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(Left) Lynx Model 1 - (Right) Lynx Model 2
  • Atari Lynx Specifications
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  • Modding and Repair🕸

    Lynx Dead or Alive TestDo this before turning your Lynx on unless MOSFET and Zener were replaced!

    Disassembly: Electronics:
    Replacing Parts: Modifications:

    You can do all these mods and repairs yourself with some soldering experience or contact one of the modders from this list.

    Modern LCD Replacements🕸

    (Left) Original Lynx 1 CF Tube LCD - (Right) BennVenn IPS LCD

    Original Lynx screens are known for poor colour quality and bad viewing angles, and if you're lucky your's doesn't have any pixel rot. For best gaming experience, a modern LCD screen is a must. Check out our Comparison of LCD Screen Replacements before you buy.

    SD/Flash Cartridges🕸

    (Left) RetroHQ Game Drive - (Right) BennVenn ElCheapoSD

    With an SD/Flash Cartridge you can play all of the available Lynx ROMs, as well as homebrew games and demos. Check out our Comparison of current SD/Flash Carts before you buy.

    If you're interested in some historic versions of flash carts, we have articles on these too - AgaCart and Best of Lynx Flash Carts available up to 2019.

    Online Shop🕸

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