Model G-Wii CAD files

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  1. Gman RTFDS Staff Member . . . . .

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    Releasing all the model files for the G-Wii including compete SolidWorks assembly and STLs for 3D printing. It's a pretty easy build with plenty of room inside for spaghetti making it perfect for beginners. I've included two different variants of the front case depending on how your printer performs. I decided it was easier for me to print the case in full with supports, otherwise you can print it in 2 parts and glue it together.

    Designed around original GC buttons and joysticks.
    5" 4:3 screen. Looks amazing with the VGA patches! https://bitbuilt.net/forums/index.php?threads/wii-native-vga-version-1-2.2176/
    Fits stock OMGWTF motherboard
    On/Off switch: https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/zf-electronics/PRK22J5DBBNN/CH865-ND/1083858
    Small but loud speakers: https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/soberton-inc/SP-1511S-3/433-1127-ND/6099101
    USB mount pcb: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/12700
    4x 18650s
    https://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/532-371824B32G?r=532-371824B32G
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/5V-35mm-x-...712900?hash=item3cb4a46ec4:g:Tj8AAOSwPCtbYm5e
    70mm x 35mm copper sheet for heatsink assembly: https://www.onlinemetals.com/merchant.cfm?pid=15247&step=4&showunits=inches&id=966&top_cat=87
    Lots of M2 screws

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    Thanks Gman.
     
  4. Mark Forte .

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    Great build Gman. Can I ask where you got the screen
     
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    What charger do you use for the batteries?
     
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  8. Gman RTFDS Staff Member . . . . .

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    Lithium Ion Smart charger from batteryspace https://www.batteryspace.com/smartc...polymerrechargeablebatterypack--ullisted.aspx


    Hi All,
    The first shoulder button had a very small "sweet spot" where the double-tact mod could be properly actuated. I fine tuned the shoulder button model and now the "sweet spot" is much larger and consistent. I only modified it by .25-.5mm in a few dimensions so this problem will depend on your printer's accuracy but I have attached the new version incase anyone has any difficulty with the old one.
     

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  9. Doopliss .

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    what buttons did you use for a,b,x and y? And what tact switches for l and r?
     
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    they're most likely soft switches. You can get them on eBAY: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/182824128340
     
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    How concerned should I be about the specifications of the batteries? (Protected or not, mah, etc.) Could you post a link to the batteries you used in this project?
     
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    Hi everyone, i am new to this site and to electronic projects in general. i want to make this so bad. is there a guide for complete idiots like myself?
    like how to wire the batteries or how to wire the control buttons and the screen ect. any help would be greatly appreciated!
     
  15. Gman RTFDS Staff Member . . . . .

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    A lot of the sub assemblies like the Wii, batteries, and regulators, we have guides for.
    https://bitbuilt.net/forums/index.php?threads/the-definitive-wii-trimming-guide.198/
    https://bitbuilt.net/forums/index.php?threads/dual-tact-mod.680/
    https://bitbuilt.net/forums/index.php?threads/gc-documentation.695/
    https://bitbuilt.net/forums/index.php?threads/portables-and-batteries-a-guide-and-explanation.2228/
    https://bitbuilt.net/forums/index.php?threads/custom-regulators-an-explanation-and-guide.754/

    But some things unique to the G-Wii you can figure out on your own or from looking at the internal pictures.
     
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    Thank you for the information. Very helpful :D
     
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    Hi, guys! For the last month and a half I've been researching how to make a WII portable and I'm really grateful for the insane amount that you've shared with the world! I will definitely start with the GWII
     
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    were the batteries connected in series or parallel, and what cmb or bmp was for the batteries used in the build?

    -merge-

    and what kind of pcb was used for the audio?
     
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  19. Gman RTFDS Staff Member . . . . .

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    This was a custom audio amplifier similar to JacksonS's audio amp https://oshpark.com/shared_projects/Wy4lnqzu

    They were connected in 2S2P with only battery protection pcb.

    Please don't double post again
     
  20. themasterofstuf .

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    ok thanks

    sorry i forgot to ask this before but what kind of buttons or tacts did you use for the abxy buttons and where did you get the gamecube memory card slot
     
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