Sega Game Gear Capacitor Replacement Service

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EUR63.28 price includes VAT
EUR51.45 price excluding VAT

Available now! (handled by our partners BetaGamma Computing in Greece)

All repair/modification work is carried out subject to our terms and conditions. Once you have placed your order, details of where to ship your hardware will be sent to your e-mail address. Prices do NOT include return postage.

Has the screen on your Sega Game gear become faint, or can you only see it when you hold the console at an awkward angle? Has the volume on the console become very quiet? If the answer to any or all of these questions is “Yes”, then it’s time to get the capacitors in your console replaced. This will restore the regular screen brightness and speaker volume, giving you many more hours of fun with your classic handheld. Our technician will use high quality Tantalum and Rubycon capacitors as replacements. Please note, capacitor replacement will not fix the following:-

1.Dead pixels (LCD Fault)

2.Vertical coloured lines in the LCD (Glass mount defect)

3.Ghosting/ghost lines (this is a limitation of the original LCD).

Please remove all batteries from your Game Gear before shipping.

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One comment

  1. Philharmonic says:

    I was just wondering if I could pick your expert brain – I bought a second hand game gear that would not power on (well it would, but only for about a second, before switching back off again) with the idea that I would replace the capacitors on it and that would solve the problem. Well, unfortunately the problem remains 🙁 I only replaced the capacitors on the main board, so I’ve decided to try and get a replacement power board to see if that fixes the issue.

    If replacing the capacitors doesn’t work, and switching for a new power board also does nothing, is there anything you can think of that I might try? Would faulty capacitors on the sound board be causing this effect?

    Thanks – sorry this isn’t related to your own store, I just thought you might be able to offer some sage advice!

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