HDD Mod (Nintendo Style)

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Apr 21, 2009

HDD Mod (Nintendo Style) by oldmstnggt at 4:31 AM (4,345 Views / 0 Likes) 29 replies

  1. oldmstnggt
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    This is just a quick mod I did using an old Game Boy system, 2.5" to USB guts and a 100GB HDD

    Let me know what you think.

    Thanks

    Oldmstnggt

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  2. lolsjoel

    Member lolsjoel GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Hahaha! Well played. That's awesome.
     
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    Very nice work. I would buy one of these for sure XD, if they were actually made by the developers >
     
  4. dinofan01

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    Very cool. Would have be cool to make a hdd out of the ds as well. That way we could hae gotten some real ds to wii connectivity. *roll on snare to cymbal*
     
  5. meohsix

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    Awesome job dude.
     
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    Sweet, There's this awesome game store that I am so happy to have called Videogame Star that sells old consoles and games and they have a gameboy for about 5 bucks. Dont know why I never got it but I defiantly will now.
     
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    are people really this daft?
     
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    lol, definitely more connectivity than Nintendos been able to offer thus far [​IMG]
     
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    I CHALLENGE YOU SIR TO A DUEL.....of cool old stuff to make a caddy out of!

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    and for all you canadians out there I give you......*drum roll* THE TOQUE CADDY

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    Challenge accepted... [​IMG] Any rules on size or style of the media used? (ex. 2GB USB thumb drive)or must be in the Nintendo theme ?? any thing like that?
     
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    It must be classified as an antique and be media related(old music/movies/cartoon) [over 25 years of age(this just made me think of taping a usb cord to my face for the most PORTABLE caddy EVER)] you bet its on...... I know I have a cabbage patch doll around here somewhere....
     
  12. oldmstnggt
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    Cabbage patch Doll eh... very nice.... lets see that else can I mod that's over 25 yeas ...

    I can take some more pics with my case open showing the HDD and what not if people like
     
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    Here is my new one

    Used an 8GB Kingston Thumb drive USB extender cable and a NES controller.

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    Very awesome. Nice'n simple =D
     
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    woah. a nes controller with a 64 gig usb stick would be the perfect wii games harddrive, for sure. I might actually do that [​IMG]

    edit: is this your cat on the floor? [​IMG]
     
  16. Screemer

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    a 1.8'' hdd and ide/power to usb adapter should be much cheaper and could fit in a nes controller as well.
     
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    HAHA!!!
    Thats Freeking sweet!
     
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    Bonus points for having it still work as a USB controller.
    (are we ever going to get USB controller support for the emulators?)
     
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    Yes that is my cat
     
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    it does not work as a controller though that would be sweet...
     

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