So apparently you do not need to solder GBA when applying AGS 101 screen

Discussion in 'Other Handhelds' started by Vestrill, Jun 8, 2017.

  1. Vestrill

    Vestrill Member

    Dec 16, 2016

    Saw this YouTube video. I am not a technical person so please do not laugh at this question but is this true or did this guy just get lucky?
  2. Localhorst86

    Localhorst86 GBAtemp Maniac

    Jul 17, 2014
    Nintendo works for my dad
    I did not have to solder to get it to work either but the brightness is not ideal. In daylight the backlight is not able to "overpower" ambient lighting without the wire soldered. I haven't yet been able to solder the power wire but I hope it'll improve daylight playability (note: it's still way better than a non-lit GBA or a front lit GBA SP in regular daytime ambient lighting, but far from what the display looked in the AGS101 or clone consoles like the revo k101.
  3. slaphappygamer

    slaphappygamer Frizzle Fry

    Nov 30, 2008
    United States
    That's only on the 40 pin motherboard. The brightness will be equal to the low setting on a Gba sp101. Soldering the wire sets it at the highest gbasp101 brightness.
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