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Introduction

Removing the ribbon cable provides unhindered access to the inner workings of the Game Boy Color.

Image 1/2: Push down on the tab and hinge the cover downwards and outwards to remove the battery cover. Image 2/2: Push down on the tab and hinge the cover downwards and outwards to remove the battery cover.
  • Locate the battery compartment on the back of the Game Boy Color.

  • Push down on the tab and hinge the cover downwards and outwards to remove the battery cover.

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  • Remove the batteries from the battery compartment.

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  • Using a Y1 screwdriver, remove the six screws on the back of the device as pictured. The bottom two screws are located inside of the battery compartment.

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  • Gently lift and separate the back housing from the rest of the device. Now you've got the back housing out!

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  • Push up on the tabs on either side of the ribbon with a spudger.

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  • Gently remove the ribbon cable from the port

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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How many pins are in the ribbon?

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