These SNES portables aren’t the first to hit the modding scene, but they make the most of its nearly two-decade old hardware, combining it with current technologies such as LCD displays. Continue reading to see more. Click here for first picture in gallery.

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Built by Ben Heck forum user “Life of Brian”, this SNES portable uses a modified Polycase and is powered by dual 7.2 v 2400 mAh li-ion batteries. Features include: a 2P controller port, A/V out, stereo headphone jack, DC auxiliary jack, 5-inch Zenith LCD display, and custom designed shoulder buttons.


We’ve seen our share of SNES portables, but this is the first one to actually use an original SNES controller. Gamers won’t be disapointed with the versatility and performance of this custom creation either. Powered by a li-polys 3200ma battery, it features a mini-SNES motherboard, li-polys/portection circuit, headphone port, integrated stereo speakers, and uses the original controller.


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