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by RxBrad
Wed May 22, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Show-off Corner (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: My New PCB Prototypes
Replies: 81
Views: 14701

Re: My New PCB Prototypes

So, I'm about to start soldering up my kit. One question: what's the best way to go about soldering the through-holes on the Pi Zero to the through-holes on the GPIO Assist? I get the impression that there's no header involved? Attaching a through-hole to a pad, I get. This: I feel like it's gonna b...
by RxBrad
Fri May 03, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Show-off Corner (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: My New PCB Prototypes
Replies: 81
Views: 14701

Re: My New PCB Prototypes

Thanks.. So if I understand correctly: If configured as Toggle=4, Shutdown=4 (plus slow the polling) - Slide power switch off: initiates safe shutdown - Slide power switch on: turns unit on - Quickly slide power switch off & back on: toggle battery monitor If configured as Toggle=27, Shutdown=4 - Sl...
by RxBrad
Fri May 03, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Show-off Corner (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: My New PCB Prototypes
Replies: 81
Views: 14701

Re: My New PCB Prototypes

btw - did you go for the spi screen, or are you going to do composite? I'm using one of the Gearbest composite screens (and I'm planning to do this brightness adjustment mod -- though I'll need to set it up with a different PWM). Having used both, I actually prefer the simplicity of the composites ...
by RxBrad
Fri May 03, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Show-off Corner (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: My New PCB Prototypes
Replies: 81
Views: 14701

Re: My New PCB Prototypes

Looks like my stuff from Dividion is showing up today, though I'm still waiting for the rest of the parts for my build to get here. That was quick! Question on how Safe Shutdown works for the Ultra... How does the power switch work? Does turning it off instantly cut the power to the unit, or does it...
by RxBrad
Wed May 01, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Show-off Corner (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: My New PCB Prototypes
Replies: 81
Views: 14701

Re: My New PCB Prototypes

Oh, hey.. one other question regarding the charging plug. I'm guessing it's a 3.5mm barrel plug like the original DMG had. I've read that the original DMG charger had the polarity reversed compared to most other chargers. Is that the case with this, or can I just use any old 3.5mm charger -- maybe s...
by RxBrad
Wed May 01, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Show-off Corner (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: My New PCB Prototypes
Replies: 81
Views: 14701

Re: My New PCB Prototypes

If you want to make some pinholes in the top (so you can see the LEDs) there's a top LED drill guide also. It's not necessary if you're using a clear case. Which shoulder buttons are you using? In the last couple of builds I used the following: screen bracket button hole drill guide shoulder button...
by RxBrad
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Show-off Corner (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: My New PCB Prototypes
Replies: 81
Views: 14701

Re: My New PCB Prototypes

I just bought the Ultra kit. Which 3D printed parts should I get? My best guess is: screen bracket, rear button bracket, & hole drill guide. Anything else?
by RxBrad
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: Show-off Corner (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: My New PCB Prototypes
Replies: 81
Views: 14701

Re: My New PCB Prototypes

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by RxBrad
Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Support (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: My Safe Shutdown Solution - Pololu and Logic Chip
Replies: 4
Views: 724

Re: My Safe Shutdown Solution - Pololu and Logic Chip

This is the one thing we're a bit short on in this community: standalone safe shutdown solutions for slide switches. Thanks for this!

I might need to give this a try when I eventually build another GBZ.
by RxBrad
Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Show-off Corner (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: Low resolution 4:3 theme
Replies: 14
Views: 3246

Re: Low resolution 4:3 theme

Since the theme's on GitHub, you could try installing with this command (basically the same way retropie-setup does it): sudo git clone --recursive --depth 1 "https://github.com/winnetouch/lores-retropie-theme.git" "/etc/emulationstation/themes/lores-retropie-theme" ...and then updating as needed wi...