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Shut up and take my money!

at 10:51 - 31st, October 2012
So surfing Reddit today I came across this:

nesP: nintendo cartridge with built-in screen and controller

It is a battery powered ultra mini PC that plays NES roms on a 2.7 inch screen all housed inside an NES cartridge.

From the original posting here:
My nesP is basically a noname china brand portable media player, with the advantage of being able to play nes roms, and a nes controller hacked to the controls. First off the buttons on the original media player just sucked, they were so small and tight that my fingers could not easily push them. So I got the idea of modding a nes controller to it, that’s when I remembered about the above mentioned mod, and thought maybe I can cram this inside of a cartridge case with the controller. Well it worked perfect, it was like it was made to fit, I didn’t use any hot glue or anything other than some double sided tape to hold the battery in place. It’s a really tight fit though. It’s got 4gb built in memory, with a sd card slot in the inside so you could expand the memory if needed, and not only does it play nes games, but it also plays gameboy and gameboy color roms as well. 2.8” TFT LCD, built-in rechargeable lithium battery, Video player, MP3 player, FM radio, Picture viewer, Audio recorder, it’s got a camera and video camera (but I disabled them to fit in the case), built in speaker, and the best part… TV-OUT !!! so you can play on the big screen! The unit has 2 additional buttons on the front, ones power, and the other is used to navigate the main menu, basically it’s a ‘back’ button. And there is a small hole drilled in the back with a reset button behind it. The unit has 3 plug ins on the right side, AC power (to charge the battery) Mini USB (to put files on the thing) and the TV-OUT plug. I also spent some time and redid the images used for the main menu and the game selection screen.

Some more pics:
nesP internals

more nesP internals

Now I realize that people are probably saying you can do the same on a Nintendo DS or PC but all I have to say is that it would be so much cooler doing it on a NES cartridge! :)


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andrew andrew
News comment 1 | User comment 1361 | 10:57 - 31st, Oct 2012

that's pretty cool!

when I have some money to dish out, i'm going to get this:

basically loads ROMS onto a real NES cartridge - you can then play them using a real NES

Alex Alex
News comment 2 | User comment 4957 | 11:18 - 31st, Oct 2012

oh damn, that's awesome
135 bucks though is pretty steep

do you think the old 72 in 1 used the same tech?

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