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Old 04-21-2007, 10:44 PM
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Default Re: Battery Replacement

Originally Posted by Maza View Post
How long is the lifespan of a G/S cartridge, generally? And how much does playing with it affect it?
5 to 8 years. Maybe more maybe less. I don't think playing or not playing will have much of an effect. Most Gameboy games have some kind of battery in it but you don't see them dying. I believe it's the crystal oscillator, which keeps the time, which has the biggest effect since it is constantly using the battery's energy.

You can however replace the battery with a newer one which should have a lot longer life.
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