Portable Xbox 360 Prototype Complete (Updated)*

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Portable Xbox 360 Prototype Complete (Updated)*

Post by ThatGoogleGuy » Tue Jan 18, 2011 12:21 am

So I've been working on this guy for quite some time. Finally finished the CAD drawings and the programming for the CNC machine.
Almost done installing all the components, just waiting on a couple small parts to come in, and should be built and ready to show
within the next 3 weeks! Leave a comment or send me an email at thejacobauerbach@gmail.com if you like the prototype and are interested
in having me build you one. Almost everything can be custom from any engravings you want all the way to which ports you want accessible or what color you want.

I will either make a new post, or update this one with pictures/video of the completed portable as soon as the last few parts arrive.
Again, if anyone is interested send me an email at thejacobauerbach@gmail.com with any custom information you want with yours, or any questions you have. I will be selling them in order of the email requests I get. Thanks for taking a look!
(turn around time between 2 weeks after the materials take to arrive)

Here are the finished CAD drawings
Dimensions:
Length - 16 inches
Width - 10.75 inches
Height - 3.5 inches

(Keep in mind your orders can be totally customized, but here are the most basic ports on my prototype)

Ports:
2x USB
2x 3.5mm Headphone/external speaker jack
1x Standard power cord input

Options include(but are not limited to):
Built in speakers
Built in wifi
Built in power brick
# of USB connections
# of Headphone/Speaker jacks
Color of the unit
Engravings on the unit
Hard Drive size/accessibility
Screen Size from 16in - 22in

Buttons (left to right): Eject, Volume Down, Power, Volume Up, Sync

EDIT*
I don't intend on selling anything until I've finished the project and made a video of it, this post is just so I can share the work I've spent long hours doing.

UPDATE*
After looking around all over the place I realized I was going to have to create my own buttons for the xbox...so I got started on designing them earlier today and just finished. Also I spent the whole day in the lab on saturday and actually had to make the vices and clamps (sounds a lot easier than it really is...lots of machining involved for such simple stuff) so I finished the first piece of the four...I wont post too many pictures since I am going to make a new post when everything is done but here are a couple. Also there was one mistake I made in the programming which made the left and right sides of this piece different sizes by a tenth of an inch, but no worries its an easy fix.

Finally set up and ready to start the inside
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The coolant was blocking the fun stuff!
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Halfway there...
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Done!
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Other side
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Close up of the finished buttons
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The four CNCed pieces. Assembled.
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Fitting the guts
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Completed and rendered
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View from top
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Another view
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Re: Portable Xbox 360 Prototype Complete (Selling Portable 360s)

Post by Basement_Modder » Wed Jan 19, 2011 10:59 am

Hey man I wouldn't mind buying a case or two once you made them.

I can do all the wiring myself, so it wouldn't be worth it for me to buy a full unit.
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Re: Portable Xbox 360 Prototype Complete (Selling Portable 360s)

Post by ThatGoogleGuy » Sat Jan 22, 2011 11:10 am

Thats good to know, if you want more info just send me an email and we can talk more about it!
Just so everyone here knows, I'm not selling or trying to sell anything until I come out with a video for it so
people will know what they're getting into.

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Re: Portable Xbox 360 Prototype Complete (Selling Portable 360s)

Post by Basement_Modder » Wed Jan 26, 2011 7:37 pm

I see you're in Ann Arbor. I live ≈2 hours from there. I think this is the beginning of a business... :wink:
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Re: Portable Xbox 360 Prototype Complete (Updated)*

Post by hackmodford » Fri Feb 04, 2011 9:48 am

I'm not that far from ann arbor either... hmmmm

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Re: Portable Xbox 360 Prototype Complete (Updated)*

Post by hailrazer » Fri Feb 04, 2011 11:30 am

Nice work.

I actually have a CNC Plasma being shipped to me next week. I might be able to collaborate with you on some custom metal work :)
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