Gamecube Broadband Adapter DIY?

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Gamecube Broadband Adapter DIY?

Postby Zehle » Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:00 am

Hi there! :)

I recently found out that it is possible to play 8 players at Mario Kart: Double Dash if you use the NGC Broadband Adapter to connect two consoles.
I started searching for it and found out that it is rather rare and expensive so I wonder if it is possible to make your own solution to it, just wire it yourself?

Is there anyone out there who has opened it and taken a look at how it looks on the inside, if it is only a simple adapter between the NGC port and a modem cable or if it is more complicated?

Well, well, would be glad for answers!
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Re: Gamecube Broadband Adapter DIY?

Postby emu_kidid » Tue Dec 31, 2013 1:05 am

There is a custom modem chip (Macronix mx98728ec), so it's not so easy..
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Re: Gamecube Broadband Adapter DIY?

Postby megalomaniac » Tue Dec 31, 2013 1:40 am

do we have any bare naked pics of the BBA to add to the wiki?
maybe iggunr can take some close up shots since he has one with the case removed...
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Re: Gamecube Broadband Adapter DIY?

Postby dilav » Tue Dec 31, 2013 3:10 am

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Re: Gamecube Broadband Adapter DIY?

Postby megalomaniac » Tue Dec 31, 2013 4:24 am

great photos...thanks
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Re: Gamecube Broadband Adapter DIY?

Postby emu_kidid » Tue Dec 31, 2013 4:54 am

thanks dilav, added to the wiki :)
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Re: Gamecube Broadband Adapter DIY?

Postby Zehle » Tue Dec 31, 2013 3:43 pm

emu_kidid wrote:There is a custom modem chip (Macronix mx98728ec), so it's not so easy..


Allright, then I might just by one. :)

dilav wrote:bba photo


Happy though the question contributed to something good! :)

Thanks for the answers!


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