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Sega Game Gear power problems

The sega game gear I just purchased off Ebay is having issues.  I turn the power switch to on, and the red light blinks, then turns off.  I have replaced the batteries, I have plugged in the power adapter, I have fiddled with contrast, I have shaken it, blown the cartridge, twirled a dead chicken over my head, and prayed to God, Allah, and Yaweh.  I'm giving it as a gift, and I'm sad that it's not working :-(

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Try replacing some of the capacitors, that is mostly what causes the problems in the gamegear, mine had the same problem.

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