3.0" Laminated IPS Kit for GBA SP - Funnyplaying

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SKU: GBA1594
Pickup available at 519 Davisville Rd.

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Add this 3.0" Laminated IPS Kit for GBA SP to your Game Boy Advance SP to make your play more enjoyable with a modern display, featuring enhanced brightness, color and clarity! 


  • More display effects and Mixed frame switch
  • 8 Levels of brightness
  • Shell modification required on non-IPS and OEM shells.
  • Supports brightness adjustment, soldering required
  • Test the kit before installation! Once the display is mounted it cannot always be safely removed. We ask that you test the kit by hooking it up before removing the screen protector and before fully mounting the display.
  • Logo text on lens is holographic.



    • 1x 3.0 Laminated IPS LCD with adhered lens (See Warnings)
    • 1x PCB ribbon cable
    • 1x Foam
    • 1x Wire
    • 1x Insulation foam strip


    OSD Controls: 

    • Long hold the brightness button to open the OSD
    • Press the button once to change the currently highlighted option
    • Long hold the brightness button again to switch highlighted options
    • To close the OSD simply don't press the brightness button for 5 seconds


    • You do not need to purchase a separate lens. Removing pre-adhered lens from LCD can result in damage to the LCD and will void product warranty. If you received an extra lens in your order, this was likely a included plastic lens with a shell and should NOT be placed on top of the pre-adhered lens.
    • Test before installation! When you receive a backlight/LCD kit, you should perform a dry run before installing to assure that nothing has been damaged in transit. A dry run or test fit means the kit is not installed in the shell. This includes the use of adhesives, brackets, and any performed soldering. All ribbon cables should have no bends or creases in them. If you are unsure how to perform a dry run, please contact our support team and we will be happy to help. Backlight kits that have been installed are not eligible for replacement or return.
    • LCD may break if put under too much pressure or dropped. Please exercise extreme caution when installing.
    Shipping Information

    Our on-line store is open 24/7 and we ship Monday through Friday, excluding some holidays. Most products ship within 1 business day from our warehouse in Pennsylvania USA. Orders will be shipped in the order they are received. Please select a shipping speed according to your needs.

    About Us

    Hand Held Legend is committed to keeping retro gaming alive and better than ever. Upgrade your childhood consoles with modern tech. We strive for excellence in all that we do and aim to serve our customers well.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 159 reviews
    Alex Urbano
    Works really well but...

    When I first got the screen I ran a dry test on it and it looked great so I installed it but after about a month of use these lines began to show up.

    Pietro Negri

    It’s simply so stylish and beautiful to look at. I had no problems with the shipping, and also with the installation. It’s probably a bit difficult to insert the ribbon cable, but that’s something that applies to all screens. Definitely recommended.

    Rachel Gaudreault

    Works as it should. Tested it first as suggested before installing. Excellent product. No issues installing except for glueing the ribbon cable part which I manage to fix, but then again, I bought a shell that was made for this screen. So everything fit perfectly. Thanks again!

    Jayson Holgado
    Breathing new life to my old GBA SP

    i ordered an IPS screen from Amazon and it was DOA. went with this one through a lot of recommendations from different youtubers and it works great! might pick up a new shell as well!!

    Szalai Zoltán

    3.0" Laminated IPS Kit for GBA SP - Funnyplaying

    Austin Hahn
    Fanatic screen

    Installed the screen in my old game boy I'm updating and it look amazing. I love the bigger screen and it's much more vibrant than the old one

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