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Leapster L-Max touch screen issues

Good Morning. I saw your post concerning the touch screen issues you were having with your Leapster L-Max system. We have the same exact issue. The screens touch sensor does not correlate to where you touch and the calibration does not work. Were you able to resolve the issue and if so what was the solution.
Thanks in advance,
Chris

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  • zebrastripes Jun 24, 2008

    My son's L-Max also is having problems with the touch screen. You try to click on a game and it picks something else on the screen. Very frustrating for a 5 year old to understand!

  • tedmod Dec 05, 2008

    I agree, this is very frustrating. My leapster L max touch screen also does not work correctly. help!!! The screen does not always work. it seems like it is the top and the bottom of the screen. I guess it is the common areas.

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SOURCE: leapster doesn,t respond when the

for leaster 2 -
turn off unit, take out cartridge.
hold the hint button, turn unit on.
press A button, touch the stylus on all the cross hairs that appear.
power unit off when done.
power back up.
(got these from the leapfrog site and it worked for me!)

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Leapster 2 will shut off right after the "important" screen

Just called Leap Frog and apparently this is a common problem (defective screen). As long as it was purchased within a year they will replace it for free. They ask you when and where you bought it. (You have to pay to send the broken one back it was like $5). Hope this helps.

Posted on May 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Leapster L-Max with No Sound

We had the same problem and I found the speaker was broken. Radio Shack part # 273-0092 is almost a direct replacement. Under $4 and works like new now.

Posted on Jan 11, 2010

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SOURCE: Screen calibration doesn't work on Leapster 2.

CALIBRATION - summary of hints from here that eventually got our circa 2007 green leapster's screen recalibrated - in no particular order: 1) "home+hint+B" to get started, 2) "A" button next, 3) cleaned dirt from the gap between the plastic and the screen all the way around with a toothpick (seemed to be the KEY ELEMENT to get everything else to work), 4) be patient and keep trying until you see the targets - the first one should appear in the top left corner while the text is still on the screen, 5) if it doesn't work just right the first time try again, 6) unit should beep each time you press a target center.

Posted on Apr 17, 2010

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