been broken.

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I had this problem once. It has a certain range. Try blowing into it on those games, and go closer and closer until it reacts. Basically, it won't react to really soft or really loud noises.

If that does not work, then it could be broken, but that is a simple problem to fix. Get a Nintendo Headset

Posted on Dec 29, 2007


Try to sent back to nintendo

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