X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Retro Console Emulator in a Game Boy Advance SP Case: Pi SP

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

We’ve seen retro console emulators based on the Raspberry Pi crammed inside a Game Boy and a Game Boy Pocket’s body. Bacman forum member Frostedfires wanted to use the Game Boy Advance SP’s case, but the Pi wouldn’t fit inside it. So he used a small Raspberry Pi clone called the Odroid W instead.

game_boy_sp_retro_console_emulator_odroid_w_by_frostedfires_1zoom in

Aside from the Odroid W, Frostedfires also used a Teensy 3.1 to control the analog stick and the barrage of buttons that he put all over the Pi SP. He also used a 3.5″ LCD, slightly larger than the SP’s original 2.5″ display. Aside from the video game emulators, Frostedfires also loaded the Pi SP with Linux distro called Ultimate Raspbian.

It’s not a polished casemod, but it does what it was made to do. Head to Frostedfires’ threads’ on the Bacman forums to check out his build log and images of the Pi SP.

[via Hack A Day]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Incredibles 2 (Teaser)

Incredibles 2 (Teaser)

Mini Drafting Table Kit

Mini Drafting Table Kit

Free Fallin’ Metal

Free Fallin’ Metal

Advertisement
The New Tesla Roadster Is Here to Blow Our Minds

The New Tesla Roadster Is Here to Blow Our Minds

RAESR Tachyon Speed EV Makes a Buttload of Torque

RAESR Tachyon Speed EV Makes a Buttload of Torque

Lamborghini Urus SUV Leaves the Tarmac and Heads Off-road

Lamborghini Urus SUV Leaves the Tarmac and Heads Off-road