GB Color - backlight installation in UK?

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  1. Quackington
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    Hi all,

    I've been meaning to buy a Gameboy Color recently, and whilst there are lots floating around on eBay, none of the new/refurbished ones seem to have a backlight installed. Also, I've found a nice crystal case one that I'd like to get a backlight fitted in. Are there any decent places in the UK that will put this together, or is there anyone on this board that can do it? I would, of course, pay for the service...would just like a decent job done, and hopefully as close to backlight quality as the brighter, GBA SP (AGS-101, I think).

    If anyone knows where I can buy new/refurbished pre-modded ones, that'd be great.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Mickkn

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    I didn't know that it was possible to backlight mod the GBC. Only frontlight... guess i'll follow this thread :)
     
  3. raulpica

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    Indeed you can't. As far as I know.

    I suppose you're mixing things up, as the GBC can't be backlit, but only FRONT LIT, like the good ol' GBAs.

    That means you will have a result similiar to the first GBA SP.
     
  4. Quackington
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    Thanks guys. So, does / can anyone here provide such a service if I get a GBC? Or do you guys know where I can get this done in the UK?
     
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    Why not make a project out of it?
    I'ts more fun, i promise :grog:


    Instructions, here and here
     
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    Hah. Thanks for the links...but I'm totally clueless when it comes to these things. DIY? No way!
     
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    Thanks, I've seen a few already. Thing is, I'd like to get one with a transparent case. I'm going to see if I can get a pre-modded one and then get someone to do a case swap for me. Also, I've had an offer of a mod on here, so will consider it.