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I turn my Super Nes console on and nothing happens. The light doesn't come on, seems to be not getting any power to it. Could it be the cord?

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Check the cord for output power, you can use a voltmeter for this, of it your gusty use your tongue, it wont hurt you much it's pretty close to 9 volts if I remember right. If that has power check to see if the part you plug the cord into is loose at all, it may of been broken off on the inside and needs to be re-soldered. if both of those fail you might want to check any of the connections on the main board for bad solder points. I do think it might just be a worn power supply/cord

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Well I had a problem with my super NeS console not turning on so I tried a new ac adapter and it was fine after that it could be a bad adapter like I had I hope or the worst case is that the console has died then.

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The Super Nintendo will not turn on no matter what we do! We have all the equipment we need and it's all hooked up correctly, but nothing happens. Not even blowing in it will help. What is the problem?

Does the light turn on?

If you get no light then your power cord is bad. You can get a new one on e-bay for between $8-10.

If your light turns on and you just don't get picture on the screen (screen goes black) then your game is dirty. Wipe the gold bar on the bottom of the game with a q-tip dipped in rubbing alcohol. Let it dry and try again.

If you get absolutely NOTHING on screen, it is your AV cable. You can get a new one on ebay for about $2.

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If the RF switch comes with a power cord on it, it MUST be plugged in to work. Try plugging it in.

Also check your tv settings. I don't have an HDtv but I do know they have multiple options of "inputs"
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