What do I need on my Nintendo 64 portable shopping list

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Re: What do I need on my Nintendo 64 portable shopping list

Post by FLAPJACKDAN » Fri Jul 23, 2010 6:59 am

Well all the good switches at Radio shack are expensive could I buy one of these instead http://www.amazon.com/Off-Power-Switch- ... NWZBNX0PFB" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;? Also can you please link me to the charging port store page because search is not doing justice. Also where could I get good wire? I would like to have wire to come in different colors such as black, white, and red. Just any color really. Also can you link me to a place which sells small heatsinks?

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Re: What do I need on my Nintendo 64 portable shopping list

Post by Cojiro » Fri Jul 23, 2010 9:17 am

FLAPJACKDAN wrote:Well all the good switches at Radio shack are expensive could I buy one of these instead http://www.amazon.com/Off-Power-Switch- ... NWZBNX0PFB" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;?
of course

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Re: What do I need on my Nintendo 64 portable shopping list

Post by FLAPJACKDAN » Fri Jul 23, 2010 10:24 am

Ok so how does my list look? I would still like a link to the page for the charger port

PSone screen
Nintendo 64
Wire http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... e=Category" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
A at least 25w soldering gun with a fine tip
Plastic vacuum molder
A pth08000
7.4v Battery http://www.batteryspace.com/polymerli-i ... witch.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Heatsinks http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trksid ... m+heatsink" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Power Switch http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2062489" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Charger port http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2102486" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
100uF capacitor http://www.amazon.com/100uF-10V-Mini-Ra ... B0002ZP864" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
2.2k resistor http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2062344" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Dremel Cutting tool http://www.amazon.com/Dremel-4000-2-30- ... 40&sr=1-20" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: What do I need on my Nintendo 64 portable shopping list

Post by MarioOwnsAll » Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:03 pm

This swich is a lot cheaper and more reliable then the power switch you have at amazon.com
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2062489" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
This one is a standard two way switch but you can achieve the same out come with a two way swich, just solder the positive end of the charging port straight to the batteries so that way you can have the unit running off of wall power and charging at the same time.

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Re: What do I need on my Nintendo 64 portable shopping list

Post by FLAPJACKDAN » Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:08 pm

Now can you please link me to a charger port? i couldn't find it at digikey. Also wheres the best place to buy wires for the whole connecting everything.

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Re: What do I need on my Nintendo 64 portable shopping list

Post by bassmasta » Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:10 pm

You also need a charger, a 100uF capacitor and a 2.2k resistor (alternatively 2k or 1.8k).
And some thicker wire for the power.
FLAPJACKDAN wrote:Now can you please link me to a charger port? i couldn't find it at digikey. Also wheres the best place to buy wires for the whole connecting everything.
Type M jacks at radioshack, and wire can be found there as well.
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Re: What do I need on my Nintendo 64 portable shopping list

Post by FLAPJACKDAN » Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:23 pm

Can you link me to a charger since I do not know whats compatible with that port.

PSone screen
Nintendo 64
Wire http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2062640" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
A at least 25w soldering gun with a fine tip
Plastic vacuum molder
A pth08000
7.4v Battery http://www.batteryspace.com/polymerli-i ... witch.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Heatsinks http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trksid ... m+heatsink" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Power Switch http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2062489" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
100uF capacitor http://www.amazon.com/100uF-10V-Mini-Ra ... B0002ZP864" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
2.2k resistor http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2062344" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Dremel Cutting tool http://www.amazon.com/Dremel-4000-2-30- ... 40&sr=1-20" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Charger and charger port http://www.batteryspace.com/smartcharge ... isted.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: What do I need on my Nintendo 64 portable shopping list

Post by MarioOwnsAll » Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:39 pm

This is the charger you will want to get when you order your battery and it comes with it's own charging port, just remove it from its plastic surround and solder it up to the proper leads.
http://www.batteryspace.com/smartcharge ... isted.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
As for wire this is some decent wire that will carry a strong connection it also comes in blue and white
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2062640" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: What do I need on my Nintendo 64 portable shopping list

Post by FLAPJACKDAN » Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:51 pm

Ok here's the most recently updated list anything else?

PSone screen
Nintendo 64
Ribbon cable http://www.amazon.com/Tripp-Lite-P906-1 ... 404&sr=1-1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
A at least 25w soldering gun with a fine tip
Custom made Plastic vacuum molder
A pth08000
7.4v Battery http://www.batteryspace.com/polymerli-i ... witch.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Heatsinks http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trksid ... m+heatsink" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Power Switch http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2062489" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
100uF capacitor http://www.amazon.com/100uF-10V-Mini-Ra ... B0002ZP864" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
2.2k resistor http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2062344" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Dremel Cutting tool http://www.amazon.com/Dremel-4000-2-30- ... 40&sr=1-20" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Charger and charger port http://www.batteryspace.com/smartcharge ... isted.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: What do I need on my Nintendo 64 portable shopping list

Post by MarioOwnsAll » Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:58 pm

FLAPJACKDAN wrote:Ok here's the most recently updated list anything else?

PSone screen
Nintendo 64
Wire http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2062640" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
A at least 25w soldering gun with a fine tip
Plastic vacuum molder
A pth08000
7.4v Battery http://www.batteryspace.com/polymerli-i ... witch.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Heatsinks http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trksid ... m+heatsink" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Power Switch http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2062489" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
100uF capacitor http://www.amazon.com/100uF-10V-Mini-Ra ... B0002ZP864" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
2.2k resistor http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2062344" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Dremel Cutting tool http://www.amazon.com/Dremel-4000-2-30- ... 40&sr=1-20" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Charger and charger port http://www.batteryspace.com/smartcharge ... isted.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
looks good to me, only thing I can think of is a way to secure everything down on the inside like epoxy or mounting posts like these
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2102860" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: What do I need on my Nintendo 64 portable shopping list

Post by bassmasta » Fri Jul 23, 2010 6:36 pm

That wire is to thin for power. Try at least 22 AWG or thicker (lower AWG). Speaker wire can work well. I'd also get thicker wire for normal soldering. Ribbon cable is 28 AWG, see if you can pull any IDE cable or the like out of old PC's etc.

I don't think that smart charger will allow you to play and charge. You could get a 1.5A charger, like the 64 boy, but it charged really slowly.

There's a guide to making a vacuum forming table around here somewhere, so you don't need to buy one. But you need some plastic.

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Re: What do I need on my Nintendo 64 portable shopping list

Post by FLAPJACKDAN » Fri Jul 23, 2010 6:44 pm

I added ribbon cable and 22AWG wire. Also Mario you said on the first page that I need a 3 way switch? Where can I get one and can you help explain diagram you made a bit better like it isn't detailed enough. I want to have all the parts I need to follow your diagram correctly.

1. PSone screen
2. Nintendo 64
3. Ribbon cable http://www.amazon.com/Tripp-Lite-P906-1 ... 404&sr=1-1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
4. 22AWG wire http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... id=prod_cs" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
5. A at least 25w soldering gun with a fine tip
6. Custom made Plastic vacuum molder
7. A pth08000
8. 7.4v Battery http://www.batteryspace.com/polymerli-i ... witch.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
9. Heatsinks http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trksid ... m+heatsink" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
10. Power Switch
11. 100uF capacitor http://www.amazon.com/100uF-10V-Mini-Ra ... B0002ZP864" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
12. 2.2k resistor http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2062344" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
13. Dremel Cutting tool http://www.amazon.com/Dremel-4000-2-30- ... 40&sr=1-20" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
14. Charger and charger port http://www.batteryspace.com/smartcharge ... isted.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
15. Anti static mat
16. Stand offs http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2102860" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
17. 3-jack RCA http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trksid ... 3-Jack+RCA" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: What do I need on my Nintendo 64 portable shopping list

Post by FLAPJACKDAN » Mon Jul 26, 2010 10:11 am

I hate you bump this to the top but can someone answer my question and Mario can you make a more detailed diagram for me? Like red and black wires and tell me what ground is.

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