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GBC Prestige IPS Shell Trim Guide

This guide will help you trim your shell according to which IPS kit you have purchased.

Q5 IPS kits

If you have purchased an IPS kit with a Q5 (square) LCD, you will need to trim the pins from the shell as seen below:

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Once you have trimmed these pins, use sandpaper to smooth them out to avoid any damage to the IPS kit that will be installed. Your shell will now look like this:

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The LCD will sit within the shell as seen here:

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V2/V3 IPS kits

If you have purchased a V2 or V3 IPS kit from HHL, which will include a rectangle LCD, you will need to trim the pins, top tab, and a small portion of the D-pad area as seen below:

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To complete this modification for your IPS kit, first trim the pins and top tab. Then insert the IR sensor cover into the top of the shell and carefully place the LCD as seen below:

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With a marker, you can note the area where you will need to trim on the D-pad in order to fit the LCD. Once you have done so, remove the LCD and perform this trim of the D-Pad. After completing the necessary modifications, use sandpaper to smooth them out to avoid any damage to the IPS kit that will be installed. Your shell will now look like this:

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The LCD will sit within the shell as seen here:

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If you have any questions, please contact support at support@handheldlegend.com



Updated 27 Jun 2022
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