Game Boy Advance SP USB-C and Audio Kit

The third charging board of Nintendo video game consoles is for the Game Boy Advance SP.

This time it’s a super simple board because the GBA SP includes a li-ion battery and all necessary electronic components for charging, of course! However, the connector for charging is a proprietary connector… I think someone who has installed in his/her GBC and GBP video game consoles a USB I think they will also want the GBA SP with this modern connector!

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Game Boy Pocket USB-C Charging Kit

I have today a new board to present. It has made for the Nintendo Game Boy Pocket which allows to use a li-ion battery and charge it by USB-C. Same functionalities as the Game Boy Color board but for this another video game console.

Both boards, GBP and GBC mainboard, are too different. That means I have needed to make a new board and match it to the GBP mainboard.

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Game Boy Color USB-C charging kit

After finishing my year of study and getting my graduation in New Zealand I had about 3 months with too much free time on weekdays. Then, I started to see videos on YouTube and I finally saw some videos about the Game Boy Color and how to modify the video console to improve it. One of these modification is change the original screen for a IPS screen with backgraund illumination, I will show that in another article. The another typical modification is modifies the way to provider energy to the GBC, that is this article is about.

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Installation of Xecuter SX Lite on Nintendo Switch Lite

Nintendo Wii was the first video game console I have modified internally to be able to load any software that I wanted. It’s because I used to have portable video game consoles like Game Boy or Nintendo DS and with them you just need a special cartridge to do that.

I still remember doing this with the Nintendo Wii was extremely easy, there was only necessary to solder a small microcontroller with 8 legs a few cables. However, now, it has become hard in the last years.

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Spark NZ

After arriving to New Zealand, or another country, the first thing that you will need is a data connexion for your phone. Yes, you can survive without it the first days, but the fists days are the harder as well. So, I recommend you get a new SIM with internet as soon as you can. With internet you can use Google Maps (I know this app has offline maps but it’s not the same), check the bus, call to someone or chat by WhatsApp/Line, etc.

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