External GBA lights?

Discussion in 'GBA - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by demoncatursday, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. demoncatursday
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    I'm planning on buying a GB Micro, but in the meantime I wanted to get a backlight for my GBA, but they're expensive and hard to find. (And frankly, I'd rather not drop so much cash on my GBA when I'm gonna get a Micro within the next year)

    But I saw that there were External lights for around 5 bucks, but from what I've read they aren't that good (Except one of them, but it's bulky and takes a lot of batteries, instead of running off of the gba), the reviews saw the light is yellow, not white and it makes the games hard to see. Are there any good ones around?
     
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    The most effective GBA light I ever used was this one - http://www.amazon.com/Radica-Gamester-Flood-Game-Boy-Advance/dp/B0000640A1

    It was super bulky and heavy, basically doubled the width of the GBA so it was no longer pocketable, and I'm pretty sure it sucked the batteries dry even when the unit was turned off. But man did it work well. I gave it away to someone over at SCdev years ago after I bought myself a DS Phat and retired the original GBA, though I still have my GBA Worm Light to use in a pinch.