Question about Nintendo Wii Console

1 Answer

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.

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • 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 sethkavita@rediffmail.com







  • detman08 May 11, 2010

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

×

1 Answer

Yuo need to buy a new adaptor

Posted on Jul 29, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My wii was working a few days ago then I tried to turn it on today and it will not come on. I tried plugging it in to different outlets but it still will not come on. No lights will come on either.


hello,
One of two common possible problems. Either 1) Your AC adapter needs to be reset or 2) Your AC Adapter is bad.

Most power issues with the Wii can be fixed by resetting the AC adapter. You can easily reset the AC adapter by following these steps:
Unplug the Wii AC adapter at both ends (from the back of the Wii system and from the wall outlet or power strip).

The AC adapter must remain unplugged at both ends for a full 2 minutes.

After you've waited 2 minutes, plug the AC adapter into the Wii system and directly into a wall outlet, not a surge protector or power strip. If the power light comes on and stays on, then it appears resetting the AC Adapter worked.


Try to find someone with a Wii.. not that hard everyone has one. See if they will let you use the power cord.
test the cord and if that doesn't you know its inside the Wii.
Then, their are fuses inside the console one of them my have blown.You need a special screw driver.
Hope this will help..

May 31, 2010 | Nintendo Wii Console

1 Answer

No power to console


Fiend your solution direct from nintendo. Here is your solution....
http://www.nintendo.com/wiiconsole/prob676ijt65/solution


raterakash4

Jan 01, 2010 | Nintendo Wii Console

2 Answers

Does not read the disc and makes a funny noise


If there is a bad noise coming from inside of your Wii when you are trying to load a game, either there is something stuck inside of the DVD drive or a part has fallen out of place. If you feel comfortable with it -- open up the Wii and check things out. Make sure the kids didn't put anything in the drive. If you're not comfortable with it, the following website does Wii repairs and sells the whole DVD drive unit for the Wii:

http://store.richspsxparts.com/wiiredvddr.html

33a82a0.gif

Nov 17, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

1 Answer

On My Wii Fit When u click on the game and press Start it Goes ?


dont start it on the starting menu start it when playing the game

Apr 05, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

2 Answers

Can not get past language screen


We had the same issue. Select your language first by pointing the controller and hitting the "a" button. Then, point the controller down to the bottom of the screen. There is a "confirm" or "OK" at the bottom right of the screen that you can't see.

Jan 06, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

1 Answer

Error, remove disc, turn power off


In Singapore, your region is considered "Asia." The simplest way to play Wii games on a Wii from a different region was using Datel's Freeloader disc, but unfortunately Nintendo has patched their firmware blocking the use of this. There are other ways to modify your console to play games from other regions, but all carry a high pricetag and a great deal of risk, and Nintendo can patch the firmware to detect your modification and stop your system from working. You might consider importing a Wii from the UK using Play-Asia.com or a similar retailer. Best of luck!

Jan 04, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

1 Answer

Bought wii today. purchase console with 2 other games including sports that comes with it. mario and sonic game does not work. cleaned it still not working. as in your manual you advise that the wii...


First ensure you placed the game in the proper way, and that cables etc. are ok.

If both games do not work, take it at any nintendo shop, possibly the one you bought it , or an authorized Nintendo reseller, and test more games in there.

If the wii does not read any other game then the wii need replacement, being still under guaranty you will get a new one.

Oct 02, 2008 | Nintendo Video Game Consoles & Games

2 Answers

Buzz & Not reading disk


check to see if something might have gotten inside the cdrom player.

Jul 01, 2008 | Nintendo Wii Console

1 Answer

Wont come on


CALL NINTENDO IMMEDIATELY!

Dec 25, 2007 | Nintendo Wii Console

Not finding what you are looking for?
Nintendo Wii Console Logo

Related Topics:

134 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Nintendo Video Game Consoles & Games Experts

Raj Patel

Level 3 Expert

847 Answers

Troy Gorman
Troy Gorman

Level 3 Expert

508 Answers

phil

Level 2 Expert

567 Answers

Are you a Nintendo Video Game Console and Game Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...