New Freeplay GBA Zero

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Dawilson123
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New Freeplay GBA Zero

Post by Dawilson123 » Tue Sep 03, 2019 4:19 pm

My new build...

Cutting the holes for the X and Y buttons was a pain. I messed up the first time but nailed it on the second attempt.

I like the white case, grey button combo.
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Re: New Freeplay GBA Zero

Post by MrErickson » Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:35 am

Looks great! I've built a couple Freeplay Zeros and yea the X & Y buttons were a pain each time.

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Re: New Freeplay GBA Zero

Post by Dawilson123 » Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:01 pm

MrErickson wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:35 am
Looks great! I've built a couple Freeplay Zeros and yea the X & Y buttons were a pain each time.
Thanks.

I even used the supplied hole drilling guide (hot glued to the front shell so it wouldn't move) and realised after drilling that one of the holes in the guide was off by about 0.5 to 1mm.
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Re: New Freeplay GBA Zero

Post by MrErickson » Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:09 am

I've had good luck with increasing the hole size a little at a time then fitting in the PCb to be sure I'm still centered. Its slow but saved me from a shell replacement last time.

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Re: New Freeplay GBA Zero

Post by Dawilson123 » Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:03 am

MrErickson wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:09 am
I've had good luck with increasing the hole size a little at a time then fitting in the PCb to be sure I'm still centered. Its slow but saved me from a shell replacement last time.
That was the best way and what I did on my second attempt after going gung-ho and messing it up the first time.
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7. Nintendo 3DS XL w. CFW
8. GPD Win 2
9. GPD XD Plus
10. LCL Gameboy w. RPi 3B
11. PSP Go
12. Nintendo Switch
13. RS-97
14. Hamy / SFC SNES Portable
15. Minty Pi V2
16. GBZ w. Kite SAIO & RPi Zero W.
17. GBZ. WIP
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Re: New Freeplay GBA Zero

Post by AstroPete » Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:41 am

As I have said before, it looks a lot better in a solid colour. Hope you are enjoying it.

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