Game Boy Pocket Color (POCO)

The Game Boy Pocket Color mod project created by Xipher is a process of fitting a Game Boy Color console into a Pocket shell.

This mod is very difficult to do and recommended only for experienced modders.

You can buy most if not all of the parts required for this mod here, including the official Xipher Pocket Color PCB button board.

Checkout and follow Xipher design on youtube where you will find a 3 part video guide to doing this mod: https://www.youtube.com/c/XipherDesign

Parts suggested by Xipher:

1) Funny Playing Pocket Shell, buttons & silicone rubber pads.

2) Q5 OSD Display for a GBC (FunnyPlaying model not recommended for this mod)

3) Regular Game Boy Pocket glass screen lens

4) 850 mAh Lithium Battery (45mm x 20mm x 8mm)

5) Helder Game Boy Color Power Regulator

6) Capacitor Replacements:

C35 Mfr#: EMK212BBJ226MG-T & C38 Mfr#: AMK316AC6107ML-T

7) Game Boy Color speaker

8) Lipo charging PCB board

9) USB C breakout board

10) 3D printed brackets designed by Xipher

11) Custom button board designed by Xipher

12) Power Switch replacement 1P3T

13) Enamel wire & hookup wire

14) Kapton tape

15) General tools including screwdrivers, soldering iron & craft knife

 

 

27 Products
2W speaker mod for Nintendo Game Boy Advance, Color, Pocket GBC GBA GBP internal higher power upgrade - black | ZedLabz - ZedLabz900496 2W speaker mod for Nintendo Game Boy Advance, Color, Pocket GBC GBA GBP internal higher power upgrade - black | ZedLabz - ZedLabz900496

£3.61

2W speaker mod for Nintendo Game Boy Advance, Color, Pocket GBC GBA GBP internal higher power upgrade - black | ZedLabz

ZedLabz replacement internal higher power 1W speaker for Nintendo Game Boy Color & Advance GBC GBA - black - ZedLabz500757 ZedLabz replacement internal higher power 1W speaker for Nintendo Game Boy Color & Advance GBC GBA - black - ZedLabz500757

£3.13

ZedLabz replacement internal higher power 1W speaker for Nintendo Game Boy Color & Advance GBC GBA - black

Button PCB Board for Nintendo Game Boy Color to Game Boy Pocket conversion ( Pocket Color GBC to GBP) | Xipher Design Button PCB Board for Nintendo Game Boy Color to Game Boy Pocket conversion ( Pocket Color GBC to GBP) | Xipher Design

£7.67

Button PCB Board for Nintendo Game Boy Color to Game Boy Pocket conversion ( Pocket Color GBC to GBP) | Xipher Design

Conductive silicone button contacts rubber membrane pad set For Nintendo Game Boy Pocket GBP MGB | Funnyplaying - ZedLabz100394 Conductive silicone button contacts rubber membrane pad set For Nintendo Game Boy Pocket GBP MGB | Funnyplaying - ZedLabz100393

£3.56

Conductive silicone button contacts rubber membrane pad set For Nintendo Game Boy Pocket GBP MGB | Funnyplaying

Glass lens screen for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket Retro Pixel IPS LCD screen modded console - With Hole Grey | Funnyplaying - ZedLabz900111

£4.44

Glass lens screen for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket Retro Pixel IPS LCD screen modded console - With Hole Grey | Funnyplaying

lead free Sc100e solder 2M Lead free sodler for game console mods and repairs

£3.44

Solder 0.38mm super thin lead free Sc100e fine wire with flux core for game console repairs, projects & modz - Made in UK - 2M | ZedLabz

Glass lens screen for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket console Retro Pixel IPS LCD screen modded console - Famitsu 1997 Mirror Silver | Funnyplaying - ZedLabz900109

£4.44

Glass lens screen for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket console Retro Pixel IPS LCD screen modded console - Famitsu 1997 Mirror Silver | Funnyplaying

Button set for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket A B D-Pad power switch - DMG-01 style | Funnyplaying

£4.56

Button set for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket A B D-Pad power switch - DMG-01 style | Funnyplaying

Beginner essentials kit for repairs & mods Solder, Solder wick, hook up & bare copper wire, Kapton & copper tape - 50cm | ZedLabz Beginner essentials kit for repairs & mods Solder, Solder wick, hook up & bare copper wire, Kapton & copper tape - 50cm | ZedLabz

£5.67

Beginner essentials kit for repairs & mods Solder, Solder wick, hook up & bare copper wire, Kapton & copper tape - 50cm | ZedLabz

3D printed bracket & screw post parts for Nintendo Game Boy Color to Pocket conversion mod (Pocket Color GBC to GBP) | Xipher Design - ZedLabz900976 3D printed bracket & screw post parts for Nintendo Game Boy Color to Pocket conversion mod (Pocket Color GBC to GBP) | Xipher Design - ZedLabz900668

£3.22

3D printed bracket & screw post parts for Nintendo Game Boy Color to Pocket conversion mod (Pocket Color GBC to GBP) | Xipher Design

60/40 leaded solder for game handheld modding 60/40 leaded solder for hobbies repairs and mods

£3.44

Solder 0.38mm super thin leaded 60/40 Sn60Pb40 fine wire with flux core for game console repairs, projects & modz - Made in UK - 2M | ZedLabz

USB Type C port breakout board JRC-B008 female 14 pin socket | ZedLabz - ZedLabz100499 USB Type C port breakout board JRC-B008 female 14 pin socket | ZedLabz - ZedLabz100499

£2.61

USB Type C port breakout board JRC-B008 female 14 pin socket | ZedLabz

Button set for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket A B D-Pad power switch - Grey | Funnyplaying - ZedLabz900242

£4.56

Button set for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket A B D-Pad power switch - Grey | Funnyplaying

Glass lens screen for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket Retro Pixel IPS LCD screen modded console - With LED Hole Light Grey | Funnyplaying - ZedLabz900110

£4.44

Glass lens screen for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket Retro Pixel IPS LCD screen modded console - With LED Hole Light Grey | Funnyplaying

Button set for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket replacement A B D-Pad power switch GBP MGB - White | Funnyplaying

£4.56

Button set for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket replacement A B D-Pad power switch GBP MGB - White | Funnyplaying

Glass lens screen for Nintendo Pocket Retro Pixel IPS LCD screen modded console - With No Hole Dark Grey | Funnyplaying - ZedLabz900112

£4.44

Glass lens screen for Nintendo Pocket Retro Pixel IPS LCD screen modded console - With No Hole Dark Grey | Funnyplaying

Button set for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket replacement A B D-Pad power switch GBP MGB - Yellow | Funnyplaying - ZedLabz900502

£4.56

Button set for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket replacement A B D-Pad power switch GBP MGB - Yellow | Funnyplaying

Replacement C35 & C38 SMD ceramic capacitors for Nintendo Game Boy Color to Game Boy Pocket conversion ( Pocket Color GBC to GBP) POCO | Xipher Design - ZedLabz100776

£4.77

Replacement C35 & C38 SMD ceramic capacitors for Nintendo Game Boy Color to Game Boy Pocket conversion ( Pocket Color GBC to GBP) POCO | Xipher Design

30 AWG insulated electronic hookup wire for console repairs & modifications - 50cm | ZedLabz

£2.22

30 AWG insulated electronic hookup wire for console repairs & modifications - 50cm | ZedLabz

Solder wire 0.38mm Lead free with flux core for game console repairs, projects & modz - 50cm | ZedLabz - ZedLabz800596

£2.28

Solder wire 0.38mm Lead free with flux core for game console repairs, projects & modz - 50cm | ZedLabz

LiPo charging IC board TP4056 micro USB 5V 1A rechargeable battery mod | ZedLabz

£3.13

LiPo charging IC board TP4056 micro USB 5V 1A rechargeable battery mod | ZedLabz

Bare copper wire for repairs & modding - 50cm | ZedLabz - ZedLabz800598

£2.28

Bare copper wire for repairs & modding - 50cm | ZedLabz

Button set for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket A B D-Pad power switch - Red | Funnyplaying

£4.56

Button set for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket A B D-Pad power switch - Red | Funnyplaying

Lipo Battery 950 Mah 3.7V 102045 lithium polymer cell 10x20x45mm suitable for Game Boy Pocket mods & DIY electronics | ZedLabz - ZedLabz200322

£10.96

Lipo Battery 950 Mah 3.7V 102045 lithium polymer cell 10x20x45mm suitable for Game Boy Pocket mods & DIY electronics | ZedLabz

Button set for GBP MGB white Button set for GBP MGB green

£4.56

Button set for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket A B D-Pad power switch replacement (MGB GBP) | Funnyplaying

Button set for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket replacement A B D-Pad power switch GBP MGB - Green | Funnyplaying - ZedLabz900497

£4.56

Button set for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket replacement A B D-Pad power switch GBP MGB - Green | Funnyplaying

IPS LCD backlight screen kit for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket with brightness control, OSD & pixel effect | HISPEEDIDO - ZedLabz100607

£53.67

IPS LCD backlight screen kit for Nintendo Game Boy Pocket with brightness control, OSD & pixel effect | HISPEEDIDO