Alistair
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GameMamePiBoy

cramming a RPi A+ and a retro-pie installation into a classic gameboy case

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GameMamePiBoy

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Raspberry Pi 1 Model A+
Raspberry Pi 1 Model A+
main brains behind the kit
×1
Original broken gameboy
the case :)
×1
Adafruit 2.8" resistive touch PiTFT
the screen
×1
2200 mAh Li-Ion 18650 battery
just the battery used in the PiGrrl guide but any any could be used
×1
5v power boost
boost the battery 3.7v to 5v
×1
LiPo charger
charges the battery
×1

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
rotary tool
i.e. dremel for cutting the gameboy case and PCB
3D Printer (generic)
3D Printer (generic)
I used my makerspace Lulzbot Taz

Story

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Schematics

Power circuit

This is the power circuit taken straight from the adafruit PiGrrl guide. LiPo battery connects to the charging board, which takes a micro USB as a power source (or a hard wired pin/barrel connector. This is fed into the boost module to give 5v from the 3.7v LiPo

Code

components for the GameMamePiBoy

just the stl file(s) for internal mounts etc

Credits

Alistair

Alistair

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wannabe hacker

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