Which consoles haven't been portablized?

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Re: Which consoles haven't been portablized?

Post by jdmlight » Tue Apr 13, 2010 3:00 pm

TRS-80 portable! You'd have to integrate a cassette tape drive somehow...maybe use one of those pocket voice recorders with the mini-tapes.

Hmm...I have a TRS-80 micro color computer sitting in my closet unused, I could make a portable out of it...
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Re: Which consoles haven't been portablized?

Post by tom61 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 3:40 pm

jdmlight wrote:TRS-80 portable! You'd have to integrate a cassette tape drive somehow...maybe use one of those pocket voice recorders with the mini-tapes.

Hmm...I have a TRS-80 micro color computer sitting in my closet unused, I could make a portable out of it...
LOL. 1) not a console 2)Tandy beat you to the punch many times over. (Model 100 series, PC [Portable Computer] series, etc.)

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Re: Which consoles haven't been portablized?

Post by jdmlight » Tue Apr 13, 2010 4:53 pm

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jdmlight wrote:TRS-80 portable! You'd have to integrate a cassette tape drive somehow...maybe use one of those pocket voice recorders with the mini-tapes.

Hmm...I have a TRS-80 micro color computer sitting in my closet unused, I could make a portable out of it...
LOL. 1) not a console 2)Tandy beat you to the punch many times over. (Model 100 series, PC [Portable Computer] series, etc.)
Both true. Also debatable is the usefulness of a computer that can only run BASIC. :lol: But no one's made a portable out of a TRS-80 color computer! :P

I'd personally vote for the Pong portable. There was one of those at MGC, and it was quite fun.
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Re: Which consoles haven't been portablized?

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Re: Which consoles haven't been portablized?

Post by Dant21 » Mon Jun 14, 2010 8:46 am

Ok let's go down the list

Atari 5200
Colecovision
Intelivision
Sega Master System
Neo-Geo CD
CD-I (but, there are official portables of that)
3DO

That's all of the consoles I know of that I know haven't had portables made yet.

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Re: Which consoles haven't been portablized?

Post by samjc3 » Mon Jun 14, 2010 10:39 am

Dant21 wrote:Ok let's go down the list

Atari 5200: been done (flashback and real hardware)
Colecovision: not that i know of.
Intelivision: been done
Sega Master System: been done
Neo-Geo CD:not that i know of.
CD-I (but, there are official portables of that)
3DO: i think its been done.
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Re: Which consoles haven't been portablized?

Post by tom61 » Mon Jun 14, 2010 2:53 pm

samjc3 wrote:
Dant21 wrote:Ok let's go down the list

Atari 5200: been done (flashback and real hardware)
[...]
3DO: i think its been done.
fix'd.
I think you're thinking of the Atari 2600, seeing as there's no Flashback of the Atari 5200. I don't think there is one of a 3DO, although there was a lot of discussion on this forum.

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Re: Which consoles haven't been portablized?

Post by samjc3 » Mon Jun 14, 2010 3:48 pm

tom61 wrote:
samjc3 wrote:
Dant21 wrote:Ok let's go down the list

Atari 5200: been done (flashback and real hardware)
[...]
3DO: i think its been done.
fix'd.
I think you're thinking of the Atari 2600, seeing as there's no Flashback of the Atari 5200. I don't think there is one of a 3DO, although there was a lot of discussion on this forum.
i thought the FB2 had 5200 support? and i swear i saw a 3do.
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Re: Which consoles haven't been portablized?

Post by DK » Mon Jun 14, 2010 4:17 pm

Ben's done a Colceovision :wink:
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Re: Which consoles haven't been portablized?

Post by tom61 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 6:35 pm

samjc3 wrote: i thought the FB2 had 5200 support?
No, not in the least. The FB1 had a couple of 7800 games on it, but that wasn't any form of AOAC, and may have even been a NOAC with ported games.

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Re: Which consoles haven't been portablized?

Post by lovablechevy » Wed Jun 16, 2010 8:15 am

Colecovision - done by ben himself
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Sega Master System - by sam_thornley
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what about the nes2? has anyone done that?
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Re: Which consoles haven't been portablized?

Post by Triton » Wed Jun 16, 2010 3:58 pm

what about the nes2? has anyone done that?

if they have they are probably locked in their basement waiting for the crowd of people with torches and pitchforks
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Re: Which consoles haven't been portablized?

Post by tom61 » Thu Jun 17, 2010 2:58 pm

Triton wrote:
what about the nes2? has anyone done that?

if they have they are probably locked in their basement waiting for the crowd of people with torches and pitchforks
I'm pretty sure I saw an earlier one (before the NES 2 was considered a 'rare collectible' as much as they are now) that used one. Unfortunately that site is long gone, it was on a site with a guide for making a portable NES using a toaster's motherboard, and this was one of the user submissions.

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Re: Which consoles haven't been portablized?

Post by The_Codstr » Sun Jul 04, 2010 4:59 pm

ZX spectrum. I know its more of a computer but the C64 got its own portable so...

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Re: Which consoles haven't been portablized?

Post by SonyPortableizer » Fri Jul 23, 2010 9:52 pm

Triton wrote:
what about the nes2? has anyone done that?

if they have they are probably locked in their basement waiting for the crowd of people with torches and pitchforks
I have one torn up and ready for a portable I just need a case, and its at my other house.
But let me tell you, getting video was difficult. I think it isnt finished because I still need audio (On hold since fall 08)
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