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by Unicornflakes
Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Guides
Topic: How to - Use the GPIO for Buttons instead of a Teensy
Replies: 97
Views: 81515

Re: How to - Use the GPIO for Buttons instead of a Teensy

Hello, I want to use this GPIO method. It has worked so far as. The buttons are recognized under Retropi and I can configure the keys. Also, I can with the D-Pad, the Move the Retropi Menü (Up, down, left, right). A + B (Enter+go Back) and Start / Select access to settings very well! But when start...
by Unicornflakes
Sat Jul 01, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: gameboy zero by the noobest guy
Replies: 37
Views: 9662

Re: gameboy zero by the noobest guy

IMG_20170701_162554526.jpg I'm starting to look into the controls I was hoping to recycle a chinese snes usb controller I already have. Looking at the pad board it is more complex than the on i saw in tutorials. I don't get what is ground, i was expecting some common path. Anyone can give me a lead ?
by Unicornflakes
Sat Jun 24, 2017 5:17 am
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: gameboy zero by the noobest guy
Replies: 37
Views: 9662

Re: gameboy zero by the noobest guy

Once again you were right the screen control board ribbon was not connected properly. I feel stupid again :)

I'm waiting for the case to be delivered to go to the next steps now, thanks again.
by Unicornflakes
Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: gameboy zero by the noobest guy
Replies: 37
Views: 9662

Re: gameboy zero by the noobest guy

I wanted to try a few things this morning but after giving a white screen on first boot, the screen niw seems to not work at all ( all this before I changed anything). The pi still work as expected via hdmi...
by Unicornflakes
Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: gameboy zero by the noobest guy
Replies: 37
Views: 9662

Re: gameboy zero by the noobest guy

If that can ease minds, I noob at both soldering and gbz :)

I don't really know what do to now, I wonder if my screen is working ok or not...
by Unicornflakes
Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:50 am
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: gameboy zero by the noobest guy
Replies: 37
Views: 9662

Re: gameboy zero by the noobest guy

I've tried with a 2A power bank without success, I'll if I can find something more powerfull.

Thanks for all the replies guys, I have a hard time learning all this but this community is great :)
by Unicornflakes
Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: gameboy zero by the noobest guy
Replies: 37
Views: 9662

Re: gameboy zero by the noobest guy

Unfortunately as I said before I'm not really qualified in all the electronic stuff, so I don't have gears to use a 12v power supply. Regarding the screen board modification, I've read in several topics on this forum that there is no need to remove the chip. On one of this topic I read something abo...
by Unicornflakes
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: gameboy zero by the noobest guy
Replies: 37
Views: 9662

Re: gameboy zero by the noobest guy

I tried to link the video wire correctly (appart from my poor soldering) this time, unfortunetly the result is still the same. Here is the soldering and a gif from the screen behavior. https://img15.hostingpics.net/thumbs/mini_688281IMG20170618163740846.jpg https://img15.hostingpics.net/thumbs/mini_...
by Unicornflakes
Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:53 am
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: gameboy zero by the noobest guy
Replies: 37
Views: 9662

Re: gameboy zero by the noobest guy

Sorry I feel really stupid :oops:

Here is what I did:

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by Unicornflakes
Sun Jun 18, 2017 5:39 am
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: gameboy zero by the noobest guy
Replies: 37
Views: 9662

Re: gameboy zero by the noobest guy

I did the wiring as you described and replaced the yellow wire with a shield one but I still have some flickering I think. I guess I'll try to clean all the soldering and restart from scratch when I receive my helping hand.