Trying to switch on

Hi, afraid this is a pathetically basic question but I’m struggling even to turn on my Gameshell. I’m in the UK and don’t yet have a battery but understand I can power directly via the USB and my laptop. Is that right? When I try to do this I get absolutely nothing, nothing on the screen, no LED anywhere. The screen is connected properly as far as I can tell. What do I need to be looking for? Or do I just need to wait for a battery?!

The Gameshell should turn on when USB power is connected. Double check that your microSD card is inserted correctly. Without it, the GS will not start.

Thank you. I think it’s inserted ok but happy to be corrected. Does this look ok?


No that looks too far out to me… have you tried it both ways around?

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Oh fantastic, thanks so much. Working now! Bloody typical, I had pushed it further in so many times but it just popped out. Then tried again now and it stayed in and switched on!