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Post by Turbo Tax 1.0 » Fri Apr 14, 2006 9:28 pm

just finished the GCp mkII and it is much better than my first. the controls are fantastic, the case lookd much better and now has a disc cover i really dont mind the massive thickness that it added though because i think it made it look pretty good, and i got rid of that damn memory card portB that pisses me off so much :P. the only thing thta really bothers me is the charge jack because it made it hard to close the unit without going in and sanding a bunch of crap (i was stupid and didn'nt think before i drilled the hole), well here it is and hope you guys enjoy

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Post by timmeh87 » Fri Apr 14, 2006 9:31 pm

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Post by Sparkfist » Fri Apr 14, 2006 9:43 pm

That's a really sweet looking case. Any other things done to improve it?
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Post by Triton » Fri Apr 14, 2006 9:46 pm

aside from the "massive thickness" looks awesome!
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Post by Metroid fan » Fri Apr 14, 2006 9:58 pm

I like that case more than gamelvers >_> (sorry gamey don't kill me :P ) Man turbo that thing rocks my socks and shoes! I might steal it from you so keep it in a safe at night :wink: . EDIT: I just can't express how much I like it! So yeah im still going to copy your case except make it black!

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Post by Weebl » Fri Apr 14, 2006 11:32 pm

With each new case, I can see your vaccuum forming skills increase. Soon you'll be as good as dkap! Keep it up. Oh, and I kinda like that protruding bulk in the back.
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Post by jeroen » Sat Apr 15, 2006 3:42 am

When I saw that case I crapped my pants!

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Post by Skyone » Sat Apr 15, 2006 4:07 am

Why didn't I see this earlier?!?! Nice job!

Edit: You have puny hands, what are you, 5? :P

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Post by geekbait111 » Sat Apr 15, 2006 6:09 am

wow, that's a nice portable sequal! The thickness shouldn't bother you too much fortunatley because of the good postitioning of the gamecube. Great job!

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Post by Turbo Tax 1.0 » Sat Apr 15, 2006 6:34 am

Sparkfist wrote:That's a really sweet looking case. Any other things done to improve it?
yeah i stuck some 5600ma li-polys inside but that is about it

thanks for the comments guys :D i spent a lot of time on this case but some of the bondo is still a little rough in the hard to reach places. hopefully next case i can make it a little better in the bondo portion :D

EDIT: the 7808 gets really really hot, to the point i can feel the heat through my case, does anyone know if they make DC-DC convertors that are suitable for psone screens that can take 14.4 volts
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Post by minkster » Sat Apr 15, 2006 7:22 am

Man, Turbo, that case is hott! Nice job, I see you are getting very good with the bondoand vacuum forming. Keep up the good work. May the portable force be with you :wink:
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Post by timmeh87 » Sat Apr 15, 2006 9:26 am

turbo: they certainly do!

check out the PTN78000w at TI, but there are also other ones that might be more suitable (hint: look in the datasheet how efficient they are at your required voltage... pick the most efficent one)...

this one is ~88% efficient at you voltages
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Post by Gamelver » Sat Apr 15, 2006 10:19 am

looks great, Turbo :D.

a bit large, yes, but it's still portable ;). Anyway, are you also having that screen problem, though?
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Post by Turbo Tax 1.0 » Sat Apr 15, 2006 11:05 am

nope it looks fine now and i left the cap jumped in the back it is noticeable when brightness is cranked up but i think that it washes the colors out to much when i do that
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Post by marshallh » Sat Apr 15, 2006 11:12 am

Why didn't I see this before? Great job on the case!
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