I know, kind of a weird question, but the scientist in me wants to consider possibly playing a game console on a 5+ hour trip down south in an upcoming trip to my grandfather's place, and I'm not exactly gonna be driving most of the way there, most likely. So, I thought "you know, with a portable monitor that can be powered on via USB-C, and with there being portable batteries with AC outlets, how practical would it be to take, say, a Dreamcast and power it on and play it off of a battery while its connected to a display that's also being powered by a battery, if not the same one that's being used to charge the DC?"

If that sounds confusing, let me try and layout my hypothetical setup here:

Dreamcast, which is powered by AC outlet portable battery with controller + power plug + AV cables + some sort of way to convert the analog signal to HDMI, with the converter box being powered by a separate, non-AC outlet portable battery.

With the monitor being able to be powered by both, but preferably the non-AC outlet portable battery.

Would the Dreamcast power on? If so, how long would it potentially last?
Mar 5, 2021

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