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by mbannick
Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: Backlighting DMG vs. Pocket
Replies: 1
Views: 5224

Re: Backlighting DMG vs. Pocket

It's due to the fact the original gameboy ran on 4 AA batteries and the pocket runs on 2 AAA batteries. So there is more power for the backlight to draw on.
by mbannick
Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:25 pm
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: Game Gear led mod issues
Replies: 2
Views: 5374

Re: Game Gear led mod issues

and I'm dumb :P. Seems I had a positive and negative switched around. This thread can be locked.
by mbannick
Tue Oct 16, 2012 4:48 pm
Forum: Handheld Hacking
Topic: Game Gear led mod issues
Replies: 2
Views: 5374

Game Gear led mod issues

So I had a game gear laying around and decided to try this out. Seemed simple enough but for the life of me I haven't been able to get the lights to light up (there is sound and the system turns on). What am I doing wrong? I bought some 5mm 3.3v leds and a packet of 33 ohm 1/2 watt resistors from ra...