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The final frontier of NES Controller Mods:

The NES Controller Cellphone.


UPDATE 6/9/11:
Hey everyone. Wow, I'm still surprised at home much attention this project gets.
Unfortunately, I don't get to check instructables like, at all. SO if you need to contact me, please
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I've managed to squeeze a Motorola C168 into the tiny compartment that is the NES Controller.

Yes. I know. Amazing.

I got the idea while at the local Play N Trade. I saw the controller on the rack, and immediately said: "That would make a great cell phone!"

And so I did it!

I started the taking apart of the phone yesterday at around 3PM. I then woke up at 2AM, and worked from 3AM to 11AM. If you pay attention to the lighting of the pictures, you can actually see the transition of night to day. The finished phone was taken this morning, and the taken apart phone was taken yesterday afternoon. All the dremeling was done in the basement in the early morning, until the late morning.

I'd like to thank all my friends who supported the idea, and the Play N Trade who had the controller to mod!

P.S. In all fairness, and to give props where they are do, it was actually Sam Garfield who first made the NES Controller Cellphone. However, it was still my own personal idea to begin with. I did not use Sam Garfield's DIY to make this phone. This phone is a product of my own imagination.
 
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I love it but it's a bit bolky for nowa-days but i would walk around with that thing 2 my ear any-day!!
lllshreelll2 years ago
HEy ! I have made a similar phone! I had to change the title to Another game controller mod. hah! nice job!
kemp1010102 years ago
Genius!
These poor NES controllers....

THEY DON'T MAKE THESE ANYMORE!!! THEY ARE WORTH MONEY!! WHAT IF EVERYONE DID THIS!!?? THEN WE'D LOSE ALL THE NES CONTROLLERS IN THE WOOOORLD!!!!
thy do there custom tho expensive only differences is orgnil or new
jtewell3 years ago
Even Anne Frank knows that's funny.
dxjoshua3 years ago
"I don't like that woman."
maltmaker5 years ago
hey, i like it, i was thinking about doing this with my phone, but it happens to be a touch screen and im not sure, what do you think?
Actually, you might be able to pull it off by cutting a hole in the back of the controller and just putting the phone inside.
omg dont b dumb. this is an amazing project but theres a reason he bought a cheap Go Phone...
crippler983 years ago
DUDE! 15 out of 5! lmao
raith20063 years ago
nice concept, would have gotten extra style points for having the headphone jack come out of the old cord location, even more if the controller still worked even as a usb controller.
conor1237774 years ago
OK I'm sorry to say but this project is completely pointless it doesn't even retain any noticeable NES controller physical properties I'm sorry but you sir get a 0.5
doesn't even retain any noticeable NES controller physical properties? the cell phone is on the back of the controller genius....
LOL, yea verily.
gripse5 years ago
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this person is SITTING AT A COMPUTER with search engines out the wazoo, and he had to type out "what does dremmel mean?"

it means, he had to use his dremmel tool to sand down more parts in the controller or on the phone "that tool that was in all the pictures of him sanding the controller"
You need more love in your life man, don't pick on the newbies. They're precious.
FFVIIBOY4 years ago
It would be so funny if a teacher caught you with this during school and you just said oh this is just a controller, that would be awesome :D
Herr Oculus4 years ago
After 12h of work, I finally finished my Nokia 1680 Classic Version of this mod. Now I'm tired, my hands are hurting and I need a lot of sleep.

I will upload pictures and a video later.

PS: Thank you for this tutorial… it was very useful to me.

Greetings from Germany,

Michael

conor1237774 years ago
lol "i dont like that woman"
donaoh5 years ago
God i just love nintendo stuff. What are the dimensions of the joypad/controls?
Porkerlol5 years ago
That would also be 8 times bigger than a thumb drive.
frenzy5 years ago
anne frank? i think you mean helen keller
its a joke. he knows its helen keller... its on some tv show... they say anne frank but mean helen keller and fight about it or something. its like saturday night live or the office or something like that... one of those goofy shows
it was clerk II not a tv show
LOL
Someone please tell me how to do this for my Motorola C139. It looks sweet!
curecreator5 years ago
he better mean helen keller or he shouldn't have used that phrase
wow i got that same phone so it will be easier for me to make it
laceyj12045 years ago
I think it's an awesome idea...and if my darling fiance wouldn't kill me I'd do this (or something like it) to our phone. Well, maybe not. Ours is a flip phone so I don't think it'd work...oh well...still a nice idea. Maybe I could do the remote to the stereo in the truck?? Hmmm...
matbh5 years ago
simply amazing!!!!!! i love game stuff.... ur genious!
hernanai5 years ago
*gasps* "Why?!" *Points* *Drools* "Awesomeness...."
sortedbob5 years ago
wicked need a dremel now ;-)
jackfr0st7 years ago
anne frank was the jew, molly brown was the blind deaf one
clone jackfr0st7 years ago
Molly Brown was a Titanic survivor. The proper reference is Hellen Keller.
Yeah, pretty sure you wanted to cite Helen Keller. Anne Frank was the Jew who kept a diary. I'm pretty sure she didn't go blind.
Neodudeman (author)  saites20017 years ago
No, I'm positive that it was Anne Frank. I thought Hellen Keller was the one who flew over the Atlantic.
That's Amelia Earhart. I'd like to see Helen Keller try to fly over the Atlantic...
Amelia Earhart's the one that ate her baby.
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