Xbox portable idea

Includes PS2, Xbox 1, GameCube (but not the Phantom Game Console)

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Post by MasterChieff44 » Sat Apr 16, 2005 5:44 pm

there already are portable xboxes. they're called LAPTOPS.


sorry, couldn't resist. it's just SO HUGE! it's like trying to cram an elephant into a ziploc bag!
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Post by soundwave » Sat Apr 16, 2005 7:32 pm

Why cant this stupid thread just die? Seriously, its not possible to make a reasonable XBOXp.

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Post by G-force » Sun Apr 17, 2005 11:50 am

soundwave wrote:Why cant this stupid thread just die? Seriously, its not possible to make a reasonable XBOXp.
Admit defeat?! What kind of portablizers would we be if we did that?

Seriously though, if I had a working Xbox I could do it for sure. No, really I'm serious.
It would hafe to be wall powered though.

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Post by Triton » Sun Apr 17, 2005 12:32 pm

so, how many amps does an x-box draw? just wondering (i think my backpack idea had merit) if i had an Xbox or could get one REALLY cheap i might go for it :D

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Post by Sparkfist » Sun Apr 17, 2005 8:00 pm

The Xbox uses abotu 2.2A so really your only option (if you dont want a broken back) is high capacity Li-ion or if you have access to gold Lithium Poly.
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Post by soundwave » Sun Apr 17, 2005 8:23 pm

I think my phanny pack thing would work. Each pack having like 6 or 9 amps each.

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Post by *o* » Sun Apr 17, 2005 9:16 pm

buy a laptop :P

seiously it would cost so much to get enought batteries to have a reasonable playtime (plus back problems for the rest of you life)
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Post by soundwave » Sun Apr 17, 2005 9:22 pm

Well my idea would be to have two or more belt packs that each had three RC car batteries, so each pack would have 9 amps of power, so you'd have 18 amps, which is like 6 or 7 hours of playtime. But 6 RC car batteries is like 90 or 100 dollars, so youre set pretty far back.

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Post by *o* » Mon Apr 18, 2005 4:21 am

but is there a point its not portable like the ps2p of n64p is there any reason for it (BTW if you do it use a ps1 screen it wont look good on the hipgear screen)
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Post by vskid » Mon Apr 18, 2005 7:08 am

Its not like you can play and hold a laptop at the same time, unless your talented. So holding a portable xbox would be about as hard (with more weight). :)
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Post by soundwave » Mon Apr 18, 2005 7:46 am

*o* wrote:but is there a point its not portable like the ps2p of n64p is there any reason for it (BTW if you do it use a ps1 screen it wont look good on the hipgear screen)
Yeah, like I said, it's not very practical to make a portable X-Box, I was just saying battery power is kinda the lesser of two evils in this case.

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Post by Dave » Mon Apr 18, 2005 5:24 pm

I think Nightmare Armor might have made a portable XBOX. And it used the backpack idea to an extent. They're the company that make Master Chief suits. I remember in and interiew they said that they could build an xbox and lcd into the MC's battery backpack thing.
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Post by bicostp » Mon Apr 18, 2005 5:47 pm

Triton wrote:so, how many amps does an x-box draw? just wondering (i think my backpack idea had merit) if i had an Xbox or could get one REALLY cheap i might go for it :D
*cough* your backpack idea?
bicostp wrote:Uh, how about a Hip Gear controller (un-modified) connected to a backpack-mounted Xbox mobo? (Still puzzling over power, maybe a generator on an oxygen-tank cart? :lol:)
Unless I'm misstaken...

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Post by soundwave » Mon Apr 18, 2005 6:06 pm

Why would you use a rinky dink Hipgear screen on with one of the three new systems? If I bothered to do this, I'd want atleast 5 inches.

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Post by Triton » Mon Apr 18, 2005 8:16 pm

well my backpack idea was a little different and less joking than yours lol, and i was thinking spotlight batteries they are fairly small and could be in the backpack because the xbox modified as much as possible to cut down weight (remove case and replave with smaller do CF mod etc)

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