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Using an European (220 volt) DS Lite Console in America (110 volt)

I work in Europe but I live in Latin America (Venezuela). Recently I bought a Nintendo DS Lite Console for my little child in Madrid (220 volt) in one famous department store (El Corte Ingles) and they assured me that I can use the console in my country with 110 volt without problem, they told me that I just have to get an outlet adaptor for the power connector and that's it.

Is this true? Can I charge this console with 110 volt without problem?

I am worry about this? Please if anyone can help me with this I would appreciate that.

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  • romerojli Feb 15, 2008

    Would be longer the charging time or is there another consequence?

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Yes this can be charged using a 110 volt with no problems. However you do need the outlet conversion plug in order for you to be able to plug it in to your wall. These can be bought at any major electronics store in your area.

Posted on Feb 14, 2008

  • Benjamin Kenny
    Benjamin Kenny Feb 15, 2008

    I dont think it would change the charge time. If it does it would be very minimal. There should be no consequence at all.

    Regards

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