Introduction: Xbox 360 Wireless Controller Carrier

In this Instructable, I will show you how to make a 'LEGO Mindstorms' carrier to hold your wireless xbox 360 controller for you while you walk around, (or if you're just waiting for a game to start and you can't be bothered holding it!)

Step 1: Photos

Here are some Images of me wearing the carrier with an xbox 360 controller in it.

Step 2: 1

You will need to make the 2 items in the first picture.

The second picture shows the pieces in more detail, before they are put together.

Step 3: 2

The first picture shows the relevant pieces, the second picture shows how to assemble them.

Step 4: 3

Add the 2 pieces together that you made in the previous 2 steps, it should look like the image shown here.

Step 5: 4

Collect the pieces shown in the first image and assemble them as shown in the second image.

Step 6: 5

Now put the pieces that you have created together in the places shown in the first image, When stood up, it should look like the piece shown in the second image.

Step 7: 6

Assemble the 4 pieces shown in the first image and assemble them with the other longer piece shown in the second image.

Step 8: 7

attach these pieces together plus the piece right at the bottom of the image in the centre.

Step 9: 8

Add the pieces in picture one together to create the item in picture two.

Step 10: 9

Attach all the pieces together to look like the image shown here

Step 11: 10

Attach the pieces in image 1 to make the pieces in image 2. then attach these to the pieces in image 3 so that they look like imgage 4. Finaly, add them to the larger piece as shown in image 5.

Step 12: 11

Cut a small piece of plastic tubing, (this does come with some LEGO Technic and LEGO Mindstorms sets). This piece must fit snuggly between the yellow pices as shown in the second image.

Step 13: 12

Collect the pieces in image 1 and push them through the carrier in order so that it loks like image 2.

Step 14: Instructable Completed

You have how completed this Instructable! If you don't have all the pieces, just try to improvise. If you have all the pieces and you have made this, good on you. Now you can try it out, go ahead, put your controller in it and walk around your house. as long as the controller isn't wired, you should be able to walk all around your house with the headset plugged in and talk to your friends.

The carrier can be placed over your belt or hang over your pocket if it is big enough. The two rounded pieces should easily fit over the edge of belts etc.

Don't forget, you must insert the controller into the carrier upside down, as I am wearing it in the picture.

IF the carrier keeps breaking (mine doesn't but I'm sure it could with constant use), I would recommend super glueing the pieces together. (That is, of course, if you don't mind not being able to use them again).

Comments

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airsoft+guru made it!(author)2011-12-21

kinda cool! did u get REALLY REALLY bored???

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BklynDJ made it!(author)2009-09-27

I think this instructable is useful for those who have hooks for hands.

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wilsonater made it!(author)2008-06-01

so, what do people think about this Instructable, it's my first one and I would like some feedback on the instructions and photos etc.

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reddog92396 made it!(author)2009-04-10

I like it!

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ILIKEPIE333 made it!(author)2008-11-08

oh, and great pictures!

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ILIKEPIE333 made it!(author)2008-11-08

why cant you just carry it in your hand?

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DrWeird117 made it!(author)2008-09-07

nice photographer!

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wilsonater made it!(author)2008-09-08

Do i detect a hint of sarcasm there?

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DrWeird117 made it!(author)2008-09-08

no, bright shots! good job, really!

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wilsonater made it!(author)2008-09-09

oh, well, thank you. i took them in my window with a plain background to get better results.

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DrWeird117 made it!(author)2008-09-09

ah. sweet job. wudja use?

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wilsonater made it!(author)2008-09-09

its an old fujifilm s304, not a particularly good cameera now but it serves its purpose :)

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DrWeird117 made it!(author)2008-09-09

hmmmmm.......

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baneat made it!(author)2008-09-02

ummmm

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wilsonater made it!(author)2008-09-02

?

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SeMi_AuToMaTic made it!(author)2008-05-31

you never know when your going to have to pull out that xbox 360 controller! nice job!

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wilsonater made it!(author)2008-06-01

lol, too right

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volund made it!(author)2008-05-29

I'm going to make one of these to go on my new computer (which will have a 360 controller). I may also make 2 more for my headsets. nice job, very easy and useful.

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wilsonater made it!(author)2008-05-30

great! and thanks! by the way, if you have a laptop, the carrier will slot over the back of the screen when it's open, if not, you could add some more pieces to make it deeper, then hook it onto your screen. (just an idea for you to toy with).

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volund made it!(author)2008-05-31

I'm probably going to extend the top portion of the unit to slot over the top of my thermaltake armor cas :D

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Hellchild made it!(author)2008-05-27

please tell me the point of this

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wilsonater made it!(author)2008-05-28

the point, my friend, is that you can carry your beloved xbox 360 controller around the house with you while talking to your friends using the headset. You can quickly go to grab a bite to eat or a drink while continuing to talk to your friends.

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Hellchild made it!(author)2008-05-28

ok, now I get it, and now I think that this is pretty cool

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wilsonater made it!(author)2008-05-29

thanks

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cokebottle+tuque made it!(author)2008-05-27

Now from what I cant see in the pictures It looks like the analog pads may be pushed off of center which can be a bad thing if they are pegged at the extreme edge of there range of movement. If they are pegged you should redesign the holder being as this will destroy the analog pads. other wise cool.

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wilsonater made it!(author)2008-05-28

the analog aticks are strraight, centred. in fat, they are what make the controller fit snugly into the carrier.

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wilsonater made it!(author)2008-05-28

*in fact

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cokebottle+tuque made it!(author)2008-05-28

cool

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