World's Smallest Nintendo 64 Console Guinness World Records
You may have seen this before, but Gunnar Turnquist’s custom-built Nintendo 64 console is now officially the world’s smallest. He had to trim the motherboard down to fit inside a small case, while remapping the intricate connections and its tiny circuits. When all was said and done, he managed to cram all of the hardware into a 8.4 cm X 11.8 cm X 4.50 cm (3.3 in X 4.64 in X 1.77 in) case, complete with a 3.5-inch LCD. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.

When fully charged, the battery is good for 1.5-hours of continuous use, complete with fully-functional N64 controller buttons. This is just one of the many custom game consoles that he has in the works, all thanks to him combining modern techniques, like 3D printing, microcontroller programming and printed circuit board (PCB) designs, with his love of classic gaming.

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World's Smallest Nintendo 64 Console Guinness World Records

I started learning electronics when I was 13 years old and when I saw online that people were building their own portable consoles I thought it was the coolest thing ever and I had to try it. There have been many friends and teachers in my life that have helped me along the way. High school teachers that became interested in and guiding me through my projects,” said Gunnar


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