Hi im new here and need advice

If you're making a portable you probably need something to watch it on. (Unless you want to guess what's happening in the game, but I wouldn't advise that) Anyway, this forum is your "Hacking a pocket TV/screen" one-stop solution. Share your experiences and knowledge here.

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Re: Hi im new here and need advice

Post by jessejames2089 » Tue Oct 13, 2009 1:30 pm

Ok could i but the wire i need at a store like radio shack?. Or could i use wire like this?

http://www.amazon.com/Bonsai-Wire-2-0mm ... 655&sr=1-9" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Im sorry if im asking to many questions and my fiance is getting me benjamin heckendorn's book for christmas and thats when ill start building it so i was just wanting to get as much info now as possible.

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Re: Hi im new here and need advice

Post by Ampersand » Thu Oct 15, 2009 4:46 pm

I don't know if you'd specifically want to, since that's used for holding up trees :shock:
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Re: Hi im new here and need advice

Post by jessejames2089 » Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:06 pm

Boy i feel like a jackass right about now haha im an idiot :oops:

What wire could i use for this project? And my future father in law gave me 2 ide cables to use.
And could i use wires what come out of a pc power supply?.

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Re: Hi im new here and need advice

Post by brandonk318 » Fri Oct 16, 2009 8:50 pm

jessejames2089 wrote:Boy i feel like a jackass right about now haha im an idiot :oops:

What wire could i use for this project? And my future father in law gave me 2 ide cables to use.
And could i use wires what come out of a pc power supply?.
Hey, don't feel bad...it happens. I heard 24-26 gauge stranded wire is good for the standard wiring.

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Re: Hi im new here and need advice

Post by jessejames2089 » Sun Oct 18, 2009 11:12 am

Ok is there a guide online that i can use to help me build this cause i really dont want to wait till after christmas to get started on this project.

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Re: Hi im new here and need advice

Post by brandonk318 » Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:30 pm

Check in the reference section. It will tell you all you need to know. Any questions just ask.

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Re: Hi im new here and need advice

Post by jessejames2089 » Tue Oct 20, 2009 5:10 pm

Ok i was wondering ow much is this going to cost to build cause im not for sure yet but i might be a dad in 9 months so i got to start planning or that so if somebody could let me know thatd be great

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Re: Hi im new here and need advice

Post by brandonk318 » Wed Oct 21, 2009 12:07 pm

1 screen 50-100 ( psone screen is perfect for your first time)
2 system 25-75 (depending on what you use whether it is a snes mini, fc twin or retro duo
3 parts 25-75 ( you can check the list for the parts for the snes mini at benheck.com under kits and books tab)
4 tools, the best place i found to get a cheap multimeter and solder gun is at harborfreight.com others would be radio shack or ebay( maybe about 30-75 depending what you already have)
5 I can't think of anything else at the moment, if i miss anything my bad.

Any further questions just ask, everybody here is very helpful. Also congrats on might being a dad. :D

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