AGS-101 to GBA ribbons guide (32pins, 40pins, Variable Brightness)

AGS-101 to GBA ribbons guide (32pins, 40pins, Variable Brightness)

Here is a simple guide to help you guys figure out which ribbon with switch you need to do your mod AGS-101 to GBA mod.

1. Find your board number

You will need to find out the board number of your AGB. Open up the battery compartment and look where the battery cover clips, there is a tiny number written on the AGB board under. The first number is either 0 or 1.

AGB board starting with 0 This number starts with a 0: 40 pins board.

 This number starts with a 1: 32 pins board.

2. Find a compatible ribbon

The following table to know which ribbon is OK for your use-case. BR stands for Black Ribbon and WR for White Ribbon.

0 Boards (40 pins) 1 Boards (32 pins)
32 pins
N/A
BR: OK, WR: OK
40 pins A
BR: OK, WR: NOPE
N/A
40 pins B BR: OK, WR: OK N/A
32 pins \w switch
N/A
BR: OK, WR: OK
40 pins \w switch A
BR: OK, WR: NOPE
N/A
40 pins \w switch B
BR: OK , WR: OK
N/A

 

This is not a definitive guide and could be wrong. Don't hesitate to contact us with what you know so we can keep this list clean and up to date.


1 comment

  • Santiago Pescador

    Finally a page who explains the diferent models of 42 pins!

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