This is a guide for the making of the IntoDream Dreamcast system, hope you find it interesting! The PDF file may take a couple of minutes to load so please be patient! 😉
i hate to be a mooch but if i were to pay for parts and labour would you be able to build one of these for me. (i live in the UK btw)
dylan antrobus said this on May 3, 2013 at 12:13 am | Reply
I notice that the casing of the Intodream is wider than the controller. How do you make the controlls wider so the buttons reach both sides of the casing?
Asad said this on May 10, 2012 at 5:24 pm | Reply
I am answering this year old comment so that others may see this. in a controller, there is a circuit board. you can “break” this circuit board into as many pieces as you like, just so long as you attach all wires together and sauter them into place. very convenient for enlarging or reducing controller size.
anonymous said this on January 30, 2013 at 2:37 am | Reply
which shops can you buy perspex sheets from? I live in the UK so it needs to be a store in UK.
Asad said this on May 7, 2012 at 3:21 pm | Reply
ebay is good option. There is a place in the UK that sells, and he’s on ebay too.
moddedbybacteria said this on May 7, 2012 at 9:01 pm | Reply
What type of heatsinks with fans are required for the Dreamcast? I need to know so I can make my IntoDream.
Asad said this on March 28, 2012 at 3:43 pm | Reply
heatsinks from old computers or graphics cards, same with fans too.
moddedbybacteria said this on March 28, 2012 at 4:42 pm | Reply
Me again, I need some advice from Mr. Master Modder.
I found a decent Coby Portable DVD player, LCD screen with 2 speakers, $22
Would this suffice in place of a PSOne screen?
Bruce said this on July 14, 2011 at 5:47 am | Reply
Not the best, as you’ll need the internal boards too; however if the screen can input composite you’re fine, if not, don’t bother with it.
moddedbybacteria said this on July 14, 2011 at 6:04 am | Reply
Not to be a bother but, how much would it cost to have you make me one of these, I could provide the system myself, but probably not the screen, I used to have one, but it got crushed when I moved.
Bruce said this on July 10, 2011 at 5:57 pm | Reply
I’ve still got my IntoDream; and don’t use it. Due to the heat when the system is used there are a couple of lines on the VMU screen sometimes, as the heat made the hot glue soften a bit before after some use. if you’re in the UK, i’d be happy to consider selling it, if the price was reasonable.
moddedbybacteria said this on July 10, 2011 at 9:36 pm | Reply
Unfortunately, I live In Massachusetts, USA, so if it’s a problem, I’ll just have to save up for all the supplies.
Bruce said this on July 12, 2011 at 1:24 am
hey can somebody send me a dreamcast portable wiring guide
arbee said this on May 10, 2011 at 10:01 pm | Reply
Look at the top of this page – there’s a PDF guide for just that!
moddedbybacteria said this on May 11, 2011 at 7:17 am | Reply
hey you should make a portable Super Joy 3 ( Nes system in one small chip that plugs into the tv and plays) it has 70 or so nes games built into it. Im not sure about it and this is my first portable well this or an n64.
Legomaster2427 said this on January 1, 2011 at 12:34 am | Reply
you’ve done the dreamcast the SNES and the mastersystem, please could you do the Sega Megadrive 2″? thanks
Sweet16BIT said this on August 9, 2010 at 10:00 am | Reply
Posted some useful stuff for you in my forum, under your topic – should be useful!
moddedbybacteria said this on August 9, 2010 at 9:34 pm | Reply
Will be over the next weeks for sure.
moddedbybacteria said this on August 9, 2010 at 10:46 pm | Reply
could you please make a more detailed guide for the dreamcast?
jimmy said this on February 20, 2010 at 4:57 pm | Reply
Ok – when on the Multi-system project, I will.
I intend to use the opportunity when modding all the consoles for the Multi-system to make very comprehensive guides, and upgrade the old ones in the progress.
moddedbybacteria said this on February 20, 2010 at 8:58 pm | Reply
jimmy said this on February 21, 2010 at 3:10 am
Would 60 watts be too much for a Psone screen and a Sega Dreamcast, for my portable?
Tom said this on February 1, 2010 at 11:56 pm | Reply
Some people use a PicoPSU, I believe people have used a 60w one fine before, however, you are better not using a PicoPSU – they are convenient and small (although you need a 7808 for the PSone screen, and heatsink), but as the PicoPSU needs 12v to generate the other voltages, the DreamCast runs far hotter and less efficiently than if you just use a 7.4v battery to drive the PSone screen, the 12v line at 7.4v, a 7805 for 5v and a step down regulator for 3.3v
moddedbybacteria said this on February 2, 2010 at 12:52 am | Reply
What awg wire are you using for the Dreamcast?
Nate said this on January 31, 2010 at 7:13 am | Reply
Wire is 0.9mm thick for general purpose wiring
moddedbybacteria said this on January 31, 2010 at 7:27 am | Reply
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