Xbox 360 Portable #TheHackadayPrize

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This is the prototype of my Xbox 360 Portable I built recently.

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Xbox 360 goes....PORTABLE

I´ve seen many Xbox Laptops and was amazed by those. You can play for example outside, go to your friends with it or take it with you on holiday. 

But the Problem with Xbox Laptops are:

  • you need an external power supply
  • no place for the controller
  • no place for games
  • lame speakers
  • ....

So I decided to built a All in One gaming system

Watch the videos below to see more:

Older video:


  • 18.5" display with a resolution of 1366x768
  • Dimensions: 47x33x17cm
  • Total Weight: 9kg
  • 250GB Harddrive
  • 2.0 speakers

  • 1 × Walimex Photo Suitcase M
  • 1 × Acer G196HQLb 18,5" monitor
  • 1 × Ultron 2.0 Speakers
  • 1 × Xbox 360 Slim
  • 1 × Flexlight LED stripe 10" flexible Led stripe

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  • 1
    Step 1

    At first I disassembled the Xbox 360 Slim and spray painted it 3 times with an insulation paint, called "Plastic 70"

  • 2
    Step 2

    When the first layer was dry, I used normal white spraypaint.

  • 3
    Step 3

    I also coloured the SMD parts with a black marker and added some additional heatsinks.

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