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My Sega Game Gear had no sound and the screen shows horizontal and vertical lines instead of the game image. This happens with any game i try. I can recognize the colors and layout game in the garbled lines (eg. pac man yellow, sonic blue, the columns playfield). Also, the lines move when i move the controller in a way that's consistent with the game play. Can this be fixed by replacing the capacitors, or is this a more serious problem. Is there a list of replacement capacitors for the sega game gear?

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You need an RF Switch. Any kind will do. Sega model 3035 came with your console. Sega model 1603 or Nintendo NES-003 will also work. The RCA plug goes in the back of the console and the lead that looks like cable tv goes on the tv. If your tv does not have the right connection you can purchase an a/v cable that will work.

Posted on Dec 03, 2007

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try adjusting the brightness knob on the system. i once had that same problem with mine. The ccfl tube (the main battery drain problem in most portables) might be burnt out or something. You can replace it with LED's i think.

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

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might need a new headphone jack due to rough handling or a new volume pot. try plugging in headphones and wriggling them gently to see if you get sound, if that does not work try fiddling the volume knob, whichever gives a burst of sound will show you which needs to be replaced.

Posted on Feb 19, 2008

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Go to this link.

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Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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There should be regular av cables and wall adapter for it. Mine came with the wrong cords and that might of happened to you. So if you don't know the av cables go in the back of the tv and plug's in the back of the sega. and the wall adapter goes in the wall. If you don't have the cords than get them off line. Type in:

http://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&keywords=sega+genesis+cords&tag=googhydr-20&index=aps&hvadid=2858659671&ref=pd_sl_8zrz6m8bxu_b

cut and paste it online and you can get them.

Posted on Jul 18, 2009

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