Brick Gameboy Battery issue

Discussion in 'Other Consoles & Oldies' started by rockraven500, Feb 13, 2011.

  1. rockraven500
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    rockraven500 Advanced Member

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    Nov 12, 2009
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    British Columbia
    Alright so my mother finally found the gameboy Brick she grounded me from me 7-ish years ago, it's working perfectly except for one thing, the batteries dont work, ive tried with a few batteries, so I know it's not the batteries themselves. I can use the side plug for the wall, but I want it to be portable, and take it to school [​IMG] Is this a remotely common issue I can fix myself?
     
  2. Nathan Drake

    Nathan Drake Obligations fulfilled, now I depart.

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    Jan 2, 2011
    Sounds like there is something wrong with the conductors/connectors/whatevers for the batteries. I'm not quite sure how to go about fixing it myself.
     
  3. rockraven500
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    rockraven500 Advanced Member

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    Nov 12, 2009
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    British Columbia
    Wow, you actually just saved my gameboy [​IMG] I looked at the conductors, and I noticed a small amount of corrosive acid, so i just spun my batteries in place a bunch of times and they cleared up enough to turn on, AWESOME!!!
     
  4. MushGuy

    MushGuy GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Feb 11, 2010
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    Grounded for seven years? Good thing they're not my family!
     
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