Introduction: Game Boy Color Teardown

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A few years ago I took apart my Game Boy Color, but didn't do anything with it. I thought by posting this maybe someone can use this information. I might, if I get the time, do something with my Game Boy Color, but until then, here is the slideshow. I took these pictures with a decent camera, so I hope you like it!

This is also posted, with extremely high-quality pictures, on my blog.


rogerhughes000 (author)2014-10-10

I have the exact same color Gameboy color

me too.

Schmidty16 (author)2012-07-26

i have 3 gameboy advanced sp

RMConstruction (author)2009-10-03

OMG! i have the exact gameboy color as that! Its somewhere around here anyway... have 2 gameboy advance SP's now... dnt ask how... plus ds lite, ps2 and wii.

Redgerr (author)RMConstruction2010-07-08

honestly i dont see a point to your comment as it simply sounds like bragging... if you left it as "OMG! i have the exact gameboy color as that! Its somewhere around here anyway... " it would have been a very funny comment and i would have said that... anyhow, hope your enjoying all your stuff. cheers.

RMConstruction (author)Redgerr2010-07-08

Lol, somebody is peeved...

Lucky....You make me jealous.

cyrozap (author)2010-07-06

Theoretically, yes, but it wouldn't be of much use. You would have to get/make your own driver circuit.

TheWelfareWarrior (author)2009-02-08

i really, really need to fix my "A" button, where did you find the screw driver for it??

I just had a slightly chipped flathead lying around and used that. It stripped the screws a bit, but got the job done when I put enough pressure on it. You could look on ebay for a "tri-wing screwdirver." You should only have to pay a few dollars for it. You could also look elsewhere, just use Google (Nintendo tri-wing screwdriver). They open Nintendo devices easily.

zack247 (author)cyrozap2010-07-03

dealextreme has a triwing screwdriver for $0.85, it takes a while for shipping, but its worth it

cyrozap (author)zack2472010-07-06

I did eventually get one from there to replace my DS's case.

crazyg (author)2010-05-25

chipped flat driver worsk fine ,hint when screws out stick them in a vice and use a hacksaw to cut a proper groove (one at a time) bits often go wonky in them as they go back together so you end up having to open them up again

jakjak41 (author)2009-07-07

I used scissors to open it

Doctor What (author)2009-02-09

Lime green gameboy strip tease. It's always interesting to see what's in them. I've been looking to buy some old ones, but I don't know where to look. I've tried craigslist, maybe when yard sale season comes around.

cyrozap (author)Doctor What2009-02-09

You could always go back to the turn of the century and "borrow" one...

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