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Wii AC adpaptor smoke coming from it.

Ok, my mother bought us Wii, bought from Asia. Kids excited offcourse. I am at work today, when my wife tells me that when she was connecting the Wii the AC power adaptor sparked and some smoke from it. She switch from the main.

Another thing this might helps is that we are in London, UK. And i ask wife for info on type opf adaptor. She told me its a Wii AC adaptor RVL 002 ?USA and has probably this is the cause has input AC 120V. 53W wriiten on it. Correct me if am wrong but UK is 220V right.

She just coudn't wait could she. Hopefully its not a disaster and i am looking to get some expert opinion as to how bad if any damage has been done and to what extend if any. I am hoping just needs a new ac adaptor and that it has not damaged the Wii itself.

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  • hunkysomi Jul 29, 2008

    thanks, Wii i have is i think US version. so you think just buying UK adaptor should be fine or should i look for a convertor as well.

  • kavita1234 Aug 20, 2008

    I faced the same problem today. The new Wii I got today only is US version with votage adaptor of AC110Vinput and DC12 v output. My son plugged it to 220 v. A sound of short came nd the wii now could not be on. WE try to on it again but there was no response.Kindly advice how much damage to the main unit could occur and what should I do

    Dr. Kavita

    India e mail

  • detman08 May 11, 2010

    your Wii A/C box may be blown out now because you need that other adapter!!



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Yuo need to buy a new adaptor

Posted on Jul 29, 2008


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