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the adaptor for my sons game gear quit working all of a sudden
12/29/2004 2:58:29 PM

(posted: 1/6/2005 5:13:08 AM) You can use the power adapter from any late model Genesis, 32X, or Nomad. They have a yellow tip, and run for just a few bucks on eBay.

Anyone know how to change the contrast on the game gear display screen
4/16/2005 9:03:08 AM

(posted: 4/20/2005 2:45:48 PM) There's a wheel on the Game Gear that adjusts the angle of the back light, and hence the contrast to some degree. However, there is no dedicated "contrast" adjustment, so if your screen looks washed out even after adjusting the light, you're probably out of luck.

Hi GameGear NO backlight! I guess the actual 'bulb' has expired. Is it replacable & any advice please??
6/29/2005 4:03:54 PM

(posted: 8/2/2005 9:16:36 AM) Answer Courtesy of Darryl B.: Try The official Sega website of lists this site for their portables and all, since Sega themselves won't service their portables any more.

GAMEGEAR BACKLIGHT FAULT Thermal fuse on one side blown. Replacement tube/lamp source sought
7/6/2005 5:17:05 AM

(posted: 7/21/2005 3:24:01 PM) Answer Courtesy of Darryl B.: From the official Sega website ( Unfortunately Game Gear and Nomad are no longer repaired by Sega. However, you can still purchase replacement parts for these devices by calling 1-888-271-5678, from 8:30am to 4:30pm Pacific Time, Monday through Friday or by visiting: Good luck!

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