CleanAmp v1.2 Audio Amplifier for Game Boy - RetroSix

SKU: CAA1808
$9.99 USD
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Take your Game Boy restoration to the next level with the custom built, ultra-efficient and clean audio class D amplifier designed in-house by RetroSix. The CleanAmp replaces the original audio amplifier and speaker of the Game Boy Original, Color, Pocket or Advance with a modern smooth and crazy loud class D amplifier and speaker.


  • Universal - Can be used in any Game Boy Console
  • Hear your game boy across the room
  • v1.2 includes larger solder pads for easier installation
  • The puresilence upgrade is built into v1.2 for the Game Boy Advance, giving complete silence when the volume wheel is turned all the way down, both in headphones and to the speaker.
  • Basic soldering skills and tools required, speaker sold separately.
  • Hook-up wire required
  • Compatible with original headphone jack, sound stops when plugging in headphones.


  • 1 x CleanAmp v1.2 PCB version


Basic soldering skills and tools required. *Please use 28-30 AWG stranded core wire to install. Anything thicker may cause the solder pads to lift*



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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 151 reviews
Bob M.
small but works!

This tiny (and it is tiny) lil thing did the trick on my old DMG. It was a bit finicky to solder but once is was in the bleeps and bloops were bleepin and bloopin!


this is a horrible product. the pads immediately ripped off on mine. support was useless, they blamed me for having the “incorrect temperature of the soldering iron”. they said it needed to be at 365 degrees. mine was at around 350. garbage quality board, garbage support. all around garbage. avoid this at all costs.

great little amp

this is not easy task to attack on when installing this chip to your dmg or any other gameboy. but once install you will be amaze of the power of this amp put out.

Mike Q.
Exactly as described.

I'm now afraid to set it to the "louder" option after having installed it normally and seeing how much louder it became normally.

Don’ buy for GBA SP

The cleanamp audio amplifier, while a good idea, just doesn’t work for a GBA SP. The speaker you would need is too thick for a GBA SP causing the buttons to be loose and may even crack your shell. Even after taking some flush cutters to the rim, the speaker, it was still too thick. When I contacted support they told me I bought the wrong one, yet, the speaker in the picture of the installation instructions is the one I bought. The SP speaker has no cables so it wouldn’t work for this mod. Also the sound quality with this amp is horrible, even with the dehum/de hiss kit. Buy, instead, helder’s audio amp mod as it fits perfectly in the shell and works with the original speaker

We are sorry you are unhappy with your purchase. I believe support has since cleared this up with you and resolved the matter.

Joseph Dunford
could have been better

Had lifts in the traces. So, I scraped further back onto to the flex cable and soldered the wires directly to the area I scraped. The sound isn't much louder even after recap and 680uf 6.3v cap upgrade as well. I fear it's the way I had to install so I will have to order a new one when i get the extra money.

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