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1. Introduction to the Game Boy Advance Video Game System
Game Boy AdvanceTyped out by Jeff Wilford
Thank you for purchasing the Nintendo Game boy Advance Video Game system. The Game Boy Advance is a pocket sized color video game system that feature:
2.9" Thin-Film transistor (TFT) color Liquid crystal reflective display. Up to 32,000 simultaneous colors. 32 bit ARM with embedded memory. compatible with Game boy and Game boy color Game Paks. Please read both the following instructions and the separate precautions booklet Before setup or use of the Game Boy Advance. If after reading this you still have unanswered questions please visit our customer service area at www.nintendo.com or call 1-800-255-3700 2. List of components On top of the Game boy Advance which we will know refer to as GBA is the External extension Connector, on both sides of those are the accessory slots, on the back is the Game Pak slot. On the front left corner of the GBA is the control pad, below that are the start and select buttons, the L and R buttons are on the top left and Right, the screen is in the middle on the right of the GBA are the A and B buttons below them is the Speaker above them is the power light, on the bottom are the headphone jack, on and off switch, and volume button, also on the back is the battery cover. 3. Description of components The External Extension Connector allows you to plug in the game link cable which attaches to other GBA and the Game boy Printer. The Accessory slot allows for the attachments of the accessories The game Paks slot is were you put the games. The control pad, A and B buttons, L and R buttons, and the start and select buttons are all for game play control. The screen is for viewing the game. The speaker is were the sound comes out of. The power light is green when the batteries are good, but turns read when you get to 30% battery life. The battery cover you remove to take out, replace, or add batteries so you can play. If you buy a wrist strap you plug it in to the wrist strap attachment. The on and off switch obviously turns the GBA on and off. You plug in headphones into the headphone jack obviously. The volume button changes the volume of the sound coming out of the speakers. 4. Installing Batteries Remove the cover on the back of the GBA and insert two AA batteries. Use only two fresh high quality Alkaline Batteries. Do not use rechargeable Nickel Cadmium, Nickel Metal Hydride, carbon zinc or any other type of non alkaline batteries. Insert the negative end first, and Remove the positive end first when removing batteries. Note: Change Batteries when light turns red and starts dimming, if it is red but not dimming you can keep batteries in until it does. 5. GBA Game Paks There are four types of GB game paks that will work with the GBA Type 1. Original Game boy Game paks will work with GBA, GBC, GBP, and GB Type 2. Dual Mode Game paks will work with GBA, GBC, GBP, and GB Type 3. Full Color Game Paks will work with GBC, and GBA Type 4. Special Full color will only work with GBA. Note. When playing Type 1 - 3 on GBA you can Press L and R to change the screen size. 6. Using the GBA Insert a game pak with the label facing away from the GBA Turn on power, screen will display logo, and then go to the game you put in. To remove turn power off then slide Game pak out. 7. Changing the color on original Game Paks There are 12 different colors that you can change too when playing a Type 1 Game pak To change too one insert the game and turn power on then when the logo appears do one of these: Up is Brown Up and A is red Up and B is Dark Brown Down is Pastel Mix Down and A is Orange Down and B is Yellow Left is Blue Left and A is dark Blue Left and B is Gray Right is Green Right and A is Dark Green Right and B is reverse This cannot be changed after the Logo or on types 2, 3, 4 game paks 8. Two player using GBC and GBA When the power is off on all systems plug the game link cable into the External Extension Connector on both GB's or the printer and turn power on. You cannot play two player GBA games on GBC. This also covers Number 9. They are pretty much the same. 10. Ac adapter information, do not use GBC, GB, or GBP Adapters on GBA. 11. Trouble shooting Blank screen although power is on = turn power off then on again Faint Screen = replace batteries Horizontal lines = Reinsert game pak when power is off No volume = adjust the volume button 12. 13. 14. Nothing much Just Rating system stuff and also if you have any problems visit Nintendo.com or call the number from the beginning of the book, same thing if you need spare parts.