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by Robochris
Fri Mar 03, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: Adafruit
Replies: 5
Views: 1772

Re: Adafruit

Solved!
Thanks for the input guys! Helders preorder opened back up so I jumped on that instead.
by Robochris
Fri Mar 03, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: Buttons
Replies: 5
Views: 1564

Re: Buttons

What about just buying a third party SNES controller with the proper button colors? Lots of cheap ones on ebay or aliexpress...Maybe at local game shops near you as well? https://www.aliexpress.com/wholesale?catId=0&initiative_id=SB_20170303125919&SearchText=SNES+controller I've read into it a litt...
by Robochris
Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: Buttons
Replies: 5
Views: 1564

Re: Buttons

abrugsch wrote:I've seen a few sets on ebay but UK sellers but they are usually as expensive as buying a complete set of each colour

Yeah, that's what I'm finding out.
by Robochris
Fri Mar 03, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: Buttons
Replies: 5
Views: 1564

Buttons

I'm looking to build with Snes color scheme (RGBY) I found a set at deadpanrobot.co.uk but they are out of stock at the moment. Anyone ever find these anywhere else? Preferably in the US but doesn't have to be. I don't need a dpad. Possibly thinking of 2 sets so I can use the second set as L1 L2 R1 ...
by Robochris
Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: Adafruit
Replies: 5
Views: 1772

Re: Adafruit

jermzz wrote:Dunno. I get them on Amazon same day..
I considered it as I am a prime member but they cost about $8 more per piece.
by Robochris
Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:48 am
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: Pi Zero W
Replies: 27
Views: 7602

Re: Pi Zero W

Why wouldn't you use a teensey? Core functionality of the gbz is the handheld retro feel, right? How would the buttons on the gbz work with just bluetooth? Can't take it on the go.... Am I missing something? being polite, you are missing the point... but its fine, sometimes you have to think outsid...
by Robochris
Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: Adafruit
Replies: 5
Views: 1772

Adafruit

You guys have much experience with Adafruit? (Not from a customer service standpoint.) I'm just waiting of a couple part to come back into stock before I place an order. Just trying to save on their steep shipping. Just wondering how long I may be waiting for stock. Teensy LC and audio amp are out o...
by Robochris
Wed Mar 01, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: Pi Zero W
Replies: 27
Views: 7602

Re: Pi Zero W

just been notified by pimoroni that i'll have mine delivered tomorrow :D https://shop.pimoroni.com/products/raspberry-pi-zero-w this also could make the build far less clutter by having a bluetooth controller... no more teensy http://i.imgur.com/yZrg1yr.jpg http://i.imgur.com/7MfzjVO.jpg http://www...
by Robochris
Wed Mar 01, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: General Chat (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: Safe shutdown
Replies: 2
Views: 1247

Safe shutdown

How crucial do you guys think this is? Is the worry for corrupted data? Did you use one?

Thoughts?