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NES Zapper mouse?

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I'm making an NES PC soon, but I also want to turn the Zapper into a wireless mouse that aims and "shoots" to point and click. Has anyone done something similar or know how this would work?
 

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I'm making an NES PC soon, but I also want to turn the Zapper into a wireless mouse that aims and "shoots" to point and click. Has anyone done something similar or know how this would work?
I have been throwing around ideas on this as well. What board will fit in a NES?
 
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WiiMotes have been connected to PCs and used with homemade sensor bars, though I don't think the guts would fit into a Zapper.


I have been throwing around ideas on this as well. What board will fit in a NES?
To help with placement of a mini-itx board in my own NESputer, I printed out the attached PDF and cut out the board (thick paper helps).

Since it's primary purpose will be to emulate old consoles, I think I'll go easy-mode and just fit a board, storage and power inside. Though with more modding it's possible to have a board, half-height video card, storage, and a slim-optical installed, but power would be external.
 

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brandonwh64

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LOL this is so awesome! I still have my NES from 1989! Its so old and dirty but still work (Or atleast comes on)