G-Wii

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  1. Gman RTFDS Staff Member . . . . . .

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    This is a Wii portable I've been working on for too many months. Glad to have it off my workbench.

    It's packing a 5" VGA screen, GC memory card slot, original GC buttons/joysticks, and 3D printed shoulder buttons. Besides that, it's a basic build. Thanks @Shank for the name, G-Wii. @Aurelio for the VGA patches and a bunch of homebrew help. Hope y'all like it.

    you can download the cad files here if you want: https://bitbuilt.net/forums/index.php?threads/g-wii-cad-files.2319/

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  2. ThePuffpuff30 .

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    woah
     
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  3. Al3x Portugal .

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    Wow! very incredible !!! the assembly is very clean! Thanks for sharing!!!
     
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  4. Postman . .

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    hemlo sir yes i wold liek v much if u could maek me a v nice portabel jus lik dis w my alowance my mom gave me i will gib u 10$ ok thank

    But actually though, as always, I would take your portable on a classy date if I could. 10/10 would portable again.
     
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  5. thedrew .

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    Wow, looks official and classic with the original buttons. Love it!
     
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  6. Downing . .

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    How the hell do you take something that is 3D printed and make it look vacuum-formed? I'm both inspired and sent back to the stone age...
     
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    First of all, you have to be Gman >:D
     
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    What is your option on sounds and earphone jack?
     
  10. Gman RTFDS Staff Member . . . . . .

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    I would recommend JacksonS's audio amp or Aurelio's WiiHUD amp (not sure if it is still available for purchase or not).
     
  11. Danielle .

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    Question: I realise that the GC+ has become the primary button control board in Wii portablizers. I can't seem to see how people either get the black chip that is on top, or program it to function.
     
  12. Gman RTFDS Staff Member . . . . . .

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    The parts can be ordered on digikey, check the bill of materials on the GC+ github. The chip is programmed using a pickit3.

    Also please start your own thread, this is not the thread to ask questions.
     
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    The screws you used, are these self tapping ones?
     
  14. Gman RTFDS Staff Member . . . . . .

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    They are M2 machine screws. You will have to pre-drill the holes slightly (just a hair smaller than the outside diameter of the screw). Then use strong force to drive it in the plastic
     
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  18. Davve_DP .

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    Hey Gman

    (This is my first post btw after weeks of lurking) Was just meaning to ask you about the cooling solution in your CAD-model. Is that heatsink really drawing much heat off the GPU? Wouldn't I need a significantly longer one to cover both the CPU and GPU? But then comes the question: Where does the fan go?

    A great case otherwise though. Planning on making my first portable and this has been a great place to start case-wise. Mind you the amount of research one has to do before starting. Jesus Christ!

    Btw, I would be happy to optimize the CAD-files (if you would like) since I have some experience with solidworks although I don't really see a reason why.
     

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  19. Gman RTFDS Staff Member . . . . . .

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    Yes, it works. Not pictured is a copper sheet which bridges thermally the gpu, cpu, and the heatsink.
     
  20. Davve_DP .

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    Ahaa that makes a lot more sense. Thanks for the clarification
     

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