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    I used 3mm thick double sided form tape and a...

    I used 3mm thick double sided form tape and a strip of metal for the contacts
    the form acted like a spring to keep all contacts
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    no that was a battery unit I got off ebay hoping...

    no that was a battery unit I got off ebay hoping it would fit inside but was a no go also 3.5 inch screen you wont be able to read websites etc I would use it for games are media center
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    battery wise space is a problem hence 18650...

    battery wise space is a problem hence 18650 li-ion batterys
    the li-ion batterys you were looking don't need the protection circuit

    if you don't mind taking the Gameboy apart all the time to...
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    if you look at my very first photo that is 4...

    if you look at my very first photo that is 4 18650 lion batterys in parallel for more amp hours it then goes to a dc to dc boost circuit this uped it to 6 volts for the screen I then ran 5 volt from...
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    lcd you listed has 4 screws in the back I had to...

    lcd you listed has 4 screws in the back I had to cut the pcb to make it fit not to hard to do when you know what your doing
    the ultrafire batterys you looked at are li-ion batterys the pcb...
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    if you mean gpio wireing and program im at a loss...

    if you mean gpio wireing and program im at a loss that's why I used the keyboard controller
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    cool and good luck why don't you make a thread...

    cool and good luck why don't you make a thread here for your build log and a place to ask for help
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    for cutting i used a motor ajustable eletrical...

    for cutting i used a motor ajustable eletrical block and a cutting disk and shaft from a dremel for sanding i stuck some sand paper onto an old plastic gear and stuck that onto the shaft they should...
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    this screen is a little more expensive then...

    this screen is a little more expensive then others but they is no need to cut the pcb only mod it to 5 volts all codes are ebey item numbers
    my battery system is 3.7 volt easyer to charge
    lcd...
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    ill crack on with a list for you asap most my...

    ill crack on with a list for you asap most my tools were made as I went along to do set jobs

    these I know you will need
    dremel or some kind of hobby drill with cutting and grinding bits...
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    sounds a good idea if I decide to finish the mod...

    sounds a good idea if I decide to finish the mod ill be using the other screen I have scene it used in a Gameboy mod but forgot were
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    im waiting on the money to get a new Gameboy and...

    im waiting on the money to get a new Gameboy and screen been a bit careless and broke the screen the Gameboy case is looking to tatty now
    I have also removed the lan port on my pi and the lan chip...
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    also I had 2 diferent screens with diferent pcbs...

    also I had 2 diferent screens with diferent pcbs in this build so need to know which one you have
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    the simpler option is this screen...

    the simpler option is this screen http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Brand-new-3-5-inch-TFT-LCD-Color-display-screen-Car-reverse-Rearview-Monitor-CZ8-/190806793134?pt=UK_In_Car_Technology&hash=item2c6cf89bae...
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    Sticky: i belive he used a 3.5 inch screen and just...

    i belive he used a 3.5 inch screen and just resized the res to fit
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    thank you means alot first mod i have done to...

    thank you means alot first mod i have done to anything
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    good job i have 8 li-ions from a dead laptop i...

    good job i have 8 li-ions from a dead laptop i scrapped will have to give them a try and double chech run times doh word of warning dont by 18650 from ebay you dont know what your getting
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    it would seem my betterys are not really holding...

    it would seem my betterys are not really holding what they say they do im going to have to do further testing
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    i have just done a video for you all i am very...

    i have just done a video for you all i am very very sorry about camera control i was using my phone it is the only way i have to record anyway i hope it is enoth for you all to see what i hace done...
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    well my project is comming very close to been...

    well my project is comming very close to been done i have the gameboy buttons working and controling xbmc i cheated i tulk an old keypard apart worked out what pin sequnce gives what kaypress and...
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    well time for an update sorry about the poor...

    well time for an update sorry about the poor qality photos i just couldent get the light right more work needed on taking photos i think but here we are battery connected buck converter in new pi in...
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    very good news for you all the new raspberry pi...

    very good news for you all the new raspberry pi has been paid for just waiting on delivery also got to rework the case as i have decided to keep the lan port but remove the usb ports as they stick...
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    just another update lol dc invter arrived still...

    just another update lol dc invter arrived still working out on were to put it and were to run wires have not ben able to get a new rpi just yet i was laid off in december of last year so the penny...
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    it is very surprising what you can fit in here....

    it is very surprising what you can fit in here.
    any one who says they don't have room are doing it wrong lol.
    i have yet to fit a usb hub, wifi dongle, wireless keyboard dongle and maybe a large...
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    a bit more work done on the mod will soon have...

    a bit more work done on the mod will soon have another pi to get further along also just waiting on a higher ampage dc inverter
    http://www.retrovia.ie/attachment.php?attachmentid=173&d=1355098949...
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