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Game Boy Tear Down Phase 1

First tear down of one of the Game Boys. This unit was DOA. No power, no loading games, no sound, nothing. The close up of the 4th picture is the likely culprit. May be a bad capacitor as well. Normally I would clear that up and get it running but I'm not going to spend time figuring it out. Mostly just need the cartridge slot and a couple other parts so it doesn't matter. Besides, if Seagull decides he can afford my labor costs I'll use these parts in his unit anyway....... The last picture shows the Pi3 three next to the case. I'm 99% sure I can finesse it in there by removing un-needed parts and relocating others for more efficient space utilization. Up next, controller & custom circuit board designs and getting the pi down to bare bones to fit in the Game Boy shell. Enjoy, haters....

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by NixonsGhost

submitted May 11th 2016

54 comments
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Game Boy Tear Down Phase 1
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PS.... if you want to see just how much technology has advanced in 25 years.... look at the game boy board, layout, and size of the resistors, capacitors, etc.

Now, zoom in on the PI3 board and look how much more infinity packed it is with components and the monumental shrink in size.

This is a beautiful thing. But, it's also why it's getting harder and harder to troubleshoot and repair electronics these days.... you need a damn electron microscope just to see those fucking resistors....

1 year ago
Hey assholes!!!!!!!
1 year ago
Where the fuck is everyone for Christ's sake...
1 year ago
Shrinkage?
1 year ago
The Pi 3 WAS IN THE POOL!!!!!!!
1 year ago
Awesome! You fucking geek!
1 year ago
And yeah...that cap has leached into the pcb. It's toast.
1 year ago
So...as far as earning a living...I'm assuming you're either a rocket scientist or unemployed...
1 year ago
If I could ear a living by being unemployed I would quick so fast.....
1 year ago
Evidently you're not familiar with how our system works...
1 year ago
I am.... I have expensive tastes that unemployment wont cover.
1 year ago
Ahhh...understood. And, fyi...I just got my certified mail notification. And it says there's postage due. 47 cents! Who has that kinda cash lying around???

* Sporty mumbles something about having to go to the post office on his day off tomorrow *
1 year ago
Are you fucking serious? How the fuck can the post office fuck up weighing their own god damn package?
1 year ago
That shit pisses me off.
1 year ago
At least it's there.....
1 year ago
hehehehe....true that! Thank you sir!
1 year ago
Any time, buddy.
1 year ago
Flash that bling with pride...
1 year ago
Will do.
1 year ago
I wonder if they got confused by my special "return address" label....
1 year ago
hmmmm....can't wait to see that...
1 year ago
I went all out on that shit....
1 year ago
May want to scan the place for guys in suites and single ear buds "talking to themselves" just to be safe....
1 year ago
And, now that we know key chains eventually get there I can remove the block from your custom game boy ordering.....
1 year ago
hah!
1 year ago
fuck progress..and fuck shrinking PCBs..bring back that gay limey's code breaking machine
1 year ago
Picked up at the PO this morning. It's dated the the 27th and was a on a second notice. I never got the first notice...

Anyway...thanks Nix!
1 year ago
Glad it finally made it....
1 year ago
dude...chill tha fuck out, and spray down your keyboard with some Lysol, negro. I missed ya, NIX!!!!!!!!
1 year ago
I need you to sub more puking videos......
1 year ago
^FAP
1 year ago
all i know is that i lieked Tetris lots - when i was a machinist in the late 80's we used to pass around a gameboy to break up the monotony
...having said that - i got nothing else

i dont get the geek factor or basically anything that might make me either like this or not

kinda like pro wrassling...
1 year ago
You said something a while ago about mucho not being as fun as it used to be. I was looking at some old posts and realized there were a lot more registered users back then. Where did they all go?
1 year ago
into the rowboat i guess
1 year ago
They were all yak alts.
1 year ago
mice elf i'm just glad that yak hasnt pulled the plug on MuchoSucko - cause some of those old threads, posts,etc still make me giggle and even occasionally wet my pants
1 year ago
My life would be incomplete without that video.
1 year ago
Now THAT... is funny.
1 year ago
everybody has their own personal Out For A Rip
1 year ago
I mean, just the dance moves alone.
1 year ago
i have some MS savies that still make me snork my beer ever fucking time...Back To The Ship, Jesus Is A Friend Of Mine, I Love Boobs,Sign The Petition To Stop This Cunt, What Do You Know About That, Baby Monkey, and OJ's You'll Be Like A Brother To Me (wtf happened to that vid anyway? fucking OJ)
1 year ago
GUILTY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
1 year ago
for?
1 year ago
The death and murder of his ex-wife and her boy toy...
1 year ago
The fucking Juice, man....
1 year ago
dont start, nix
1 year ago
upvote for 80s
1 year ago
Oddly, my original Game Boy still works fine, but my Game Boy Color as a "start" button that is getting iffy.
1 year ago
I uv'ed the first two, but this is wayyyy nerdy.

Sorry nix dv
1 year ago
Fuck you whunu!!!!!!!!
1 year ago
Hey, that felt pretty good...... like finally taking a dump after holding in all day....
1 year ago
I'll get your vote later
1 year ago
This is awesome and tragic simultaneously. Still. Makes my working gameboy more valuable.
1 year ago
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