USB Gameboy cartridge project


[Jose] thinks that the Little Sound DJ is too expensive and hard to find. Now he’s trying to build an inexpensive USB programmable GameBoy cartridge. Currently he’s working with a LPC2148 development board. It’s not quite clear where he’s going with this. He certainly wants to add USB programming, but it seems that he’s trying to hack a mp3 decoder in there as well. [update: yes, I know how to spell cartridge!]

Comments

  1. andrew says:

    I’ve built a couple of GB carts for development, but they were all EPROM based (not EEPROM, EPROM). Combined with a little logic, I could make the thing scroll down whatever image I wanted, then flip to the official Nintendo logo for checksumming. :-) Not my idea, but I improved upon it a little. There are some other dev kits around too that will let you take a GBA and do robotics projects with it.

  2. ikuma says:

    when complete, this will revitalize the Gameboy scene (again). No more fretting over the unreliable EMS Transferer or Smart Cart. Can’t wait…

  3. Rory Gamble says:

    Cartridge: C-A-R-T-R-I-D-G-E. Cartridge.

  4. sPiTfIrE-| says:

    ^^^
    deusche

  5. jc says:

    douche: d-o-u-c-h-e. douche

  6. Raziya says:

    Informated Article… Appreciated!

  7. opg says:

    So, does this mean my GameJack is worth thousands now? :)

  8. TJhooker says:

    Cool

    What’d be cooler is rewriting some firmware and using a color LCD with a back light.

  9. werejag says:

    GameJack

    which never worked via tranfer cable. isnt worth much. wish i could have gotten mine working

  10. erkan says:

    If someone makes this he can make big bucks.

  11. wryyy says:

    Deutche? D-E-U-T-C-H-E Deutche (German in German :P)

  12. randomname says:

    deutche? actually it is “Deutsch”.

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