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Ds won't power up

Hi I hope you can save my bacon... I replaced my daughters ds case nps but the ds has lost sound I can her out of the headphones but not top speakers I tested these speakers with my sons ds lower board and they r fine, but worse than that before puting the back cover on to test the sound out I accidently put the battery on the terminals the wrong way round & now the ds wont come on,the orange charge light flashes for 1 sec then nothing. I have a spare ds broken (dropped down loo) and Im a compatent solderer if you could point me in the right direction that would be really help full as my 6yr old daughter is looking at me like death warmed up and the wife has put a no sex ban into action till I get it fixed. Regards Steve

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    Sorry forgot to say I have tried another battery still no joy

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Hello Steve, Maybe this can help! For the ds, when you removed the origanal case, it probably unhooked the speaker wires, i get this theory because the ds is like a computer because just like a sound card, it has different sound channels(there's one problem down). Next, you said that you switched the battery terminals, this probably fried the battery, but not completely,thus, leading to it reading for a second but then dying. I suggest that you buy a new ds battery, you can get one of these at a local bestbuy, wal mart, or even target. Again, i hope that this helped.

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