The definitive GC motherboard trimming guide

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

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The definitive GC motherboard trimming guide

Post by Ashen » Mon Apr 18, 2011 8:10 am

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Re: The definitive GC motherboard trimming guide

Post by Ashen » Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:47 am

Did a 100% rewrite on the whole guide. New Clearer Pics, New motherboard cut, Everything should just be much better now. Enjoy. :D
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Re: The definitive GC motherboard trimming guide

Post by Tchay » Fri Aug 05, 2011 12:06 pm

Great job!

Of all the caps you mentioned, I only ever needed the smaller of the 2 audio amp capacitors.

All the other caps I removed from the board and it worked fine. Now, do any of those caps make the composite image quality better???
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Re: The definitive GC motherboard trimming guide

Post by Ashen » Fri Aug 05, 2011 4:06 pm

Yea, You can remove all of them with some of the cuts and the board will still work. It will put undue stress on components like the A/V chip or preamp if you don't relocate them though, which can cause them to die a quick painful death.

None of them will make the picture/audio "better", but the filtering caps I've labeled will reduce "noise" on the audio and video lines.
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Re: The definitive GC motherboard trimming guide

Post by kasar » Mon Aug 22, 2011 8:15 pm

oh, since I'm not currently very active at the forums, I didnt noticed about this awesome topic.

really nice job Ashen.

and thanks for the credits :wink:

I will put a link of this topic at my guide
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Re: The definitive GC motherboard trimming guide

Post by Ashen » Mon Aug 22, 2011 8:23 pm

Awesome! Thanks Kasar.
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Re: The definitive GC motherboard trimming guide

Post by kasar » Thu Nov 14, 2013 12:10 pm

images are dead D:

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