We will manually after engraving machine processing processing, but inevitably some fine burrs need to grind themselves.
The kit does not include buttons and conductive glue
These are NOT original Nintendo parts but a third party alternative.
Please be aware that due to differences in displays and devices, the actual colour may differ slightly.
I got a custom shell along an IPS LCD v2 kit and I can't stress enough how cool my GBA feels and looks now.
I read around the case quality is "good, but not perfect", but in my experience it feels like the real thing. My only two gripes are:
1) the d-pad feels a bit stiff (but since I haven't played GBA in like... 10 years, maybe it has always been that way)
2) The kit didn't had 6 tri-wing screws. It only had 5, but I reused one from the old case.
Needed if you wish put an ips screen. Nice finitions.
Most shells feel flimsy when compared to their OEM counterparts. This shell felt almost exactly like a Nintendo shell and the factory trimming of the insides made the IPS screen kit install near effortless.
The replacement shell and buttons were a perfect match to my limited edition Char Gamecube! The combination of the pre-trimmed shell and IPS v2 screen made the installation exceptionally easy! The case feels super high quality and the difference in brightness compared to even an AGS-101 is outstanding. Absolutely a no brainer for anyone who loves the GBA.
I love this shell, it is very similar to the original translucent pink color and the pre-trimming was perfect for installing the IPS screen.
Shell is very nice, not as good as OEM but close enough was surprised! Plus the colour choices make it worth it.
Perfect case for the ips screen.
Very easy to install it with the precut shell.
Shell was nicely trimmed and installing the IPS screen was easy with the help of the acrylic strips. Looking forward to upgrading my SP as well!
The pre-trimmed housing is a godsend to install the IPS-V2 kit, and honestly is a great value considering the price is comparable to an unmodified aftermarket housing. It was a breeze to install everything since I didn't have to manually hack up the case for myself.
One thing to note is that they also provide the label for the back that has the model number and serial number printed on it. It wasn't listed on the product page at the time of my purchase, and I ended up purchasing a label from another source.
Perfect for the Kit, no routing, cutting needed!
As usual i found threading the screw posts a bit anxiety-provoking, but it worked out. The fit is not as good as OEM (slight gaps where the two halves come together), but it's OK. Colour is OK as well, though i liked the transparent pink one more; it's a somewhat boring shade of green. Having the shell pre-modified for the IPS display was of course very convenient, and i had no issues at all with that aspect.
Nice, clean shell
The casing has good quality feel. Not cheap thin plastic.
Love the colour of this shell, fits together very well, no noticeable gaps etc. Original buttons and trims fit very well with the case. Pre-cut shell option for V2 IPS screen was very convenient. Only complaint was that some sections from the cut needed some very light sanding to be perfectly flush.
Shell arrived in excellent condition. Color is fantastic. IPS V2 screen fits perfectly.
Definitely worth getting one when you get the IPS mod. Saves a whole lot of time than doing it myself . Also, I'm glad the screws are much easier to thread in the shell. Although I was missing 2 screws in my package.