Well, it seems that a Mod is really on the way...
Complete name: ProMeteo Beta One
70 wires for complete functionality, 22 for reduced (?) functionality. They claim it's easy to install tho. For specs read [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
An ethernet adapter (and special network cable) is also necessary to transfer originals from GC to PC by using a custom software. Also, a tool to cut DVD-Rs has been developed.
I attached a zipfile containing various photos. Enjoy