Introduction

A guide to installing a replacement screen on a Sega Game Gear.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Place your device upside down and locate the two battery compartments.

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Image 1/1: Remove batteries if they are present.
  • Press on the tabs at the bottom of the battery covers then lift up to remove.

  • Remove batteries if they are present.

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Image 1/1: Seven Phillips scres
  • Remove the following screws:

    • Seven Phillips scres

    • One 4.5 mm Gamebit screw

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  • Use tweezers to take all other screws out.

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Image 1/2: Do not pull the back of the case away, as cables are connected between both sides. Image 2/2: Do not pull the back of the case away, as cables are connected between both sides.
  • Gently open the case by unfolding it over the top of the Sega Game Gear.

  • Do not pull the back of the case away, as cables are connected between both sides.

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  • Carefully unplug the 2 white-tipped connectors on the top cover.

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  • Unscrew all the marked screws.

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  • Slide the logic board out from under the circular black fastener at the top-left corner of the case.

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Image 1/1: Small plastic buttons may fall off during this process, save them in a container or a place where they could be found later on.
  • Place the board onto a flat surface.

  • Small plastic buttons may fall off during this process, save them in a container or a place where they could be found later on.

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Image 1/1: Flip the board, having its back facing up.
  • Unscrew the marked screws.

  • Flip the board, having its back facing up.

  • Hold onto the screen in the back, as it will flip open if not held onto.

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  • Make sure the screen is towards the bottom, as indicated in the second picture.

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Image 1/2: The screen will not come out all the way since it is glued onto the top side. Image 2/2: The screen will not come out all the way since it is glued onto the top side.
  • Gently open the screen up.

  • The screen will not come out all the way since it is glued onto the top side.

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Conclusion

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

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