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Sound And screen problems

I have recently brought a sega game gear off ebay, the sound is very faint and can be heard through headphones or with your ear next to the speaker. Can this be fixed?
Also the screen works but have to hold it flat, when you tilt the console towards you the screen looks dark and cannot be seen properly, can this also be fixed? its not a big problem just have to hold the console at a unusual angle.

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  • 26WD Apr 29, 2008

    Scrren on console has just died, heard this can be fixed or replaces? is this the case.

  • Anonymous Jul 26, 2008

    no sound and screen problem you cant see the game on the screen for my sega game gear i but the the system in a yard sale but not working good

  • benjapr Jul 26, 2008

    my sega game gear system the sound is not working and screen problems is you can see the game.

  • wsb2bfree Apr 12, 2009

    no sound without headphones and very faintly with them.

    what is wrong

  • Cindy62707 May 11, 2010

    And where does one find the instructions to "change the capacitors common fault"?

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Change the capaitors common fault.

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