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RetroGlow for GBA (AGB) | Install Guide

This guide assumes that you have already followed our disassembly guide.

This guide also requires soldering, be sure to check our guide for soldering!

Video Guide:

Written Guide:

This kit comes printed together as one large piece, you will need to use either scissors or a pair of flush cutters in order to seperate the pieces. Make sure to only cut on the dotted lines, and do not cut any traces.

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We recommend aligning the pcb and holding it in place with kapton tape while soldering.

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Solder all the points with a copper ring around them. Repeat the process on the other side of the board, there is only two points to solder on this side.

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Finally there is a long piece that will connect both halves of the console, it needs to be soldered onto the main pads on both sides.

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Once you have everything soldered, it's time for a test, place it in the bottom half of the shell and give it a test.

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If all the lights turn on, then proceed onto final reassembly.

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Updated 28 Jul 2022
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