A 3D printed design was simply posted that’s meant to be a neater technique to create a Digital Boy controller extension cable. Not like those posted final 12 months by Kevin Mellott, these make the most of an RJ45 jack because the cable. The theroy is, printing these adapters and utilizing the housings and pins of a serial port connector might be an general simpler and cheaper methodology of creating the extension. You’ll then should discover a technique to safe the console-side of the adapter although, which appears to be like like some form of tape is the popular methodology:
Total, I want Kevin’s easy design greatest, however this mod does appear a bit simpler and cheaper for 1-off builds. As all the time, the extra selections the higher and I’m glad extra persons are embracing the Digital Boy homebrew scene!
You possibly can obtain the 3D print recordsdata proper from Thingiverse: https://www.thingiverse.com/factor:3675758
@RetroRGB I simply completed up a venture for #VirtualTap customers. A tool-less, solder-less DIY controller extension cable. https://t.co/G8Wa4XqRr9 Not as fairly as those from the VB boards, however simpler to make and less expensive to do as a one-off.
— Casey Primm (@Sigismond0) June 7, 2019