View Full Version : new ds battery?

March 17th, 2010, 10:20 AM
I charged my DS yesterday, and today while playing on the second brightness level its already on red. Granted I have been playing it quite a bit but does this sound like I need to get get a new battery? Im only wondering because Ive had my DS for a while but dont think im anywhere near 500 charges and I seriously doubt it has to do with the device itself but Id rather shell out the 15 bucks for a new battery then sending it in to get repaired.

March 17th, 2010, 11:46 AM
Umm... how long were you playing it? Were you using wireless? Which model is it? These things are important in judging.

March 17th, 2010, 12:53 PM
Its a ds lite, i was not using wireless. Im not really sure how long i was playing it but it was for a while. Ill charge it up again and kind of keep track of how long it lasts before it goes to red.

March 18th, 2010, 8:20 PM
Playing with the volume at max and using the highest screen brightness also sucks down the juice considerably on a DS.