Do you protect your DS in any way??

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  1. redwood1

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    I've just been perusing dealExtreme again and am wondering which case(s) are best to protect the screens on the DS and to prevent the hinges from accidental damage (or the whole console?) Any thoughts? At the minute I'm thinking of having a silicone case with a carrying bag for it as I dont have any accessories..would love input please as I'm a bit wet behind the ears when it comes to gaming :rolleyes:
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    After losing one DS to a hinge break (re-cased it and the same hinge broke a second time) I use something similar to this to add strength to the hinge and hopefully prevent a repeat break.
     
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    I bought a crystal case off e-bay & it works great,it came with four screen protectors.
     
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    Yes....like others ^^^, DS crystal case as reviewed here.
    After nearly a year's use, it has managed to protect my DSliote brilliantly :thumbsup:.
     
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    I use one of these:

    http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.2377

    Looks a lot better in real life and holds the DS night and tight, although I reckon I might get one of those crystal cases for when I'm using the DS out and about.

    How are people's hinges breaking? From dropping the DS or just through day to day use? I am aware that it's a problem with the DS but am unsure how it's happening.
     
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    Mine rarely leaves the house and get's treated with great care(even open and close the thing carefully), hinge still cracked though so I think if it's going to happen it's pretty inevitable.
     
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    Both of my white ones broke from regular use, one one each of the hinges.. .. .. I've seen so many pics of identical breaks, especially the right hinge, that I suspect a manufacturing issue.. .. .. ..
     
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    Thanks for the Heads up!

    Just coughed up £2.96 for one on eBay..............:D

    That's 1p + £2.95 Post from Hong Kong .....

    Don't know if it'll be any good - but for £2.96 --- I can allways store paper clips in it !!

    Here's the Add: It includes 2 X screen protectors and a cleaning cloth :clap:

    Just d click it for a stunning out of focus .jpg !! :rotfl:
     

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    Arrived in 6 days - case a nice snug fit - screen protectors fine....

    Best £2.96 I've spent for ages ---- GET ONE !!! :D

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    I've never considered any a clear armoured cases before, but at £2.96 it would be rude not to. :)
     

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