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    Gg Are the sound capacitors in my game gear failing?

    This morning I was playing Power Rangers on my game gear. The sound kept cutting out for 10-15 seconds and came back. It did this several times. This game gear already has problems with the video capacitors. Are the sound capctors going too?

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    Real name,no gimmiks richarddavies's Avatar
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    Probably, they are a known failing point on the game gear. Mine doesn't have any sound anymore. There are people on ebay that offer a repair service or if your feeling brave you can just order a new part off there. Apparently it's pretty straightforward to replace.

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    Yep, the capacitors went bye bye!! If we lived close, I would replace them for you. If you have experience with the soldering iron, you can do it easily! You just open the case, see the capacitor values, order new ones! Then you desolder the old ones and solder the new ones! However if you don't have that much experience, don't try it!

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    I've pretty much given up on getting a working Game Gear myself. Every time I get one, something's wrong with it. o_o Not always capacitors either. Pieces of junk.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrath Oskvro View Post
    Pieces of junk.
    The same for the Saturn!

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    Lol, that's bull. I've never had any issues with a Saturn and I've had two (first one got hit by lightning xD), and know a couple people who have had Saturns too.
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