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Nintendo ds lite dark top LCD screen after replacement.

Hi all. Recently purchased a replacement top lcd screen of ebay. I then took it to a mobil phone repairer to install screen. The problem is the top lcd screen remains dark, you can still make out the screen. i have adjusted the brightness on console, though top remains dark, everything still works. please help me.P.S mobile repairer doesn't want to know about it and seller of screen hasn't responded to any of my e-mails for help.

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Re: Nintendo ds lite dark top LCD screen after...

Press down on on the plastic (not the and press down on the buttons) until it remains lit

Posted on Jun 30, 2008

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Re: Nintendo ds lite dark top LCD screen after...

I think i have your same problem... i had a fuse blown in my ds. The bottom lcd was working... I just opened up the ds to fix the fuse. And then the ds is working, but the bottom screen is dark, it looks like the backlights of the LCD are not functional...

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You've invested a lot of money and headaches already on that item. Worthy/more practical to buy a new one instead.

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Re: Nintendo ds lite dark top LCD screen after...

Right you should get a new official ds it will work on a new one.....


Posted on Jan 23, 2008

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Top LCD's flex cable that passes through right-hand hinge into bottom part of case will be damaged or not properly seated in its connector socket.

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SOURCE: Broken nintendo ds lite hinge

Nintendo will fix the hinges depending on a few things, first thing would be to determine how the hinges were broken. The hinges are tested before they leave the factory, the only way that they actually break would be because of physical damage/impact. Physical damage is not covered under the manufact warranty so you would get a discounted price depending on if your under warranty or not. Regardless giving them a call and having their techs fix them will be the best bet, not only because you know it will be fixed right and your warranty will start over the day it gets repaired.

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Switch it on, bottom screen flashes, top screen no sign of life, then it switches its self off


The problem is your LCD at the top is already busted and have to replace!

You should bring that DS Lite to your dealer repair shop to have the LCD replace.

Hope that helps you!

Thanks for asking Fixya!

Dec 11, 2010 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

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What can I do if my nintendo ds lite is scratched up? My younger sister used a pen to play it and now its scratched. What should I do?

The top surface of the lower ds screen can be replaced very cheaply. It's not the LCD screen, but the "digitizer" or touch screen.
You can get them on ebay for like $5:

If you don't have the know how to replace it yourself, maybe you can order the part and bring it to a repairman.

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you would need to replace the top screen ebay has them cheap

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a replacement shell can be bought for around £10 +

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Aug 27, 2009 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

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Your bottom lcd is busted. It'll have to be replaced.

Look online for Nintendo DS bottom lcd replacements.. Fairly cheap

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NIntendo DS Lite-Top Screen is VERY dark

Check on Ebay, u can get the TOP lcd if it's that... I have read on how to replace it, and u will need to desolder the 2 speakers from the lcd!, here is a page on how to dissasemble it!

Pimp My Console » Blog Archive » How to Disassemble a Nintendo DS Lite.

there are lots of videos on Youtube too!
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Yes, this can be fixed. You will need to replace the top LCD screen of the NDS, as the cable attaches directly to it. The speakers will need to be soldered to the new top LCD screen, as the top replacement screens usually do not come with speakers attached to it.

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On starting my Nintendo DS Lite the lower touch screen does not display any images.

you need to replace the lower lcd,(not the touch screen) pick one up on ebay for $12.00

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Jul 17, 2008 | Nintendo Video Game Consoles

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Replace the connector cord between two screens. You can buy new ones from DX Deal extreme! Carefully remove through hinge and attach securely.

Be careful not to break the fine wires connecting. Have to twist the connector cord in the correct way to make it go through hinge without damaging.

Good luck cos it is a fiddly job.

Aug 23, 2007 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

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DONT ATTEMPT TO REPLACE THE TOP SCREEN ON THE DS LITE. It is easy to replace it on the original ds, But the ds lite requires you to re-soilder the 4 speaker cables into the top screen's video ribbon cable.

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