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Game Boy IPS LCD (RIPS)

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If you're looking for a crisp, full-sized backlit LCD for your Game Boy, look no further than this IPS LCD kit. This kit contains everything required to give your old DMG a bright new display. In addition, the viewing area is the same size as the stock display, meaning no special lens is required!

The DIY kit will provide you with all that you need to install this LCD, and will require some soldering for the Game Boy speaker(not included). 

If you're looking to go all the way with refreshing the look of your old Game Boy, check out our shells, buttons, and glass lenses

Important: Please note, the v3 and v4 kits use different brackets. Product photo is currently of the v3 kit. 

Features

  • LCD replacement for original Game Boy
  • Includes replacement front PCB with button contacts
  • Minor soldering is required (two wires)
  • Minor shell trimming required 
  • Same viewing area as the original display
  • Multiple color modes to choose from
  • New to v4: "color adjust" option to allow for further customization of color palette
  • Brightness control (replaces contrast wheel)

Included

      v3 DIY Kit:

      v4 DIY Kit:

      • 1 x IPS LCD
      • 1 x Front PCB
      • 1 x Video Driver PCB
      • 1 x Front PCB Ribbon Cable
      • 1 x Video Driver PCB Ribbon Cable
      • 1 x Glass Screen Lens
      • 1 x 3D-Printed Bracket
      • 1 x Adhesive

      Documentation

      • The files for the V3 3D printed bracket can be found on our Thingiverse, here
      • The files for the V4 3D printed bracket can be found on our Thingiverse, here

      Notes

      • This is an aftermarket product and may not feel identical to its genuine counterpart
      • We strongly recommend testing the display before installing it in your Game Boy. Please confirm the kit is working before connecting the tape, bracket, and LCD. We are unable to accept returns on kits that have been installed in a console. Individual replacement parts are available above in the "Included" section for the v3.
      • Too much pressure can permanently damage the screen and result in rows of dead pixels. Do not force the shell closed around the LCD.
      • Some minor shell modification is required, involving cutting the screw posts on the interior front of the shell. This trimming can be accomplished with a pair of side cutters.
      • For v4 kits, the display on the LCD may be misaligned to the viewport; holding the brightness wheel will bring up an options display, where you can adjust the horizontal and vertical position of the image to align it with the console viewport
      • On-screen battery display is a rough estimate, and may not be accurate

      Warning

      • LCD may break under pressure or if dropped. We recommend you exercise care when installing this product.

      Customer Reviews

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      Ashleigh Short

      Game Boy IPS LCD (RIPS)

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      Tyler Moran
      A whole new life for a broken console!

      I picked up a DMG with a broken screen on the super cheap and as I already have a few in my collection, I figured why not go all out on a custom for me to play some games on. This screen is dramatically better than the original! Lot's of different brightnesses, several different colors and nice crisp visuals. You get so much more than just a screen with the new front mainboard. I added a new purple shell and a brand new speaker at the same time so it feels like a totally new device. Install was super easy and took hardly any time. Can't wait to do another one!

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      Fredrick
      Great product

      Highly recommend, easy install for beginners like myself.

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      Christopher Bennett
      Hands down the best upgrade

      Hands down the best upgrade you could do to a dmg. It was easy to install and makes a night and day difference

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      Jer
      DMGIPSV3

      Everything seems to be in order, i think my nephew should be pleased with this Gameboy i am going to mod for his birthday.