Note

  • Test the kit before installation! Once the display is mounted it cannot always be safely removed. We ask that you test the kit by hooking it up before removing the screen protector and before fully mounting the display.
  • LCD may break if put under too much pressure or dropped. Please exercise extreme caution when installing.


This is a tutorial for installing your IPS Game Boy Advance (GBA) Backlight into your GBA shell. Some case modification may be required for the best look.

Note: Funnyplaying recorded video instructions of the process as well.

 

LIST OF PARTS

①   Glass Screen

②   Ribbon Cable

③   IPS Backlit Screen

④   Double sided tape

⑤   Foam(Just to make it look better)

PREPARATION TOOLS: GBA KNIFE WATER PLIERS         

Screwdriver (cross x y)

REMOVE THE 7 SCREWS OF THE REAR CASE

TWO BUCKLES ARE LIFTED UP, YOU CAN PULL OUT THE CABLE.

SEPARATE THE ORIGINAL SCREEN FROM THE CASE AND USE A HAIR DRYER IF NECESSARY IT IS EASIER TO REMOVE AFTER HEATING.

MODIFY THE FRONT CASE WITH A WATER PLIERS.

 

①   Use the water pliers to remove the protruding part of the red line mark.

②   The screen area is enlarged one turn, otherwise the outer casing will block Some screens display content. 

BEFORE CHANGE & AFTER  CHANGE

 

PAY ATTENTION TO DETAILS

BEFORE THE SCREEN IS CHANGED TO THE RIGHT, THE SCREEN ON THE RIGHT SIDE IS BLOCKED BY THE OUTER CASING.

 

AFTER THE CHANGE

THE MODIFIED OUTER CASING IS SEALED WITH A SEALING RUBBER RING.

 

NEXT, PREPARE THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE CABLE AND THE MOTHERBOARD. AND BRIGHTNESS ADJUSTMENT WELDING METHOD.

 

THE SEL POINT OF THE CABLE IS CONNECTED TO THE TP2 POINT OF THE MOTHERBOARD.

 

L AND R POINTS ARE CONNECTED TO THE L R CORRESPONDING TO THE MAIN BOARD

 

40-PIN MOTHERBOARD DIRECTLY LINKS THE MOTHERBOARD 

32-PIN MOTHERBOARD AS SHOWN BELOW

32 NEEDLES FOLDED INWARD

40-PIN INTERFACE FOLDED DOWN

A LAYER OF INSULATING PLASTIC FILM ON THE BACK OF THE SCREEN DON'T TEAR IT OFF.

AFTER THE MOTHERBOARD IS CONNECTED TO THE CABLE, CONNECT THE SCREEN. AND PUT THE BOTTOM CASE AND BATTERY FOR TESTING.

 

①   LIKE THIS, PLUG IN THE BOOT TEST SCREEN IS THERE A DISPLAY。

②   TEAR OFF THE PROTECTIVE FILM PREPARE TO SECURE THE SCREEN TO THE FRONT CASE.

PEEL THE ADHESIVE TAPE OF THE OUTER CASING, ALIGN IT WITH THE SCREEN AND STICK IT ON THE OUTER CASING.

INSTALL THE BUTTON CONDUCTIVE ADHESIVE ON THE FRONT CASE

 

PUT THE FOAM INTO THE GAP BETWEEN THE CABLE AND THE MOTHERBOARD PLAY A BEAUTIFUL AND INSULATING ROLE

 

BOARD THE MOTHERBOARD SCREWS AND PUT THE SIDEBAR SWITCH LR BUTTON AFTER HOMING, INSTALL THE BACK COVER AND FINALLY ATTACH THE LENS.