Dreamcast slim project.

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Post by Grandmasterjimmy » Sat Nov 15, 2008 10:16 pm

Thanks for the advice. Also, I really like your DreamTrooper, excellent work.

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Post by Grandmasterjimmy » Sat Nov 22, 2008 8:58 pm

Small question, would 12v burn the wires of a usb cord? The wires seem thin, and I don't wanna burn them up.

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Post by Mario » Sat Nov 22, 2008 10:58 pm

It depends on how many amps will be running through the wire. For that thickness, about 500mA should be ok.

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Post by SnowKitty » Mon Dec 08, 2008 1:18 pm

Mario wrote:It depends on how many amps will be running through the wire. For that thickness, about 500mA should be ok.
i don't think a USB cord would be able to carry enough curent to safely power a DC.
Grandmasterjimmy wrote:Pretty much will be a DC in a PSOne case.

The case will need to be made a bit bigger, and probably thicker.

Anyway, I have it down to 1 1/2 inches thick rich now. I can probably get another 1/8th off of it too by trimming the legs from the gd-rom drive. And yes, the system still runs like this.

The controller port, which isn't pictures will go were the modem port and were the gdrom used to connect.

I'm going to get rid of the old connections on the back, and give it only an svideo and sound hookup. I'll be giving it a new PSU also.

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did you put some kind of heatsink on the CPU/GPU? i cant tell fromt he pics.
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Post by Kyo » Mon Dec 08, 2008 1:24 pm

it's not about voltage, it's about the amperage that is being pulled. USB cables are quite thin, and the USB limit is indeed 500mA, you might not want to use those.

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Post by sonic4freedom » Fri Dec 12, 2008 9:06 pm

YO! can't wait to see this!!, i wish you the best of luck :wink:
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Re: Dreamcast slim project.

Post by FireTime » Sat Apr 04, 2009 10:55 pm

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sorry about bumping replied to wrong thred (dam you Google chrome and your many easy to use tabs)

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since it's to late to take back the post might as well contribute.


what about using a DIN connector (The old style keyboard connector) Or mini DIN. From what I remember those wires were a much lower gauge than the 24/25 that USB uses.
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Post by eurddrue » Sat Apr 04, 2009 11:02 pm

FireTime wrote:.
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sorry about bumping replied to wrong thred (dam you Google chrome and your many easy to use tabs)

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since it's to late to take back the post might as well contribute.


what about using a DIN connector (The old style keyboard connector) Or mini DIN. From what I remember those wires were a much lower gauge than the 24/25 that USB uses.
Now, themadhacker, this is the right time to tell somebody bad bump.
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Post by Klaymator14 » Sat Apr 04, 2009 11:16 pm

Any updates on this? It's been a few months, is it still a work in progress? I'd LOOOVVVEEE to know!

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Re: Dreamcast slim project.

Post by themadhacker » Sun Apr 05, 2009 10:46 am

eurddrue wrote:
FireTime wrote:.
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sorry about bumping replied to wrong thred (dam you Google chrome and your many easy to use tabs)

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since it's to late to take back the post might as well contribute.


what about using a DIN connector (The old style keyboard connector) Or mini DIN. From what I remember those wires were a much lower gauge than the 24/25 that USB uses.
Now, themadhacker, this is the right time to tell somebody bad bump.

BAD BUMP!!!!!!!!

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Re: Dreamcast slim project.

Post by Grandmasterjimmy » Mon Apr 06, 2009 2:02 pm

Well, since someone accidentally bumped this, I guess I can do an update.

I haven't really had the money, or time to work on this. I recently dropped out of highschool, and have no job, so stuff is a bit difficult for me right now. If I can manage to get a job I plan to continue this.

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Post by jjhammerstein » Mon Apr 06, 2009 2:06 pm

Why'd you drop out?
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Post by themadhacker » Mon Apr 06, 2009 3:16 pm

that's his buisness and not yours.

grandmasterJimmy, I hope your situation improves and I look forward to seeing more updates on this.
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Post by palmertech » Mon Apr 06, 2009 9:50 pm

Why did you drop out?
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Re: Dreamcast slim project.

Post by grayfox126 » Tue Apr 07, 2009 12:15 am

best bet is to get back into school and get your diploma or get your G.E.D. and hopefully your about to turn 18 as you cannot get your G.E.D until then if you choose that route. Its really tough to find a job without one or the other. Seen it happen to a friend of mine. But, I wish you best of luck in whichever route you choose.

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