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Xbox 360 Slim Laptop: No, It’s Not By Ben Heck. Yes, You Can Buy One.

by Lambert Varias

Master modder Ben Heck has been wowing us for almost five years now with his portable console mods, many of which are laptop versions of the Xbox 360. While his designs are great both in terms of form and function, most of them are either one-offs or quite expensive. Fortunately, a modder named [Ed] has stepped up and is selling made-to-order Xbox 360 Slim laptops.

xbox 360 slim laptop by eds junk

Pictured above is the very first Xbox 360 Slim laptop that [Ed] made. Not bad right? It has a 17″ LCD screen that does 720p HD, component out, 4 USB ports, Ethernet, and a headphone jack. The power brick is also inside the laptop itself, so you only need to bring the power cable. The buttons and controls are all backlit as well. Here’s [Ed] demoing his creation (you’ll need to crank the volume):

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[Ed] has priced his console morphing skills at $1600 (USD). Definitely not cheap, but you can get significant savings if you cut corners on your order – for example you get $200 off if you send [Ed] your own Xbox 360 Slim to be turned into a laptop, and a $100 off if you choose to leave it unpainted. On the other hand, if you’ve got the dough, [Ed] is willing to engrave any logo, picture or vector into your laptop. Other parts of the laptop can be customized as well, including the color of the LEDs, buttons and the paint. Check out [Ed]’s website for more info.

[via Hack a Day]

Comments (11):

  1. adam g says:

    in a (laptop) i am looking for it to be able to be played portably not needing i to be pluged in all the time does it have a bat in it or no?

  2. Craig says:

    does it use wireless internet?

  3. Carlos says:

    I would get this if it was 750$ Im not exactly the richest personnon mars

  4. Chris says:

    I agree. If im sending my xbox and a moniter i wouldnt want at spend $1300 on this it dont take that much time to do and u get more clientell when u have a lower price like $500-$600 with sending xbox and moniter and like $650-$775 for w/o sending parts

  5. Canaan Bushee says:

    When it says he can make alterations does that mean for example that instead of green it can be black and instead of blue LED light they would be red. Please tell me when you can I’m thinking about buying it in a few months. Thanks for everything.
    ~Canaan B.

  6. Canaan Bushee says:

    Also would it work with the push button xbox 360 because really need the $200 off.
    ~Canaan B.

  7. Canaan Bushee says:

    One more thing can I make the buttons glow red as well.

  8. isaiah says:

    do I have to conetct it to a tv

  9. isaiah says:

    how much is one

  10. Alan says:

    J. I have a j tagged slim with 64 games. What kind of offer will you do on that. It’s got freestyle 2TB AND RUNS FLAWLESSLY

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