Discussion Consoles that I think should be trimmed

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I'm not an expert, so take this with a grain of salt. It would be cool if the following consoles could be trimmed:


PS3 Super Slim:
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PS3 Slim:
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Xbox 360 S or E (E motherboard pictured)
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Wii U (Press X to doubt)
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Xbox One S (Distant Future)
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Xbox One X (Not Sure)
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PlayStation or PSone
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OG Xbox (Not Sure)
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Lmfao, I know that some of the critical components are far away from one another. Some of these may not even be possible (rip portable Wii U). I'm not sure, but would relocation of components work somehow and would it get easier in the future using some custom PCBs? Also, power consumption bro..
 
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IMO, it's feasible to relocate the Wii U's two NANDs and SMC, none of which are high-speed. The problem then becomes the disc drive, which hasn't been patched out through homebrew AFAIK, and is a SATA interface. The 4 data traces go from the DD connector straight under the Latte, just like the Wii Bluetooth traces, but it's such a high-speed interface compared to Wii BT (USB) that hand-wiring might not work well enough for the DD handshake to occur. (Impedance control and all that jazz.)

Anyway, assuming you figure all of that out, you still have a motherboard the size of an untrimmed GameCube that runs hotter than the surface of the sun. Just not worth the effort when every U game worth playing has been ported to Switch already. :P
 
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Lmfao, true. Someone probably will make a meme Wii U portable that's just a huge DS.
 
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I thought I would see the NES and SNES classic on here, seeing as they are already pretty on the small aide and draw very little power.
 
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Bruh, how did I forget those? They're pretty similar internally, so trims might be similar as well.
 

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Both the NES and SNES classic use the exact same boards. It's just the shell and the software that's different.
 
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Lmfao, I know that some of the critical components are far away from one another. Some of these may not even be possible (rip portable Wii U). I'm not sure, but would relocation of components work somehow and would it get easier in the future using some custom PCBs? Also, power consumption bro..
I wouldn't doubt it considering it seems like it's going to be possible after all to make a Wii U port
 

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og xbox is only dual layer and can run with no dvd, a small latop hdd, and a Pico ATX PSU
Ive thought about cutting and folding it in half but thats kinda nuts
 
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I thought I would see the NES and SNES classic on here, seeing as they are already pretty on the small aide and draw very little power.
I've been looking at portablising my nes classic, and based on my research: I have no idea what I'm doing, and trimming isn't really worth it. Thing is the board is already tiny, and has a nice usb power input; why bother if it works nicely? Anyway has anyone else done much with them?
 

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I've been looking at portablising my nes classic, and based on my research: I have no idea what I'm doing, and trimming isn't really worth it. Thing is the board is already tiny, and has a nice usb power input; why bother if it works nicely? Anyway has anyone else done much with them?
Better emulation is already possible with something like a Raspberry Pi, there would be no need to portablize one of the Mini's.
 
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