Game Boy Advance SP Power Port

  • $2.99 USD

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A Tricky Soldering Job - Time Will Tell How Well It Holds Up!

I installed this charging port as part of a larger GBA SP repair & upgrade project. When I received the SP, the OEM charging port was very finicky and would not actively charge on the power adapter for more than a half second. This replacement port is solid and well-designed. Be prepared to trim, then bend the legs of the port to sit more flush on the motherboard once they are soldered to the board. This is a tricky job, as there is not much space between the legs of the port and it is easy to bridge solder points, so be patient and you'll be successful. Also, before soldering, make sure to position the port so that it sits flush with the port opening on your shell. Otherwise, you will be connecting the adapter to the port at an awkward angle, which can create unnecessary pressure and damage / loosen the port over time. Time will tell how well I soldered the port on, but it's a well-made part, and here's to hoping it holds up over time.