warn out snes/super nintendo system

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I recently decided to dust off my old Super Nintendo, hooked it up to the TV and got some games to start up then freeze, others to have horizontal lines, and a couple with just black screen.  For the games that did not have black screen the music and sounds would work just not the picture.  Any ideas?

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Sounds like common symptoms of age. I would recommend blowing in the cartridges to see if that fixes it, if not, try blowing in the game slot for the SNES. Sometimes, a can a compressed air works better than blowing in it.
also you can use any alcohol based product to clean the terminal with a cotton bud, as over time the connections do get corrosion and dust forming on them


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