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Game gear has sound, no picture just lines

I haven't played with Game Gear in a while, put new batteries in. All I get is sound, no picture. There are lines going across the screen, regardless of the game put in. Can anyone offer suggestions as to how to fix this problem?

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  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    my game gear has audio and no video just lines running through it

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It sounds like the game gear is breaking down. i wouldn't bother repairing it as i have owned one previously and the repairman said it would cost me £30 - £40 to have it repaired and my game gear had the same problems as yours. you can replace it as there are loads of game gears to choose from on ebay.co.uk - just type game gear on search in all categories and a huge list comes up. i bought one from there a few days ago and it cost me £8.49 and that included 4 games! i hope this helps.

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