X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Ben Heck Shows You How to Build an Xbox 360 Laptop

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

I lack any of the skills you need to make cool mods and DIY projects of just about any type. That is certainly not true when it comes to modder Ben Heck. This geek took his hobby of building modded consoles and other items and turned it into his own web series. On the latest episode of his show, Heck returns to his console-modding roots showing us how to build one of his portable Xbox 360s.

Heck’s latest Xbox 360 Slim laptop has a 16-inch LED backlit display and a custom-routed and 3D printed enclosure housing the electronics from the gaming console. I’m not sure how easy something like this would be to pull off for your average DIY person with nothing but everyday tools. The fancy custom enclosure that Heck made required a computer-controlled router and a 3D printer, so unless you have ready access to those tools, you might be a little behind the curve. You can decide how difficult it might be by checking out the entire episode below:

I guess you could build something out of plywood to put your own portable console mod together. Still, even if you can’t pull off such a mod on your own, it’s very cool to see an Xbox 360 that can be played anywhere you happen to be – assuming an electrical outlet is nearby.

Hot Deals in the Technabob Shop:



Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Comments (1):

  1. Ben Heck will sell a “limited batch” of this particular Xbox 360 laptop for $2,000 (USD) each. Even at that price I’m sure it’ll sell out fast, so anyone who’s interested should get in touch with Ben ASAP.

More from Awesomer Media...

Marble Machine: Piano Version

Marble Machine: Piano Version

Capsule for iOS

Capsule for iOS

Ferrari 488 Challenge Ready for Turbocharged Racing Action

Ferrari 488 Challenge Ready for Turbocharged Racing Action

Second Gen Toyota 86 Confirmed: More Power, Please!

Second Gen Toyota 86 Confirmed: More Power, Please!

Transformers: The Last Knight Trailer

Transformers: The Last Knight Trailer

A History of the Jedi

A History of the Jedi

Advertisement