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When you switch on the DS, the bottom screen flashes like a camera flash but it then turns itself off. Broken right side hinge, but it has worked for months with broken hinge.

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  • Anonymous Aug 14, 2008

    Same here... but my hinge is not broken

  • deob Sep 21, 2008

    I change the case after that when i turn my DS on the green ight show thaen the tocuh screen flashes then the machine turns off.

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By putting the case together you've short circuit the black wire with the powerconnector. Open the bottom case and check the wire. Check Fuses F1 and F2. 99,9% change that one of them is blown out. Replacements can be found on the Internet

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