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Nintendo ds Hi i my kids have two nintendo ds consoles with problems one has a broken hinge between the two screens and the other the bottom screen comes on but there is no picture if i tap the screen with the pen it is opperational but can not see anything could you give me some idea on first if you can repair and some idea on how much thanks Mark Van Bergen you can contact me on 46843760 or Thanks

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Hmmmmmmm that is some seriously messed up DS's your definently gonna want to send thouse back and have them replaced. I'm pritty sure that nintendo has a standard fee for a replace and i'm pritty sure it's somewere around 30 to 50 dollors though if you got them like that out of the box then you could argue that they were defective when recieved and they will most likely replace them free of charge. You also might want to take it back to the store that you bought it from and try the same thing first if you didn't buy it online.

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At the end you may be over your repair budget and not only that, you would be very near to buy a new unit with this money. Each one make its own choice.

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