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  1. Bill Paxton

    Model GBA Console Scan

    Time to finally design/print a Tingle Tuner!
  2. Bill Paxton

    Worklog N64-AIO

  3. Bill Paxton

    Worklog DIY Concept UFO

    So when is this guy joining the bitbuilt team!? Gotta get me an all aluminum G-Boy!!
  4. Bill Paxton

    Worklog Geb's Xbox Slim Laptop

    ogx360 you say... I didn't know this was a thing, and I most definitely need one now. I appreciate you sharing! This project is great by the way. I'm excited to see more of it! I still use my OGxbox all the time. I wonder how difficult it would be to redesign this Ryzee119 dude's board so...
  5. Bill Paxton

    Gamecube Grip for Nintendo Switch

    Thanks guys! It is wired to an 8bitdo Gbros adapter. Which is hardwired to a Hori USB dock, and the battery pack is connected to that. I'll attach a picture when I'm home. If I'm being honest, I'd've much preferred to have printed the whole thing for easy repeatability. But I just couldn't...
  6. Bill Paxton

    Gamecube Grip for Nintendo Switch

    Added a video. And updated the title, many thanks to GingerOfWahhh-z for that.
  7. Bill Paxton

    Gamecube Grip for Nintendo Switch

    I finished it. The "Leech" strikes again! GC controller shell cut in half, frankencased to 3D printed middle parts. Inside is a split GC controller pcb wired to a GC+. Also inside is a rearranged and rewired Anker PowerCore 20,100 mAh Portable battery pack. Should give you plenty of hours...
  8. Bill Paxton

    Worklog Sneak Preview of my second portable

    It fits into like, the cup of your hand. It also takes a bit of force to flip it back and fourth. I have not once turned it off by accident.
  9. Bill Paxton

    Worklog Sneak Preview of my second portable

    I stopped being lazy and shot a video today. Enjoy! P.S. @Aurelio I think we should make babies together. So if you want to put your thing (Pizza magic 2.0 next level techno wizardry shit) into my thing (this shell, or a modified version of this shell to adequately accommodate it) let me...
  10. Bill Paxton

    Worklog Gamecube Controller Switch Dock

    My project for this contest is a Gamecube controller that the Nintendo Switch tablet can slide into. I'll use one of those cheaper GC controller to Switch adapters, remove and trim it as much as I can, and connect it all internally so that is just docks into place via the USB-c port on the...
  11. Bill Paxton

    Worklog GBoy rev3

    Ah, I see. Okie doke. I mentioned it briefly in my worklog, but Shapeways' plastic takes to Rit's synthetic fabric dye very well. I (someone with barely any painting experience) thought it significantly easier to put the pieces into a pot of near boiling water/dye for a few minutes, then to even...
  12. Bill Paxton

    Worklog GBoy rev3

    What are those!?
  13. Bill Paxton

    Worklog Sneak Preview of my second portable

    Thanks! The ABXY buttons were designed in AutoCAD. The face shape and diameter are same, but they needed to be shorter to fit into the design. Font of the letters is wrong, but I couldn't figure out what it was, so I just picked something close. P.S. Sorry if anyone thought this was the video...
  14. Bill Paxton

    MGC 2019 - The True BitBuilt Experience

    What would an outsider like me need to do to get in on this next year?
  15. Bill Paxton

    Worklog Sneak Preview of my second portable

    Done. Will post a video later.
  16. Bill Paxton

    Worklog Sneak Preview of my second portable

    After many tries and fails, I finally leaned the correct way to mix and spray clear coat on things. Not 100% perfect, but I realized that if I keep aiming for absolute perfection, I'm never going to be done with this.
  17. Bill Paxton

    Question Any quick fixes for Gamecube controller ports don't work anymore?

    A broad question I know. But near as I can tell, everything works like it should. 5v, 3.3v, and other 3.3v for the data, and the grounds. They are all what the should be with no shorts, but the pre-trimmed Wii does not recognize any controllers. My custom GC+ thing, or standard. Tested both on...
  18. Bill Paxton

    Late night modding

    I don't have a real pinout other than the thing I doodled. This is looking top down, with the square end pointing left. (Not to scale.) As for the buttons, the pictures above explains how I did on/off, had to trim away some of the plastic on the inside to get a flush fit. The Screenshot button...
  19. Bill Paxton

    Late night modding

    I took the board of a wired Gamecube controller, wired it directly to an 8bitdo Gbros adapter, and crammed it all into the shell of a Wavebird. I present the Davebird. It was a pretty easy mod, lots of room inside the wavebird. Had to make my own button or two though. Dual rumble motors. Had...