Worklog N64P Advance 2.0

Discussion in 'Nintendo 64' started by E64, Jul 21, 2018.

  1. E64 .

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    Hello BB members
    I'm back again to do another N64P
    The parts ill be using:
    Gba carrying case
    7.4v 5600mah
    4.3 Tft screen
    1st party controller
    Memory card
    16 Ohm speakers
    Expansion pack
    Gikfun tact switch

    Snapchat-1831579279.jpg I'm already starting to get the screen prepared to the way I want it
     
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  2. E64 .

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    Snapchat-139821115.jpg I've went ahead and cut out the screen and controller holes I'm gonna abs the joystick and dpad tomorrow
     
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  3. Miceeno .

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    Something worth trying to save yourself on sanding time is to tape your analog stick and dpad in place from the front. And I mean cover it in tape so that when you apply your abs from the back it will be smooth on the front without so much excess to sand later.
     
  4. E64 .

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    Thanks for the tip. I've try to use regular clear tape before but it doesn't hold good enough but electric tape works better and it doesn't leave any sticky residue like the clear tape:D
     
  5. E64 .

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    I've finished trimming my board Snapchat-1202232009.jpg also my controller and I went ahead and started wiring half of the memory card Snapchat-1646780052.jpg
     
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  6. E64 .

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    Alright so I've just finished rewiring my controller pack Snapchat-814139252.jpg and my case is almost done just had to add some putty over the holes left over by the cement Snapchat-2111924519.jpg
     
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  7. E64 .

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    Im getting the controller board the way I want it to sit on the back of the screen Snapchat-1610118731.jpg
    Also I've finished painting the case Snapchat-1676456422.jpg
    I had alot of trouble with it but I've eventually got it right I'm satisfy with it now
    All that's left to do is wire up.the controller,screen,batteries and the audio board and speakers
     
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    Case work looks slick. Controller+pack wiring is neat as well. Looks great so far!
     
  9. E64 .

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    Thanks rewiring the controller pack almost took me an hour and my frankencase skills have gotten better over the years
     
  10. E64 .

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    Snapchat-1416215218.jpg Here's a little update i got the controller wired up except for L,R, and Z buttons I'll do that once I rewire the cartridge slot and also a special thanks to @Noah for the joystick converter everything is looking good so far
     
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  11. amiinoo .

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    looks really good!
     
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  12. ThePuffpuff30 .

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    This project is so awesome. One of the cleanest GBA portables I’ve seen. Keep it up!
     
  13. E64 .

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    Thanks as long you have thinner wires everything comes out clean and organized but my wiring isn't as clean as the other members but it's something :)
     
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    N64 portables like this have a special place in my heart, brings me back to the old days of **NAME OF SITE REDACTED**.
     
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    It's finally complete here's the last few internal pics I've decided to keep the screen control inside the case since I didn't feel like drilling holes in front of the case but overall I enjoy building this portable :) Snapchat-830996146.jpg Snapchat-2000883365.jpg Snapchat-326001775.jpg
     
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