Parts are on order! ETA is mid June. I do have some anodized clear parts that are ready to be shipped out. The clear parts look nearly the same but have a layer of scratch and oxidation protection. Click here
These machined aluminum shells fit all versions of screens (stock or backlit) and easily allow you to convert your Game Boy Color to have a backlit color screen.
These game boy shells are compatible with the following screens:
AGS-101 backlit screen: These shells are designed for these backlit large screens to drop in without any modification. These are currently available on various sites.
The following are other Game Boy Color parts to complete your custom build:
3d printed battery holder is used to aide in assembly (purchased separately, and I can share cad files if desired). This battery holder precisely locates a micro usb board that powers a rechargeable battery
Micro USB charge board This is mounted to the above battery holder and connects to a rechargeable battery. 2 wires connect to rechargeable battery, 2 wires connect to Nintendo PCB.
Rechargeable battery - A huge capacity 2000 mah battery! This is available for purchase from boxypixel for US customers only as I cannot ship batteries individually.
The intention of selling these raw aluminum parts is for those that are comfortable creating a surface finish they desire. A anodized version of this shell may be more suitable if you would rather not do any preparation. With these raw aluminum parts, I recommend one of two options:
Finishing the aluminum surface by cleaning and applying a coating. This is the biggest benefit of these housings as you can create a matte surface, or a mirror finish before a coating is applied. A matte surface can be accomplished quickly by using a 3M pad (ultra fine seems to work well). For polishing, there are many youtube videos on how to polish aluminum.