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speedyink

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Here's a look at a Gameboy Advance TS2 board, or Testing Station 2 is what the general consensus is to what we think it means. This is an early prototype board that was sent to some developers to get their games off the ground before the board designers at Nintendo finished shrinking it down. I have some pictures of the unit too, if people want those posted just ask.

 

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Oh yeah.....Pictures. I wanted to keep this at full resolution so...sorry slow internet users.

Testing polarity to help identify proper power adapter (Super Famicom if you're wondering)
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Little bit of shrinking to go...Fun fact: The case designers at Nintendo were surprised that the circuit board designers were able to shrink the board enough to fit inside their design.
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Screen comparison with final
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Board pics! Wish I took some real close up ones when I had it, but oh well.

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This last one was edited to even out the exposure across the shot (In case you're wondering why it looks a little..unnatural)
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Where do you get things like this??
 

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This is one of those things I never knew about and now I want to find one for myself. Such a neat piece of Nintendo history for there massive handheld market.
 
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