NGPC Backlit LCD Mod

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If anyone is on the fence about the replacement LCD's that are all over Aliexpress (for NGPC or GBC) then don't worry, they are definitely worth a shot. No soldering required either (although you do need to desolder some speaker wires that are in the way if your speaker is still glued in).

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The slightly smaller screen is the only downside, but it just takes a minute or two before you stop noticing it (as long as you get a nice bezel to cover the gap).
 

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btw, it was even less work for me. I didn't need to remove the speaker wires. The speaker + wires could easily be removed from the case without desoldering by carefully prying the speaker loose using one of those hooked-needle-on-a-stick-tools for lifting the square cover glass from a microscope slide. Found it in the box with my Fisher-Price microscope.

I have no idea what you call this tool but it is incredibly handy for picking (or prying) up tiny parts and routing tiny wires. Much better than an ordinary needle.
 

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Time for an update. There is now a new IPS replacement screen that is closer to the original's size. It is fantastic!

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It has an OSD to change the settings, you can even adjust the horizontal and vertical position which makes installing perfectly less of a concern.

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The only downside is that you now have to trim the case to fit this screen :-(

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I was just about to start a thread about these! I just finished up installing mine from Console5. It's a little closer to the first one OP posted - adjustable brightness but isn't the same size as the OEM screen, although not in a way that I can really notice while playing. (I was also sorta happy to order from a Michigan business, as Console5 is only about an hour or so away from me)

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I was a little nerve-wracked to install it, but it looks great and works with my flash cart, so I'm pretty happy with it!
 
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