Ninjameep's GBZ

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Ninjameep's GBZ

Post by Ninjameep » Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:47 pm

Oh man, now that i see it all its come together nicely ouo

i guess ill just go in a random order of things and explain them o3o (note: no work has actually been done yet, but will extremely soon)


[spoiler="DMG shell among others"]
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i got the case off Ebay,
[link: http://www.ebay.com/itm/A-Replacement-H ... 1496259229]

while i got the glow in the dark buttons from kitschbent
[link: http://store.kitsch-bent.com/product/silicone-buttons]

i 3D printed the screw brackets posts at school
(wermy provided the .stl) [link: http://www.sudomod.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=789]

dont mind the terrible dremeled screen protector, that was just me testing stuff, and maybe putting it on to cover my terrible dremel job, but ill be touching that up later![/spoiler]

[spoiler="Raspberry Pi"]
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my new Pi Zero i got recently
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my first reaspberry pi i tried for probably months to get to work through GPIO (that didnt turn out well) still works,
i was going to try and de-solder everything off like ive seen others do, but i dont really have the necessary tools to do so, so i just got the pi zero
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[/spoiler]

[spoiler="Screens"]
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Got It Here
[Link:http://www.ebay.com/itm/151500353401]
i recently got this in the mail, i plan to dremel the screen protector to fit my GBZ size (as ive seen others do)
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it has a slight bend in the ribbin cable which im worried about, but im sure its fine
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the board for those who like to see such ( i do ouo)

but i have this touchscreen i kinda wasted money on and was trying to use for the longest time , but after finding out i cant really desolder everything well with my current tools live ive said before, i decided to buy my new screen
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i damaged it at school (this was orginally a project for school, i still passed because i made a mock up version, more on that in another post)
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this was before i had a dremel, i CAREFULLY broke with plyers , the side of the hoard (it doesnt have any circuts near there so i assumed it was ok) it looks terrible, i actually havent tried it out to see if it works still, but im sure its fine pfft[/spoiler]

i shall post the next part (as ive seen now there is a Picture limit per post oops)

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Re: Ninjameep's GBZ

Post by Ninjameep » Sun Aug 28, 2016 10:05 pm

[2nd part]

[spoiler="Buttons and Options"]
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as you can see i have quite a bit of stuff

So here are some extra D-pads
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while all the rubbers
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the essentials is what id call them
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a audio jack and a 5 pin volume wheel i looted from a old CD drive from an old XP computer
(its a very good place to get them instead of paying like 5$ for shipping and 2-3$ for each)
it also had a tactile switch, but it didnt survive (RIP)
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Now i have a few options for my L and R buttons, which would be easier? tactile switch or button on rubber on PCB?
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the rest of the rubbers for the buttons plus some other i found
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The best part in all of this mess of stuff besides the pi is Helders All In One (not programmed yet from his tutorial)
i do have it soldered to a USB however, for now[/spoiler]

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Re: Ninjameep's GBZ

Post by Ninjameep » Sun Aug 28, 2016 10:22 pm

[3rd part]

[spoiler="Sound and battery"]So first is the Speaker/s
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So we have 3 Speakers And Helders Gameboy Zero Audio Buffer, which i will ask how to hook into the all in one later when i get to it~
a speaker the exact size of the DMG's (found it within an old toy)
a gameboy SP speaker i bought before i found the other speaker
and a speaker i found from another device, but it is too big for the shell, (i could dremel some stuff but i had the smaller speaker still)

And here we have the battery stuff~
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Here it all is
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the switch works, but is pretty banged up form me learning how to sodler and not having a helping hand at the time (lots of burns)
so i also salvaged another switch from the same toy i got the speaker from~
(the original one however though [Link: https://www.adafruit.com/product/805 ] )
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here we have the Adafruit Micro Lipo w/MicroUSB Jack - USB LiIon/LiPoly charger - v1
[Link: https://www.adafruit.com/product/1904 ]
its part of that stuff i was talking about from my project (still plan to make a forum post on that)
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Heres the PowerBoost 500 Basic - 5V USB Boost @ 500mA from 1.8V+
[Link: https://www.adafruit.com/product/1903 ]
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and here we have what will be powering it all, may not be much but i may buy another later on if its not enough for me
[Link: https://www.adafruit.com/product/1781 ][/spoiler]

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Re: Ninjameep's GBZ

Post by Ninjameep » Sun Aug 28, 2016 10:34 pm

[FINAL PART] (for the parts and showing all that is, the build log will be next)

[spoiler="MISC"]So heres a bunch of wires i plan to use for all of this~
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i found some heatshrink tubing aswell, literally found it
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it has 4 buttonwells just in case my next 3D printed Object doesn't turn out right, among quite a few screw posts~
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the Solder ive been useing, the one in the tube is thinner, i tried to do a comparison but you can barely tell (it was what i had on hand, i should buy way thinner solder when i start doing alot of important stuff)
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i kinda messed up, this was part of my GPIO attempt, the board is fine but i couldnt really clean off the hotglue well and the solder points were terrible (i hotglued it because it worked, then i ran into a problem and really didnt know any good ways of removing hotglue without ruining my solder iron , plus de soldering the wires and one wire broke off and you get it ) Helder just so happend to finish his All In one Board and it saved me alot more trouble and money and waiting on shipping, he had everything else i needed in the board so i got one e3e, as it stands now i dont know what to do with the board here, maybe ill clean it off for a next build who knows, i do need a solder sucker though[/spoiler]
sorry this was all so long, i hope you guys enjoyed all of this~

EDIT: i also have a spare USB hub ill probably steal the USB's from and put onto the ALL IN ONE o3o

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