10 year old portableizer

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10 year old portableizer

Post by N64god » Sat Jun 26, 2010 6:22 pm

What would be an easy portable to be made by a 10 year old?

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Re: 10 year old portableizer

Post by nevermind1534 » Sat Jun 26, 2010 7:32 pm

It depends on your skill with electronics, soldering, etc. The NES isn't bad. I also have a bunch of NES boards.
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Re: 10 year old portableizer

Post by budnespid » Sat Jun 26, 2010 8:32 pm

Wrong section. This should be in the 42.
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Re: 10 year old portableizer

Post by metalcookie » Sat Jun 26, 2010 10:29 pm

10 years old? Do you have any experience in the field of electronics?
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Re: 10 year old portableizer

Post by Donalbain619 » Mon Jun 28, 2010 12:26 pm

Atari 2600 is pretty straightforward. The NES is good too, and don't over look the Genesis. Like above it depends on your skill level and of course if you can get the materials.
I have nothing clever to say here. Sorry.

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Re: 10 year old portableizer

Post by N64god » Mon Jun 28, 2010 5:18 pm

@budnespid= Well Im sorry, Mr.KNOWITALL!
@Metalcookie=I have lots of soldering experience.Thats why I want to be the younget portableizer on earth!
@Donalbain619=I was thinkig more like a NOAC or an AOAC.But I guess Non-OAC's will work.

The fact is that ................well......Cases=Dont know how.

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Re: 10 year old portableizer

Post by kylechu » Mon Jun 28, 2010 5:51 pm

As for what system to do for a first project, go with an NOAC portable. Superjoys and Yobos are cheap and easy to find, and an NES will look good on a cheaper screen. I would really suggest an OAC because they're smaller, and they're usually easier to work with. They also usually suck less power, which means you can save a lot on batteries.

With cases, most anything will do. You can either get a project case and cut holes in it, or just modify an existing case. Both of those work great. Triton's guide here is helpful http://forums.benheck.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=11807


And here's my opinion of you, made small so it's relatively unobtrusive. Regardless of your electronics experience, you aren't going to get anywhere without interacting well with the people on this forum. Just...
1) Use spell check. It takes less then a minute, and it really helps interaction between you and the other people here.
2) Post things in the correct section. While you may think that isn't a big deal, it's really important for the organization of the forum.
3) Don't attempt to sound cool, just be yourself. Trying to sound cool just makes you sound like an idiot (I learned that lesson over the period of 3 years).

If you do these three things, we'll probably end up forgetting you're a 10 year old. :D
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Re: 10 year old portableizer

Post by N64god » Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:19 pm

Well Kylechu....
You are ......a GENIUS!I kinda always knew the NOAC were easy to portableize.But I dont like systems that dont have a built-it
battery pack.So the YOBO might not be a good idea.


The case guide is cool!THNX :mrgreen:

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Re: 10 year old portableizer

Post by J.D » Tue Jun 29, 2010 7:15 pm

Unless you're Dexter or somethin, I don't think a 10 year old can make a portable.

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Re: 10 year old portableizer

Post by themadhacker » Wed Jun 30, 2010 12:35 pm

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Re: 10 year old portableizer

Post by N64god » Wed Jun 30, 2010 1:28 pm

Why cant a 10 year-old make a portable?

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Re: 10 year old portableizer

Post by Mario » Sat Jul 03, 2010 10:51 am

Pff, don't listen to them. If you have soldering experience, some electronics knowledge, and the means to build a case, then you're good. :)
If you have any questions then FIRST check the stickies (the topics at the tops of the pages with the little Image icon).
Also make sure you check the reference section. It's still a little incomplete, but it's an excellent source for information.
If you can't find what you're looking for in either of those, use the search. (http://forums.benheck.com/search.php" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;)
If you still can't find the answer to your question, try Google.
THEN you may post a question thread. :wink:

Just note that we don't have any basic electronics tutorials yet (what is ground, etc) but you might be able to find that with the search.

Age is not an issue when it comes to this kind of thing, it's knowledge. :)
You said you have some soldering experience? That's good, because you will be doing a LOT of it. :P Do you have much experience with electronics?

If you want to make an NESp, I made an Instructable on it that should be perfect for you:
http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to- ... me-System/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
It uses the original hardware, not an NOAC, but it's easier to solder to.

If you don't know anything at all about electronics, you can try reading this (but I wouldn't reccommend it, there's a TON of stuff there. But, it could be what you are looking for. :wink: ):
http://www.electronicstheory.com/html/e101-1.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

And what Kyle said in small print is spot on. Act mature, use good grammar/spelling, and you'll do fine here.

Hope that was some help! :)
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Re: 10 year old portableizer

Post by GeckoLink » Sat Jul 03, 2010 12:02 pm

noooo :evil: I thought I was the the youngest

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Re: 10 year old portableizer

Post by N64god » Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:08 am

@Mario:
You are so right. I may be younger than others, but at least I know the diffrence between AC and DC.
And I know what Im using,
:A psone screen
:A NOAC
:Custom Atari 5200 styled power supply/AV hook ups.
:No built in controller(maybe)



So yeah, thats all :mrgreen:

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Re: 10 year old portableizer

Post by Tibia » Fri Jul 09, 2010 10:29 am

I don't understand what you mean when you say ":Custom Atari 5200 styled power supply/AV hook ups." Could you explain? And why wouldn't you put a built in controller on this? If you don't build the controller into the portable, you would need to carry around and plug in a controller every time you wanted to play.
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