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Game Boy Color capacitor set - upgrade old worn out caps

Retro Gaming Parts

Regular price $6.00

Set of 3 Panasonic Surface Mount Electrolytic Capacitors - GBC upgrade

High quality SMD capacitor replacement/upgrade set for your Game Boy Color system.

Help fix issues with low audio, system noise, image issues, LCD screen issues and many other faults. It is a good idea to replace all the caps on these consoles now even just for maintenance purposes, to ensure video and audio work for years to come.

The power capacitor in this set has been upgraded from 100uf 6.3v to 680uf 6.3v to help get rid of system noise, which can be exacerbated by modern modifications such as IPS backlit screens, amplifiers and battery charging upgrades.

These S Series capacitors (originally used by Nintendo) have a 40°C to 80°C operating temp and lifetime rating of 1000 hours @ 85°C. This far exceeds the operating temperatures of the GBC.

All capacitors are Panasonic S series, surface mounted and are polarized (black side is negative)

Includes:

1 x 680uf 6.3v cap (replacement for 100uf 6.3v cap) Location C32

1 x 100uf 4v cap Location C38

1 x 22uf 16v cap Location C35

GBC Capacitor Kit

Not included:

A Triwing and Phillips screwdriver set to open up the console. 

Requirements:

- GBC motherboard

- Soldering iron and soldering knowledge/experience

- Good quality solder

- Flux

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Adam

An absolute must have if your looking at modding your Gameboy color with any ips,amp or even to use a flash cart. You NEED to re-cap or risk your device not turning on eventually
Highly recommended