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Game Boy DMG RIPS LCD V3 Backlight | Front PCB

Game Boy | DMG | Original Collection by Hand Held Legend

$67.99 USD Sale price

Compare at $74.99 USD

Regular price $67.99 USD

A full size modern IPS backlight for your original DMG game boy. Although more expensive than a regular game boy v3 backlight, this LCD is a formidable upgrade and has a PCB replacement for those of you who may be looking for a replacement LCD. There is finally a solution for those who have broken or damaged their LCD or ribbon cable during a backlight installation.

 **No more color pallette issue with V3**
**Improved D-pad function and new IPS LCD with V3***

  • Only speaker soldering required (not included). Almost solderless.
  • V3 Aligning bracket available here (sold separately)
  • RGB capability, choose from 8 different colors with a press of a button. Choose between white, blue, purple, red, green and yellow, black & white, and 2 other color modes.
  • Some minor case modification required to use use traditional glass/plastic lense (2 posts and a ridge need to be removed) 
  • New PCB replacement with A/B, D-Pad and Start/Select contacts, buttons not included
  • Brightness adjustment replaces contrast wheel)
  • Adds some color to your gray/black pixel pallet 
  • Contacts for a new speaker. Speaker must be soldered upon installation.

Includes:

  • IPS LCD
  • Display module
  • flex cable for connecting to old back pcb
  • Adhesive mounting strip
TFT VS. IPS


TFT

IPS

General information

Works when the backlight is off, and will look similar to the stock display.

Only works when the backlight is on.

Outdoors

Visible outdoors and indoors, even in bright light.

Poor visibility outdoors or in bright light.

Power

Very power efficient.

Higher power consumption relative to TFT and stock displays.

Image

Crisp image, but not to the same degree as an IPS display.
Viewing angles quickly lose quality.

More crisp in presentation relative to the TFT display.
Viewing angles retain color and sharpness.

Installation

Essentially a drop-in kit that doesn’t require any shell modification. The mod can be undone if desired.
No soldering needed.

Requires shell modification, some of which can be seen in clear shells. Due to the shell modifications, the mod is not able to be undone.
Soldering needed to enable the brightness control.

Install

Click on the link below to show installation instructions in presentation form.

https://spark.adobe.com/page/xFGdbhZtoIHv2/

Note: Commission may be earned from the links provided above

A full size modern IPS backlight for your original DMG game boy. Although more expensive than a regular game boy v3 backlight, this LCD is a formidable upgrade and has a PCB replacement for those of you who may be looking for a replacement LCD. There is finally a solution for those who have broken or damaged their LCD or ribbon cable during a backlight installation.

 **No more color pallette issue with V3**
**Improved D-pad function and new IPS LCD with V3***

  • Only speaker soldering required (not included). Almost solderless.
  • V3 Aligning bracket available here (sold separately)
  • RGB capability, choose from 8 different colors with a press of a button. Choose between white, blue, purple, red, green and yellow, black & white, and 2 other color modes.
  • Some minor case modification required to use use traditional glass/plastic lense (2 posts and a ridge need to be removed) 
  • New PCB replacement with A/B, D-Pad and Start/Select contacts, buttons not included
  • Brightness adjustment replaces contrast wheel)
  • Adds some color to your gray/black pixel pallet 
  • Contacts for a new speaker. Speaker must be soldered upon installation.

Includes:

  • IPS LCD
  • Display module
  • flex cable for connecting to old back pcb
  • Adhesive mounting strip
TFT VS. IPS


TFT

IPS

General information

Works when the backlight is off, and will look similar to the stock display.

Only works when the backlight is on.

Outdoors

Visible outdoors and indoors, even in bright light.

Poor visibility outdoors or in bright light.

Power

Very power efficient.

Higher power consumption relative to TFT and stock displays.

Image

Crisp image, but not to the same degree as an IPS display.
Viewing angles quickly lose quality.

More crisp in presentation relative to the TFT display.
Viewing angles retain color and sharpness.

Installation

Essentially a drop-in kit that doesn’t require any shell modification. The mod can be undone if desired.
No soldering needed.

Requires shell modification, some of which can be seen in clear shells. Due to the shell modifications, the mod is not able to be undone.
Soldering needed to enable the brightness control.

Install

Click on the link below to show installation instructions in presentation form.

https://spark.adobe.com/page/xFGdbhZtoIHv2/

Note: Commission may be earned from the links provided above

Customer Reviews

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Definitive experience
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Great equipment, easy to install!
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Fanastic Mod upgrade!