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SP Screen the sp works fine, sound ok, reads cart etc even the backlight comes on but no graphics appear, not even thegb sign - is this a ribbon fault and easily rectifiable or is it a new screen job? cheers Gem

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Re: SP Screen

I think it is the ribbon. unless you dropped it and the LCD is cracked it could be the connection in the back of the LCD. Usually LCD are very durable and can last.

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Hi i have a Gameboy color and 1 advanced and they both have problems with the lcd screen it's so dark hard to se what's going on on it :) what's wrong ? can anyone help

you either play them under direct (sun) light or attach some kind of external light like a worm light for a game boy color/advance, but the light isn't evenly distributed. i have a halo light for my gb advance--better than nothing.
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My GBA SP was left out in the rain, and wont work

Yes, but internal composants or the screen could have been messed up. I wonder how your SP is still alive after that...

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Gameboy advance sp

well umm i havent heard of that but the only thing i could think is wrong is the actual consol itself try taking the game out blowing on the bottem and blowing on the game slot on the gameboyor if it dosent wor their are most likly somecords missing or broken in the consol so open it up and have a look around and see it their some pugs even pluged out a little

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Feb 13, 2008 | Nintendo Game Boy Advance SP Console

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GBA SP Backlight Problem

try putting a soldering iron on the joints of the backlight connection and melt the solder in place and do it for both contacts. Try this and it might just be a loose connection. Dry solder joints hapen all the time in most new electronics

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GBA SP backlight off.

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this is most likely to be a twisted ribbon cable

to fix this

1 Philips screwdriver
1 triwing screwdriver

1 open up the console

2 undo the top part and detach

3 straighten the ribbon cable

put back together

send it to Nintendo if it doesn't work

good luck

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