Post Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:17 pm

SEGA Game Gear Capacitor Replacement

Today I got yet another Game Gear. I have repaired well over 100 of these as they commonly fail due to poor capacitors which were used during their production. They suffer from dim screens and low/no sound.

Here is the machine

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The mainboard with old capacitors

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Old capacitors removed, ready for new ones

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New Panasonic capacitors

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Partially completed capacitor install

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All finished!

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Sound board with old capacitors

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New caps

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Sound board put back into the case

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Closing it back up

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All done time for testing!

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It's alive!!

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