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Post by Vedran » Wed Aug 18, 2004 9:46 pm

Anyone have any ideas for anything simple for me to make/do. Although i have only made a on/off switch turn on an LED, (with the help of a "guest") I really don't know what to make.
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Post by omegabullit » Wed Aug 18, 2004 9:55 pm

wats ur fav system?
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Post by Vedran » Wed Aug 18, 2004 10:09 pm

Possibly n64, but I dont think I'm ready for making a portable console.

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Post by omegabullit » Wed Aug 18, 2004 10:13 pm

hmm, n64 isnt too hard of a portable, it would be a good first when your ready. do you have an xbox by chance? cause if you do, doing controller mods on that is a good way to get practice.
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Post by Vedran » Wed Aug 18, 2004 10:57 pm

Oh my god, thats a great idea, since my controllers are both broken (the cord that goes into the xbox is weak) but I still have my wireless. What do you think that i could change on the controller? What do you mean by mod?
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Post by SpongeBuell » Wed Aug 18, 2004 11:00 pm

Vedran wrote:What do you mean by mod?
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bsically modifying it to make it cooler, such as putting in lights or something.
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Post by Vedran » Wed Aug 18, 2004 11:03 pm

Alright, I wonder if I could add a fan, that would be cool. I think i'll take it apart right now and just look at it.

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Post by SpongeBuell » Wed Aug 18, 2004 11:12 pm

a fan for the player? If you mean for the stuff inside the controller, that's probably not necessary. you should be able to get 5v pretty easily since the controllers are USB electrically, and USB gives off 5 volts :)
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Post by Vedran » Wed Aug 18, 2004 11:25 pm

Damned screws, got 3 of them... 4 to go.

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Post by Sparkfist » Thu Aug 19, 2004 6:03 am

Besure to get that one nunder the sticker, some people dont get that one.

Also for any ideas on projects go to xbox-scene.com and look under tourtorials and hardware.
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Post by omegabullit » Thu Aug 19, 2004 8:17 am

Sparkfist wrote:Also for any ideas on projects go to xbox-scene.com and look under tourtorials and hardware.
Most def. Thats were I learned everything about the xbox modding. Plus, the controller mods are great for practice (soldering, learning, w/e).
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Post by Vedran » Thu Aug 19, 2004 11:54 am

I had an idea last night when I took apart the controller. How's this: I drill 5 holes into the underside of that big xbox logo in the middle, and these holes are in an X shape. Then I put one red LED in each hole. Forming like a red X in the center of the controller.

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Post by Sparkfist » Thu Aug 19, 2004 12:31 pm

You maybe able to do that with only one or two LEDs. Also you could try to use a utility knife to cut the X out.

One simple mod that you can do that requires soldering (nothing too big) is install a switch in a MU so it acts as a reset button.
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