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Leapfrog- Leapster system Stylus adjust

The stylus for my leapster is not adjusted or centered to the screen. When trying to point to a name, it selects the one above. It makes the maze games or tasks requiring fine movement very frustrating.

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  • stormysmommy Oct 31, 2008

    it is very frustrating, some times you have to touch way out of the area that you qare supposed to just to get it to wsork and other times it doesnt respond at all

  • cl203888 Dec 10, 2008

    I have the same problem. But it can some time be solved by recalibrating the Leapster. To do that, hold down the "home", "hint", and "B" button when the Leapster is turn on. You may need to try a few time. If recalibration still does not take care of the problem, it may be manufacture defects.

  • pgpd324 Dec 17, 2008

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Here's a step by step recalibration:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQayGCjEdgo&feature=channel_page

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Hi,

If your Leapster does not respond to the stylus pen, it needs to be calibrated.

The following are instructions below on how to recalibrate the leapster.

1. Insert a cartridge, turn the unit on and wait for the sign-in screen to appear.

2. Hold down the Home, Hint and B buttons simultaneously.

3. When the screen changes, press the A button.

4. Using the Stylus, touch the center of the targets.

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