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PicoBoot GameCube custom mod chip – make and install your own chip with a Raspberry Pi Pico

A new GameCube mod in 2022! That saw that coming?

Motivated by the (much remarkable) video clip from @Macho Nacho Productions

Right here’s a video clip of me stumbling my means with my very first effort at the PicoBoot modchip installment that makes use a Raspberry Pi Pico blinked with custom-made firmware from webhdx – it’s an impressive development as well as enables me to fill video games from SD card without the requirement for an optical boot disc.

00:00 intro
03:10 obtaining the data
04:07 blinking the chip
05:00 disassembly
05:52 heatsink elimination
06:40 soldering to the motherboard
13:30 heatsink substitute
16:00 cable directing
18:15 chip installment
23:00 evaluation as well as reassembly
25:20 sd card viewers
26:12 screening
28:58 final thoughts

Components for this task offered from @ZedLabz

Whatever you require to find out about the PicoBoot job:

Cam: Google Pixel 4a 5G
Equipment: 2012 MacBook Pro with SSD
Software program: iMovie

PicoBoot stand pile brace for GameCube mod:

download and install PicoBoot right here:

Songs: Joe Bleeps​​​​​​​​​​

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