WiiBoy XL

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  1. GC64 .

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    After a year of work and almost entirely frying the system, I've finally fixed all of the issues and completed my first Wii portable. I've decided to respectfully plagiarize @Gman by calling it the WiiBoy "XL" as it is the only name that suits it..

    Specs:
    - OMGWTF trimmed Wii motherboard
    - Four 18650 rechargeable batteries
    - Single cord charge and play system using standard 12v DC adapter
    - GC+ with sliders (of course)
    - Custom 3D printed case, courtesy of @Air Conditioner for releasing his design which I modeled off of
    - 4" 4:3 composite display
    - Games loaded on SD card, made possible by USB to SD card reader
    - WiiHUD audio amp designed by @Aurelio, allowing for on screen volume controls, stereo sound, and switching headphone jack

    I know, the case is extremely dirty at the moment from touching it with my fingers while working on it. I have a habit of applying flux with my bare fingers, which might explain the filth. One of the downsides to having a white case!

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  2. GingerOfOz no wario Staff Member . .

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    Awesome! I'm glad you found the motivation to fix it, because that's pretty cool.
     
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  3. jefflongo Broke BitBuilt Staff Member . .

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    Wow! This looks fantastic. My next portable is going to be similar to this, also inspired by Gman. May I ask what you ended up doing for the shoulder buttons?
     
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  4. GC64 .

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    There’s a brief glimpse of the back of the system in the video. I 3D printed an L, an R, and two Z buttons and placed them on the back. They work well and are quite comfortable that way
     
  5. Doom Modelrater Staff Member . . . Estmemed Member

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    v nice but I must make one suggestion to make it bitbuilt brofficial

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  6. Stitches 2 and a Half Dollarydoos Staff Member . .

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    Very nice work. Can never have enough good portrait portables out there. (You can probly clean that gunk off easily with IPA and a tissue)
     
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  7. Aurelio The Fixer ᕕ( ᐛ )ᕗ Staff Member . . . . .

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    Very nice to see WiiHUD in a finished portable!
     
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  8. fibbef Wizardry V Completer .

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    Looks downright amazing! Happy to see you’ve incorporated so many components that spawned from this site alone, including some love for Air Conditioner’s design files!
     
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  9. GC64 .

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    Yes, he said his design would have worked so much better for a wii portable than a gamecube portable, which is why he had to add a spacer. So after a bit of modification, this is the result. He was definitely right since no spacer was needed this time around :)
     
  10. Matthew Formally known as Chaos Staff Member . .

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    Love it. This looks amazing!
     
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