Electrician Training Electrical Certification wiring recessed light fixtures Electrical Wiring Electrical Troubleshooting and Electrical Repairs wire outdoor light fixture Home Electrical Wiring Diagrams
wiring home generator and transfer switch wiring a 220 volt range cord outlet Wiring for GFCI Outlets Wiring Outlets and a Switched Outlet Wiring and Installing Ceiling Fans and Remote Controls wire dimmer switch wiring diagrams for switches wiring a dryer cord and 220 outlet circuit breaker panel
Electrical Wire and Cable

electrical-wiring
electrical-repairs

Power Adapter for a Nintendo DSi Video Game

Using the Right Size Power Adapter for a Video Game – The voltage and mA output are essential to maintain the acceptable power requirements for the video game.

Power Adapter for a Nintendo DSi Video Game

Power Adapter Question: I have a DC5V output from the wall adapter going into a DC4.6V Nintendo DSivideo game.

Will the extra .4V cause damage to the DSI in the short/long term?

Many thanks in advance for your expert help.

Thank You,
James
Brooklyn, NY

Background: James, a Homeowner from Brooklyn, NY

Additional Comments: It is great that you take the time and effort to supply valuable info for free- Thanks for that

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your power adapter question James.

The Power Adapter for a Nintendo DSi Video Game

The Following will assist you with your electrical question:

For more information about Other Electrical Issue
Home Electrical Wiring

This link is helpful as a Homeowner
Do-It-Yourself Electrical

Make sure not to miss these Resources for: More about Outlets
Wiring Outlets



Learn How to Wire it Right with my
Complete Guide to Home Electrical Wiring
Perfect for Homeowners, Students,
Handyman, Handywomen, and Electricians
Includes:
Wiring GFCI Outlets
Wiring Home Electrical Circuits
120 Volt and 240 Volt Outlet Circuits
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Electric Range
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Dryer Cord and Dryer Outlet
How to Troubleshoot and Repair Electrical Wiring
Wiring Methods for Upgrading Electrical Wiring
Electrical Codes for Home Electrical Wiring
....and much more.

» Click here to learn more about Home Electrical Wiring «
  repair electrical wiring  


MORE ABOUT THIS TOPIC: low voltage, Nintendo NDSi, Power Supply

Frequently Asked Questions and Comments

Questions about Power Adapter for a Nintendo DSi Video Game


» Leave a Comment or Ask a Question
» Return to the Top of this Page


  1. Keith M says:

    I have read many of your articles about using the proper power supply. I am trying to replace a power supply (INPUT: 100-240V, 50-60Hz, 0.8A; OUTPUT: 15V, 1600mA), but am finding it very difficult. As you had mentioned in this article “The voltage and mA output are essential”, is the input important as well? I have seen many replacement supplies similar to my model (SAW24-138-1500) with the Input as a single value (within the range), does that matter?

    • Dave Rongey says:

      Hi Keith,
      It is best to find a replacement power supply with the same Input and Output specifications, or one that specifically states that the power supply is fully compatible with the specific device that you are providing power for. A power supply that is UL rated and comes with a warranty is very helpful as as well.

COMMENTS and QUESTIONS

» See the FAQs about Power Adapter for a Nintendo DSi Video Game
» Return to the Top of this Page



Add your Comment or Quick Electrical Question about:
Power Adapter for a Nintendo DSi Video Game


To Ask a Detailed Question Click Here:Home Electrical Question and get an Instant Reply.

It helps to provide the following within your Quick Electrical Question:

Please Include the following:
  • Your Location:
  • Your State, Country or General Location
  • Your Project:
  • What is being wired?
  • Device or Equipment Brand Name and Model #
  • Your Home Dwelling, or Location of the Project:
  • Is this a Home, Apartment, Condo, Flat, etc.?
  • About how old is the dwelling?
  • About You, Are you a:
  • Homeowner
  • Electrician or Contractor
  • Inspector
  • Student or Teacher
Remember, The more info I have, the better I can help you!
Thank You So Much.