Game Boy Color TFT Backlight | Glass Lens | Spacers

Game Boy Color | GBC Collection by Hand Held Legend

$54.99 USD Sale price

Regular price $54.99 USD

An easy to use drop-in kit to upgrade your Game Boy Color! Don't want to take the risk modding your childhood console? Pick up an already modded GBC here.

  • No shell modification required
  • Custom glass GBC screen/lens included (appropriate window mask)
  • Get a white glass screen here
  • Beautiful LCD with backlight
  • No soldering required
  • No case modification required
  • Includes shielding sticker for the back of the PCB
  • 5 level touch brightness controller
  • Spacers included (matches height of provided tft LCD)
  • GBC console not included
  • Double sided foam adhesive is not required and is mean to help center lens if not using spacers. 

The touch controller can be placed near the top of the console near the IR data transfer window.

The display area is slightly smaller than the original so a custom lens must be used to mask properly.

Warning

Warning: LCD may break under pressure or if dropped. We recommend you exercise care when installing this product.

 TFT VS IPS

Comparison of TFT and IPS displays:


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.
Installation

Installation

Video on YouTube: Game Boy Color TFT LCD kit (15m59s)

Presentation:

Game Boy Color TFT LCD Installation

Note: Commission may be earned from the links provided above

An easy to use drop-in kit to upgrade your Game Boy Color! Don't want to take the risk modding your childhood console? Pick up an already modded GBC here.

  • No shell modification required
  • Custom glass GBC screen/lens included (appropriate window mask)
  • Get a white glass screen here
  • Beautiful LCD with backlight
  • No soldering required
  • No case modification required
  • Includes shielding sticker for the back of the PCB
  • 5 level touch brightness controller
  • Spacers included (matches height of provided tft LCD)
  • GBC console not included
  • Double sided foam adhesive is not required and is mean to help center lens if not using spacers. 

The touch controller can be placed near the top of the console near the IR data transfer window.

The display area is slightly smaller than the original so a custom lens must be used to mask properly.

Warning

Warning: LCD may break under pressure or if dropped. We recommend you exercise care when installing this product.

 TFT VS IPS

Comparison of TFT and IPS displays:


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.
Installation

Installation

Video on YouTube: Game Boy Color TFT LCD kit (15m59s)

Presentation:

Game Boy Color TFT LCD Installation

Note: Commission may be earned from the links provided above

Customer Reviews

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N.M.
Excellent product
J
J.G.
Easy to install. Works Great!
R
R.V.
Easiest Mod I've Done To Date!
R
R.T.
Worth every penny
L
L.G.
Fast, easy, simple.
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A.T.
Very good looking screen