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by Robvp
Tue Jun 28, 2016 11:42 am
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: usb hub stops working when soldered to the pi zero
Replies: 17
Views: 7600

Re: usb hub stops working when soldered to the pi zero

I'm gonna go with Wermy on this one, the pads are painfully small and close together, it's easy to short them and not notice it
by Robvp
Sun Jun 19, 2016 2:48 pm
Forum: Hardware Help
Topic: Removing the ic chip on original controller board
Replies: 3
Views: 1661

Re: Removing the ic chip on original controller board

I removed it with pliers, I don't need the little chip so I just pried it out
by Robvp
Thu Jun 16, 2016 11:06 pm
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: Screen help for 5v
Replies: 18
Views: 6811

Re: Screen help for 5v

I think the "noise" is normal, the screen res is 320x240, mine looks similar
by Robvp
Wed Jun 15, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: General Project Chat
Topic: Mod for GameBoy Color (GBC), Gameboy Advance (GBA), Gameboy Advance SP (GBASP)
Replies: 50
Views: 20600

Re: Mod for GameBoy Color (GBC), Gameboy Advance (GBA), Gameboy Advance SP (GBASP)

General consensus on a gbc or pocket mod is to forget the card reader since the space is way more limited
by Robvp
Wed Jun 15, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: BW 3.5 Inch TFT LCD Monitor
Replies: 6
Views: 4417

Re: BW 3.5 Inch TFT LCD Monitor

Depends on the PCB, some do and some don't, I ordered that same one from seller Niceshopping and required a small modification ton run on 5v
by Robvp
Mon Jun 13, 2016 11:34 am
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: HubPiwi, anyone seen this?
Replies: 4
Views: 2391

Re: HubPiwi, anyone seen this?

Ganreizu wrote:My problem with it is that it's on the back of the zero, and the zero is mounted on the top side of the case where there isn't a lot of room to begin with and it's not accessible from the battery window. :/
You could just solder a couple of wires on the testing pads and mount them side by side
by Robvp
Sat Jun 11, 2016 8:50 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Possible Powerbooster Alternative?
Replies: 17
Views: 5065

Re: Possible Powerbooster Alternative?

Those seem to be one function each, a step up and a charger, so they are basically 2 boards to fulfill the function of one
by Robvp
Fri Jun 10, 2016 3:18 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Possible Powerbooster Alternative?
Replies: 17
Views: 5065

Re: Possible Powerbooster Alternative?

Someone mentioned this one on another build: https://www.amazon.com/SMAKN%C2%AE-Lithium-Battery-Charger-Module/dp/B00WDQIA9W?ie=UTF8&psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00 it has a display for battery % and status, found it pretty neat, I might replace my powerbank circuit with that or j...
by Robvp
Fri Jun 10, 2016 10:23 am
Forum: General Project Chat
Topic: Custom Handheld Arcade console with Raspberry Pi3
Replies: 16
Views: 9153

Re: Custom Handheld Arcade console with Raspberry Pi3

Thanks for sharing your build, I was thinking of an arcade build later on and now I know what I'll use as a psu, the SMAKN looks great, wish I had seen it sooner for my gameboy
by Robvp
Wed Jun 08, 2016 9:52 pm
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Source of battery charger/boostconverter
Replies: 3
Views: 1394

Re: Source of battery charger/boostconverter

I'm using one of those on my build, you can put it inside the dmg but it will be pretty intrusive, i got mine free from my carrier but i've seen similars around 5 bucks at walmart, they also have some that deliver 2 amps and have 2 batteries inside for around 10 bucks Also I don't believe you can ch...