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2 minutes ago, ShinGoutetsu said:

Sounds great, if you ever make one small enough for my mini design I'd be very interested.

One of the reasons I want to make some. I plan on making at least 2 of these systems once you release the files and I need power supplies so I figured why not take a shot at designing my own. What are the dimensions of the current power supply solution?

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Hi all,   I built an xbox mini a few years ago and designed a case based loosely on ghostavels well known xbox mini. I had it laser cut from plexiglass and it turned out ok, but could be bet

So it's been a while but I've done a bit more work on this case and intend on releasing the design files so anyone can 3d print one if they choose to (once it's finalised). I've been 3d modelling

So the laser cut top pieces arrived but I forgot to allow for tolerances so I have to sand the edges a bit. I have now amended the .dxf so that it takes fit tolerances into consideration.  I've a

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40 minutes ago, DobaMuffin said:

One of the reasons I want to make some. I plan on making at least 2 of these systems once you release the files and I need power supplies so I figured why not take a shot at designing my own. What are the dimensions of the current power supply solution?

With the adapter attached it's 74mm long by 63mm wide by 30mm high (approximately).

There is a fair amount of space where the xbox fan would normally be in the mini case so that could be utilised for a psu and then run wires and connector to where they need to plug in.

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30 minutes ago, ShinGoutetsu said:

With the adapter attached it's 74mm long by 63mm wide by 30mm high (approximately).

There is a fair amount of space where the xbox fan would normally be in the mini case so that could be utilised for a psu and then run wires and connector to where they need to plug in.

I'll have to design and test the psu first. I'll try to keep it in that size or smaller (Shouldn't be difficult) and then go from there.

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Thanks as always for sharing your progress.

Been looking at dirtypcbs.com as an Alt to the other pcb sites I use, so read the about us page.   

LOL worth a read, its mostly all about what they do and how but the bit at the bottom will tickle anyone who works in a customer facing industry. 
Basically its what we all want to say but cant or we would get sacked.

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51 minutes ago, DobaMuffin said:

I'll have to design and test the psu first. I'll try to keep it in that size or smaller (Shouldn't be difficult) and then go from there.

If you need any further measurements let me know.

30 minutes ago, big F said:

Thanks as always for sharing your progress.

Been looking at dirtypcbs.com as an Alt to the other pcb sites I use, so read the about us page.   

LOL worth a read, its mostly all about what they do and how but the bit at the bottom will tickle anyone who works in a customer facing industry. 
Basically its what we all want to say but cant or we would get sacked.

It is quite amusing, I literally only went there as that's where N64 Freak said he'd uploaded the gerbers. Very reasonable prices.

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On 2/28/2021 at 1:45 PM, big F said:

SS_Dave that case looks like the generic Media PC cases that were available a few years ago.  I have a full size PC board one. They look great and just blend into the lounge set up of your average audiophiles house.

 

It is some sort of media case as the rear panel is full of RCA holes.

 

Cheers

SS Dave


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6 hours ago, Baggashite said:

Top marks for your commitment and a job well done.

I recently got into 3D printing, and went down the rabbit hole of designing my own stuff.  I'm currently designing a custom faceplate for an OG box project, and to say the learning curve is steep would be a massive understatement.

Well done.

Thanks, just read your post regarding your project. It's looking good, I'll be sure to keep up with any updates you have

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