Can you use a...

Discussion in 'Other Consoles & Oldies' started by .Chris, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. .Chris
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    Can you use a GameBoy Advance SP replacement screen for a regular GameBoy Advance?
     
  2. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    the gba sp has a smaller screen i don't think it would fit.
     
  3. .Chris
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    removed.
     
  4. .Chris
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    Even is the screen is smaller, what about the ribbon cables?
     
  5. dilav

    dilav GBAtemp Maniac

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    GPA SP has 2 extra pins. Their pinout may not be the same.

    Edit: There is backlight/front light mods for GBA if that is what you are seeking.
     
  6. .Chris
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    Do you think it will work if I tried to remove the two extra pins?
     
  7. MajinCry

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    I think he may have a gubbed SP or a spare SP screen lying around, and wants to use that on his GBA.



    Eh..You'll be needing to do a bit of research, I guess. Google is yer friend.
    I really, really advise against taking out any pins. For all you know, those two could be important. Or not. Whatever.
    And even if you did fit the SP screen in the GBA, you'll need to do some case modding to get it to fit snugly, and not move about.
     
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