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Or what about your own custom shell?


Don't worry I'm not spamming you. Just showin ya what I'd do to give my own custom system it's own look...




Your project is awesome and is exactly how I'd like to go about with my own custom builds. Thanks for the inspiration.



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Thanks for the feedback everyone!  Here is a quick look at how this NES R2-D2 will look like:


So there are two LED displays that blink randomly.  On the back, Ill be using copper braided hoses.  The blue and white squares/rectangles will be acrylic.  On front is a volume knob to help tone down the R2-D2 sounds (it can be really loud at max volume) For the power light....i decided to keep the original square hole as is.  The light is a bicolor led that alternates between red / blue to indicate power on and pi activity.  I also converted the controller ports to usb ports.  So far, I have been pleased how everything is turning out.


JB, thank you for your suggestions.  Ill be using an original broken Star Wars NES game shell to place the USB inside.  I did see CustomNESGuy's work....he does indeed do a fantastic job with his painting.  Im still debating on trying my hand at painting using some Duplicolor auto paint and Spraymax 2K clear coat or using his services




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Heres some more pics.....ill definitely reorganize this thread once the project is complete.  Once I have all the parts, ill start posting pics with the RLD and RLD panels in place :)


Adafruit Audio FX wav board w pentiometer and 4W speaker:




Power/Reset switch with bicolor RB led:




PCB Board assembly:



Starting to glue the acrylics:




Left side upper half of NES shell....vent, coin return built with acrylics...center piece will house a screw:



1/8" braided hoses that were constructed:


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dude this looks incredible. props to you and good luck finishing it up :)

Thank you.....ill post a pic before the painting is done....too bad weather is too cold to paint now

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Getting ready for painting.....now if the weather would cooperate








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Looking great man! Keep it up.

Thanks!  Cant wait to get this proj done so I can come back to the wheels and tutorials :)

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This looks like a lot of fun. Makes me want to do something similar with a ps2 or a system that means a lot to me :)

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