your nes from blinking!
that nes connector!
show location of screws to be removed
1: Collect Your Tools
One number 1 Phillips Screwdriver
(1 size smaller than regular)
2: Remove the top console cover
Position the NES so the bottom
is showing, and remove
the six screws located around the
outer edge of the console.
the screws are removed, turn the NES
over, and remove
the top cover.
the screws securing the RF Shield
There are 7 screws to remove,
follow the outer edge of the shiny
metal cover. Remove
the RF shield from the NES -
After the screws are removed, slide
the RF shield forward a bit, and lift
4: Loosen screws around RF Unit
Two screws are located on the base
of the nes securing the main board
loosen these about half-way
5: Remove the Cartridge Holder
Remove the 6 screws that secure
the black game holder that holds
the NES cartridges while in play.
Notice 2 of these screws are a different
color, and should be replaced in the
same hole on assembly.
the Game Holder
screws, place your fingers under mother
board, pull the
game holder toward the front
of the unit , and up to
remove. (this holder has a plastic
clip on the front of the unit that
slides into place when the holder
is re-installed make sure it goes
under the main board.)
7: Remove Old Connector
Using both hands, as pictured
left...get a couple fingers under
motherboard, (between the board and
bottom metal piece) and pull up on
it a bit, then, start pushing the
off of the motherboard by using the
"handles" on either side
of the connectors. It will be very
tight but it will slide off.
Make sure the main board is raised
high enough so that the connector
is high enough to clear the lower
8: Slide the New Connector into place.
the new connector and slide into place,
assemble your NES in reverse order.
Once assembled, you should now have
a blink free system. If you run into
problems and you have purchased a
connector from me. please email me
I will be more than happy to help!
must clean your games before
using your new connector.
If you do not, you will be
wasting your time.
Ideally games should be wiped
with a q-tip every time, before
they are inserted. If you
use a Game Genie, your connector
pins will spread again