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Broken top screen (original DS)

The top screens hinge is cracked on one side and now the top and bottom screen do not work.

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  • Anonymous Jun 16, 2008

    my ds has a cracked hinge too. but my ds is still working. i don't know if i should get a new one or keep my old one.

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Replying to the first post:
If you have broken the ribbon cable, which is highly likely if you have broken the hinge, then the DS will not work. It does not turn on unless there is a connection to both screens. You will need to buy a new ribbon cable for it:
A useful site I found is: www.consoleparts4u.co.uk

Once you replace this then it should work for you.

Repling to th second post:

I would recommend buying a new case for it at least because the ribbon cable will break if left broken due to the strain on it.

The more expensive but easier option is to buy a new one.

Hope this helps,

Mowcius

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

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