Why won't the screen and red light stopping blinking?
Maybe my NES has finally had its last day of life, but I think it can be fixed some how. When I put in a game and start it up, I get a flashing screen and blinking red light. I have taken apart my NES, cleaned it and moved the connectors closer together. It works occasionally now, but I wanted to know if there was anything else I could do to restore it and hopefully make it more functionally?
Bought a new 72-pin connector from ebay. Will get back to you guys with the results.
Nintendo Repair Shop tech here. The blinking is caused by a worn out NES 72 Pin Connector, or dirty NES games. Fortunately, we have been performing NES System Repairs for a long time, and have developed a NES Total Repair Kit that has everything you need to professionally repair your NES System and clean your NES Games.
The kit includes the highest quality new 72 Pin NES Connector on the market (to replace the old worn out connector in your NES System); a 3.8mm gamebit tool to open your games for proper cleaning, and a special cleaning solution and non-static cleaning pads that work wonders to get your games clean.
Purhcase a new 72 pin connector!!! You can go on EBAY and purchase one for 7.49, free shipping. I just purchased one last week and replaced one in my old nintendo that would not work at all...now it works perfect. Yes, they can be too tight, but you can take an older game or any game and spray a little bit of wd40 to loosen up the connector until it is good to go. Another great investment are the game screw tools that you can buy on ebay...i think 6 bucks for 2 sizes. Instead of using alcohol, use an ERASER. This works AMAZING. Hope this helped.
My NES went from blinking $^^! to working like a champ. Email me at jomoody09@hotma