discolor on the SNES... anyone get this too

Discussion in 'Console Gaming' started by CoDeNcE, Oct 14, 2004.

  1. CoDeNcE

    CoDeNcE Gene Yuss?

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    i was doing the project over game concoles, and i barrowed a friends and it was like a weird yello/green/pale and like it looks all weird. then wyatt said he's is sorta doing that too, anyone know how to help this, or has it happened to anyone else?
     
  2. Taggert_LOA

    Taggert_LOA Modding Addict Political User

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    it's just how the plastic ages. alot of it could be from heat issues, from being ontop of tv's, tucked away in tv stands, sunlight, and the different composites in the plastic breaking down with age.
     
  3. Steevo

    Steevo Spammer representing. Political User Folding Team

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    Mine is still grey. So is my NES.
     
  4. CoDeNcE

    CoDeNcE Gene Yuss?

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    my nes is too, but i wasn't talkign about that one, well like i said tho the snes isn't mine, but mine didn't do that quite yet, but if i still had mine i'd wouldn't of made this, but i find it odd to be many different colors...
     
  5. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    Well...the whole thing isnt discolored. The middle part when the game goes into is normal and the rest of the system is all discolored.

    edit: here is something to look at choady boner ( aka Cody Bogner):p http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=discolored+snes

    edit 2: here is somethin from one of the sites in the search

    The discoloration is actually caused by a chemical that nintendo used in treating the plastic of the casing of the SNES system. The chemical has an oxidation reaction with the air during time, causing the plastic to turn a yellowish hue. It was not present in all batches of systems, i think only in the newer ones.

    edit 3: i read more on the site and a few said its the older ones that make the color. Which makes more sense too me but o well its figured out now :)
     
  6. jmole

    jmole The Hero Of Time

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    Mine is discolored. The whole thing has turned yellow, but the part where the cartridge does in is still grey. The weird thing is that it has never been in sunlight. It has been in a dark area on my entertainment center.
     
  7. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    Its just the chemicals oxiding after so many years.