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IPS LCD (RIPS V5) for Game Boy

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Original price $59.99 - Original price $59.99
Original price
$59.99
$59.99 - $59.99
Current price $59.99

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

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
  • On screen display to control settings
  • Brightness control
  • Multiple color modes to choose from
  • "Color adjust" option to allow for further customization of color palette

Included

  • 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 Bracket
  • 1 x Adhesive

Documentation

  • The kit includes a bracket, but we also have our own in-house "upgraded" bracket, available on our Thingiverse

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.
  • 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.
  • 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

Based on 13 reviews
77%
(10)
15%
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8%
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j
jason phillips
The best display for your old school game boy

I couldn’t be happier. And installed perfectly and easily, and it worked better than I had hoped! Retro Modding is my new favorite store thanks to their great service and fast shipping.

P
Paul Vink

Fantastic products, arrived on time!

R
Rudy Sanchez
Absolutely love the new LCD screen for the DMG 01

Number one product on the market in Game Boy upgrades!

Reviewer avatar
Retro Restored
It's okay.

Not bad if you are wanting to use an original size lens. I really don't like the black border around the display though, it's too big. It's also lacking a bunch of features that the V4 had. In my opinion the V4 is far superior if you don't mind using a lens with a larger window. It does however work great!

Z
Zbigs
Excellent Screen

Everything was incredibly simple to put in. The only hard part was the soldering and cutting the posts on the shell. (Don't forget to cut the place for the contrast wheel)

Refreshed an old gameboy perfectly!

Customer Reviews

Based on 13 reviews
77%
(10)
15%
(2)
8%
(1)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
j
jason phillips
The best display for your old school game boy

I couldn’t be happier. And installed perfectly and easily, and it worked better than I had hoped! Retro Modding is my new favorite store thanks to their great service and fast shipping.

P
Paul Vink

Fantastic products, arrived on time!

R
Rudy Sanchez
Absolutely love the new LCD screen for the DMG 01

Number one product on the market in Game Boy upgrades!

Reviewer avatar
Retro Restored
It's okay.

Not bad if you are wanting to use an original size lens. I really don't like the black border around the display though, it's too big. It's also lacking a bunch of features that the V4 had. In my opinion the V4 is far superior if you don't mind using a lens with a larger window. It does however work great!

Z
Zbigs
Excellent Screen

Everything was incredibly simple to put in. The only hard part was the soldering and cutting the posts on the shell. (Don't forget to cut the place for the contrast wheel)

Refreshed an old gameboy perfectly!