Worklog Miceeno's N64 Portable 2020

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Awesome build Miceeno, this build is perfect for 4 player Golden Eye. Also, how did you achieve automatic switching for the player one port?
 

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Awesome build Miceeno, this build is perfect for 4 player Golden Eye. Also, how did you achieve automatic switching for the player one port?
I hardwired the external controller port for player 1 to the Nintendo 64. Then wired the internal controller through a micro limit switch in the normally closed position. And finally the switch was glued in such a way that it is opened when a controller is physically inserted.

The switches: https://www.ebay.com/itm/264091271380

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Very nice work! I love how large the display is, must look fantastic with VGA.
Lol, speaking dimensionally I forgot to post those. It's about 13.5 wide x 7.375 tall x 1.375 thick. My goal was to come in under 1 inch thick but that didn't work out because of the controls. And it didn't feel right putting DS Lite controls on such a massive portable. So in the extra space I doubled the battery capacity.

Also here's some proof of the RAM swap and built in Memory Pak.

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like this big boi! really love your work & the idea with the switch inside of the controller port is just great :)
 
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