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post #21 of 32
take one from a phone smile.gif That would be expensive though (unless you can buy only the screen as a repair part)
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I'm not really sure how I would wire that up
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Originally Posted by ThePhlood View Post

Do you guys know of any good ~2 - 2.5" Lcd screens? Ive been looking but cant really find any

You could get one from an old camera, or a digital photo frame.
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post #24 of 32
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I'm not really sure how I would wire that up
I would also like to know how to do this.

Anyone who can give a good amount of comprehensive info on interfacing with micro displays will definitely be getting rep'd from me.
post #25 of 32
I read the title as Pipboy...what a let down.
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I read the title as Pipboy...what a let down.
Personally, I think a build in a gameboy is cooler...
post #27 of 32
Hi,

maybe this could be interesting for you. I modded by old, broken gameboy and include a raspberry and an 3,5" display. The system is running fine and most of the things are running. Currently only a few items are left:
  • solder an amplifier for the original gameboy speaker
  • connect the original buttons to the raspberry
  • Nice to have: Change volume with the original poti.

The full build log can be found on flickr. Maybe I find some time to explain the changes. http://www.flickr.com/photos/89112334@N07/



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post #28 of 32
Subbed, Might just have to make me one of these
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post #29 of 32
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Originally Posted by richie_2010 View Post

If the screen won't fit you could aways try make it thicker, use another gameboy to cut out the frame and put it in.

LOL or 3d print one
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Originally Posted by ThePhlood View Post

Do you guys know of any good ~2 - 2.5" Lcd screens? Ive been looking but cant really find any

adafruit has some screens that you could use
post #30 of 32
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I have not abandoned This project I just have not had the time to work on it because of college. I will probably start working on it around summertime.
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