GENERAL ELECTRONICS

Regulators

Resistors

LEDs

What wires do I need and where from?

Cheap way to get multi coloured wires for projects from old cables

Microchip orientation

Tactile switch wiring

Potentiometer wiring for setting audio volume

Replace ribbon cable (console to drive unit)

Merge S-video into composite (if you need to)

Joysticks

Wiring to SCART

Cleaning a dirty motherboard

Headphone and power jack

Removing ports from motherboards

General overview of tools you need for a modding project

BATTERIES
Opening up a Li-ion camcorder battery pack and what you get

Wiring up Li-ion or Li-po cells to a protection circuit and system

Wiring diagram to play system via batteries, charge them and option to play via mains transformer

Wiring in external battery charger unit

Low battery indicator LED

CASE MAKING AND CASE PREPARATION
Get a Dremel!

Case making – the easy way

Frankencasing – method works for controllers or cases

Harder method – making a vacuum forming table

Harder method – making a casing for vacuum forming

Reduce height of button sections for new casing

Crude method to installing button sections into a case

Better method to install button pad in a case

Best method to install button pads into a case!

Need to make the buttons interchangeable? Here is how

Screen hole cutting and preparation method

Making speaker holes

Easy and methodical method to relocate a cart slot

SCREENS
Screens – Pillow 7″ widescreen

Sony PSone screen

Removing anti-glare covering from a screen LCD

GUIDE TO MAKING A HANDHELD PORTABLE
Although this is for making an N64 portable, parts are relevant for other systems too

OTHER
Removing stubborn labels and pen marks from boxes and cartridges

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