This is my old gameboy color put in a bug cage.
I thought it's fun if I could see my pokemon and real bugs at the same time.
No coding needed, just lots of cutting and soldering.
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Step 1: Designing Parts
0.54mm x 50m wire x1
2mm acrylic boards x2
4mm plywood board x1
Bug cage x1
Super famicom controller x1
5mm LED x1
Push switch x2
Power switch x1
Volume switch x1
Battery case x1
Heat shrink tube x1
M2 plastic bolts and nuts
I recommend you to buy all the materials 2x more for extra.
That confidence of having spare parts will affect the quality of outcome.
I used a laser cutter at my neighborhood hardware store.
4500 yen / an hour (about $40) and about 2.5 hours of operating.
Step 2: Pre-assemble
Acrylic cement does the job.
Step 3: More Assemble
Hid all the nuts inside.
Step 4: Soldering
My turtles helping me out.
Step 5: Finished. Go Outside. Go Catch Bugs!
Sorry for the lack of information. I will update it soon.
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