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GBA sp ribbon pins: What does these do???????? Answered

I know the ribbon pins of the GBA sp AGS-101 backlit screen,(there are 34 pins total) and I want to hook up the pins to a vga cable to connect to the tv/monitor, (and I know how to connect the audio, that's not a problem) but the problem is, I don't know what these pins are, or do? Please help, there is a picture of a vga diagram.( I am trying to make a GBA sp Console)
1 - VSHD

2 - DCK

3 - LP

4 - PS

5 - VSHD

6 - GND

7 - LDR5

8 - LDR4

9 - LDR3

10 - LDR2

11 - LDR1

12 - LDG5

13 - LDG4

14 - LDG3

15 - LDG2

16 - LDG1

17 - GND

18 - LDB5

19 - LDB4

20 - LDB3

21 - LDB2

22 - LDB1

23 - SPL

24 - CLS

25 - SPS

26 - MOD

27 - REVC

28 - P2-VDD

29 - P2-VSS

30 - COM

31 - VDD5

32 - GND

33 - ??? (U83 on AGS-001)

34 - VDD5

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8BITRrickharris

Answer 3 years ago

I need the Gameboy advance sp

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rickharris8BITR

Answer 3 years ago

So look for it. Google is your friend.

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Josehf Murchison

3 years ago

VSS + volts

VDD - volts

GND ground

COM common

Common and Ground are not the same.

LDR, LDG, LDB data inputs

The others you need the datasheet they can be fixed high, fixed low and clock.

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8BITRJosehf Murchison

Answer 3 years ago

ok, thanks, so these are the only ones I need, for video?

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Josehf Murchison8BITR

Answer 3 years ago

You may need a driver to split up the color inputs, I'm not sure if a SN74LS595 would work.

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8BITRJosehf Murchison

Answer 3 years ago

where could I get my hands on SN74LS595 if it would work?

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Josehf Murchison8BITR

Answer 3 years ago

I buy a lot of components from Mouser they are very good for components and datasheets, I got 100 transistors from them for the same price as 5 from Radio Shack.

I just checked with Mouser SN74LS595 are $15.00 each but SN74HC595 (The same IC.) are only $0.75 each. It is the best price I could find on the net. If memory serves me right sales over $25.00 free delivery by mail.

http://ca.mouser.com/Electronic-Components/

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8BITR

3 years ago

Been going about it the wrong way, make a smallish computer, that can handle GBA games or any old games like gb, and make my own operating system using Linux to make it look more like a console, and design the case to look like a console to, so just emulate the games, perfect! Inspired by: http://www.lakka.tv

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8BITR

3 years ago

sorry, what? and the model of the dvd player that I was going to use is "Sylvania SDVD1650", that's the one I was going to use the driver from to connect the GBA sp to the tv, please help.

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Downunder35m

3 years ago

I doubt it is possible as most displays require a driver board.

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8BITRDownunder35m

Answer 3 years ago

oh, so like the GBA tv converter? I don't, and can't get that, but I have a dvd player I don't use, with component and composite, so could I take out the converter withen the dvd player and use that, or? Because I really want to do this for the GBA sp.

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Downunder35m8BITR

Answer 3 years ago

What I was trying to say is:
Every naked display needs a driver that converts the incoming signal to something that works with the display.
So would need to find a driver board for your particular display that offers the video or VGA inputs you need.
Might be a good idea to check some GBA forums that do modding...

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8BITRDownunder35m

Answer 3 years ago

so, can I use a dvd video driver board? Because I have one that works, but I don't use it, but it has component and composite, so can I use that?

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Downunder35m8BITR

Answer 3 years ago

Sure you can if it has the right connection for your display....

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8BITRDownunder35m

Answer 3 years ago

so, then can I take a picture of it then, and then u see if I can use it or not?

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Downunder35m8BITR

Answer 3 years ago

I already said you need a controller that works with your display and has the connections you need.
If you can't tell your controller is the right one than I can only tell you it won't work.
Rick already showed you a diagram, do some research, check GBA forums and then you will see if someone has done it and what is required, otherwise it is a bin case.

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8BITRDownunder35m

Answer 3 years ago

yeah, but the diagram is of the gameboy, not the advance sp, which I want to know what th pins does, so I can hook it up to a driver board, or at least the ones for power of LCD and the video, so I can hook it up to composite or VGA, either one will do.

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8BITRDownunder35m

Answer 3 years ago

and do you know what each pin does? and would u know how to hook up to the converter(if I give u a picture of it)that's if yes, if that's what I need