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NDS powers on then back off

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I have got a replacement top screen off ebay to replace on a friends NDS lite. When I took it apart I realised that the speakers had to be soldered back onto the new screen and did not have a solder iron. I put it back togeather but when I turned it on the power came on but no bottom screen. Again I took it apart and back again. This time it turned on for a sec, bottom screen flashed white then off. Apart again and now the NDS power light comes on for 2 secs then it goes off. The DS charges fine but same problem. I want to get it back to the way it was before proceeding with the replacement of the top screen. I have changed screens in PSPs and Mobile phones but these DS seem a bit more tricky. Any advice would be grateful

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I think you have answered that question yourself but what i would do, find a game repaireshop near by, and they will repair anything to do with game consoles, it should cost too much either, so its either them or the trash or try your pot look, learn a bit more and you might probably be able to fix it yourself, dont give up just yet, believe in yourself and concentrate

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