Question about Nintendo DS Lite Console
The screen is blank and white when I turn it on and is not working. The bottom screen is working fine though.
It's a poor connection to your top screen that's your problem, the issue is either that the conection is loose that holds the top screen ribbon cable to the board or that the ribbon cable to the top screen is damaged and will require replacing
Posted on Mar 02, 2008
If you top screen is blank white like mine try this;
one day my little brother and i were trying to play and he turned it on and moved it in a position and it started working but it has to stay in that spot
Posted on Aug 18, 2010
One of my friends dogs chewed my ds light and the screen went blank and i can't do anything i tred to charge it but that didn't work do i have to get a new one one more thing the top screen is almost in two now does that mean i do need a new one?
Posted on Sep 14, 2008
Wow, there are some interesting thoughts. Here is a quick way to tell if it's your ciable connection that is the problem. It doesn't matter which device you have, the hardware is basically the same. Hold and press the lower area of the frame for the top video screen. You may need to move your fingers around and press, but not too hard. If you see colorful lines coming and going, then you have a connection problem. Some people are lucky and are able to fix this by simply sliding the screen downward toward the touch screen. Others will need to open their ds/dsi/lite/3ds and physically reconnect or tighten the cable. The unlucky will have to replace the cable (much cheaper) than a new ds. The unluckiest will need a new screen. Their is a video on YouTube on how to replace the top screen that is very easy to follow. Have confidence. You can use the same tutorial for either system. A few things will be a few cm off but just use your gut and wear some glasses. You can do it. A small phillips and a small flathead screwdriver are all you need. Good luck.
And for those that claim the DS and any of its predecessors are junk, you need to step back and gain more experience on game consoles and electronics in general before you make that assumption. I have a household of gamers and every system going back to the days of commodore. I have replaced the ps2 2 times, ps3 1 time, Xbox 360 3 times, Xbox 360 elite 2 times.
However, i've not once had to replace my super Nintendo (22 years old) Nintendo 64 (16 years old), Nintendo GameCube (10 years old), nintendo wii (5 years old), Nintendo dsi (3 years old) and now we have a 3ds. As with any manufactured electronic, there are defective items that are sold in retail stores which will replace or repair the item depending on the company. If you bought it pre-owned, as I bought my Nintendo 64 and Wii, that's a risk you simply take. Do not bash a company for one device. My son is almost six now and has toted his dsi religiously for 3 years and has dropped it dozens of times in the worst ways, he has left it outside overnight and exposed it to the heavy Mississippi morning dew and this dsi has just kept going. I highly recommend Nintendo gaming consoles to everyone. Just have more experience with the products before some parent sees you bashing it and some kid gets cheated out of their first ds system. We love the games on other consoles too, but the only one cheating children is you.
Posted on May 11, 2012
I have solution about that.
1. if it happened cause supercard. try this!
1. download wifime
2. reflash your supercard with this tool
3. enjoy again!!
Posted on Sep 20, 2008
HTH means Hope This Helps
Posted on Jul 24, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
this happened to my friend. she sometimes got really mad and tapped the touch screen too hard. try contacting nintendo. they helped me a lot.
Posted on Mar 29, 2009
the problem may be that the screen cord may have been cut from the bottom screen so that is why you cant see the top screen so go get it checked by gamestop or other video game stores
Posted on Sep 30, 2010
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