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I saw that it said they recommend the prestige shells which is all good and well. It also says that it can be used with the original shell with some modification to the battery compartment. This is true, but instead of removing the battery separating plastic, you are going to need ti just take it all out and the shell will need a hole. Even without any plastic and directly on the motherboard, the battery is super tight and barely closes with the cover.
If you plan on getting this, make sure you are okay with doing that large modification or just get the prestige shell. Can’t say how the prestige shell fits since I don’t have it. I attached picture of what you need to do to the original shell so you are aware of what you need to do.
I love to see that the GBP is finally getting some power mods and this has the potential to be awesome but there are 2 big fitment issues that makes this an unfinished product to me. Maybe the production run came out different that the prototypes but even with the lower 2 case screws out and using a retrosix shell that this is supposed to drop into, the battery door does not close. There then is also a gap between the shell halves too because of the 2 missing screws.
My hope would be in the future they either make a better mold for the shell for this mod as it is with the 2 screws in the battery compartment counter sunk to fit under the battery and a bit more depth to the battery compartment to have this be a true drop in mod.
I really do like the idea but am not a fan of the execution of this one. I would personally wait for a version 2 of this.
CleanJuice Game Boy Pocket Air Wireless Battery Pack