This post will cover the steps I took to build a custom miniature shell/controls for the Oregon Trail handheld (sold by Target). I had actually completed this build last month, but it took some time to put this write-up together. Disclaimer This post is written for informational purposes only. I assume no liability for damage
This is a continuation of my LCD upgrade series. In this post, I’ve documented my attempt to reuse the Nomad’s existing buttons to adjust a replacement LCD’s brightness. Refer to part one for how to replace and rewire the LCD. Demonstration Video Disclaimer This post is written for informational purposes only. I assume no
This will be a series of posts documenting (part 1) how to more power efficiently wire a replacement LCD, and (part 2) how to interface the Nomad’s existing controls with the LCD to navigate its built-in menu and adjust its settings (brightness, contrast, saturation, & tint). Disclaimer This post is written for informational purposes only.
In this post, I’ve documented the upgrade of my previous 2300mAh internal battery mod to 3000mAh cells. This post is not a complete “start to finish” guide, it’s only meant to cover the steps taken to fit the larger cells. Refer to my previous post for the original guide and supplement from this post as
In this post, I’ve documented my attempt to add a “Reset” button to my Nomad. I’ve seen a few other builds of this, but mine will have two distinctions: First, all references I could find have added a new physical button – I want to only use existing controls (i.e. simultaneously pressing the “Start” and
In this post, I’ve documented my design, decisions, and the results of my attempt to retrofit an internal battery into my Sega Nomad. This is not meant to be a be-all end-all guide on the best way to install a battery, this is just an experiment to see if I personally could do it, and