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  1. A big part of why I love collecting is the hunt and the clean up after. I try to restore these banged up items without damaging them further. I take everything apart and put it back together again. Most of these I pick up from Craigslist, flea markets, & eBay, some people just don't take care of their stuff! Please share/post your 'before and after' restoration pics! Please share your go to tips for maintaining your collections!! Problem: Dirt, Grime, Yellowing Solution: Cleaners + RetroBrite Problem: Magic Marker Solution: Rubbing Alcohol/Magic Eraser Problem: Dirt/Dust Solution: Disassemble then Soap/Water Problem: Bad Left Thumbstick/Dirt Solution: Replaced Thumbstick/Magic Eraser Problem: Dirt Solution: Disassemble/Q-tips & Rubbing Alcohol Problem: Heavy Dirt Problem: Disassemble - Heavy Scrub Magic Eraser/Alcohol/409 Problem: Sticker Residue/Dirt Solution: Goo Gone/Magic Eraser Problem: Blockbuster Sticker Solution: Heat Gun/Goo Gone Problem: Dirt from use Solution: Disassemble - Magic Eraser Scrub Problem: Dirt/Food Stains Solution: Magic Eraser Scrub/409 Problem: Dust/Dirt Solution: Disassemble - Magic Eraser/Alcohol/409 Problem: Dirt/VOID Stickers Solution: Heat Gun/Magic Eraser/GooGone/409 Dirt Magic Eraser
  2. As the title states. I have a Pocket Gameboy that needs a new screen. i would like to stay original to the system. i was hoping that someone that dose GB Mods would be willing to donate oem screen from their leftover parts from mod project. or Can someone point me to a place where i can get replacement PGB screen. or At the last do a screen mod.
  3. Over 500 Virtual boy consoles repaired between PlanetVB Nintendoage and ebay! with a 100% satisfaction! I use high grade hakko solder equipment with a micro soldering iron, microscope, and leaded solder to repair your console! I've been soldering for over 15 years! If you have further issues with your console pm me. I can fix more than just the displays. ~~(Price for solder fix)~~ For 44.99 by Paypal will cover one virtual boy console or both displays. Shipping cost details are below. If you have two consoles its 89.98 I'll also clean your console of dirt and dust and shine it up including buffing the red lenses (if needed) as a free bonus. ~~(Return Shipping cost and packing instructions)~~ 1 VB console with 200 insurance is (17.99) USPS medium flat rate. (no insurance is 14.35) 2 VB consoles 400 insurance is (25.99) USPS large flat rate. (no insurance 19.99) Displays: with 200 insurance is (10.49) USPS small flat rate. insurance increases per pair of displays. (price varies) (no insurance 7.99) Displays (basic shipping): bubble mailer well packed, no insurance 4.49 A console fits in a medium flat rate and 2 console in a large flat rate box via usps. Displays can be taped inside a CD case and mail via bubble mailer or in a small flat rate box. displays must be in paper towels as they're static sensitive! The screw driver to take apart your console is dirt cheap from china if you want to save some money via shipping https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from= ... w+Driver&_sacat=0&_sop=15 Please Note: I recommend you insure your Console/displays. If your console/displays gets damaged or lost in shipping. I will not cover your item. Please only send your head unit. the visor can be removed by pulling on it. don't forget your game in the console. I can get the repair done with in 2 to 5 days of receiving your console. ~~(Contact)~~ send me a PM here and i will answer you ASAP! Having this repair done will greatly increase the lifespan and value of your console. All non fixed VB console will fail over time. My work can be seen below. thank you for your interest!
  4. Please help, I am looking for someone that does soldering repairs, I sent out my neo geo aes to have a unibios installed and it came back non-functional as the person lifted a few pads off. Is there anyone else that offers a soldering service to do some jumpers from the chip to the trace? Thank you
  5. Hello VGS ! I've had a Dreamcast for about two years now and it has started having a few problems lately. First, every time I start the console, it asks me what is the time. I know it is possible to fix this issue by changing the battery inside the console, but I have absolutely zero experience welding. Also, some games are freezing up, some won't boot up and I tell you, my discs are in pristine condition. I guess this would be because of the laser lens, which is not working properly anymore. I would gladly take your advices and even your services if someone can check up my Dreamcast console and fix everything that needs to be repaired. I do want to repair my console instead of buying a new one. I did not touch the laser lens yet: can you clean it without damaging it ? Thanks, guys ! Michel
  6. Hi everyone, I've dabbled with repairing game boards and have had moderate success. I was wondering what kind of equipment I should be using to diagnose issues? I have two oscilloscopes (both an analog and digital one), a logic probe, a bench variable power supply, a reliable fixed 5, 12, and -5V supply, good soldering equipment, monitor discharge tools (both a hv probe and screwdriver with ground), a good eprom burner, and a test pattern generator. I guess what I'm looking for is recommendations for other useful tools that I already don't have. For example, does anyone have a recommendation for a good 74/4000 series chip tester?
  7. This is a thread for asking for solid state to modern-related tech and repair questions.
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