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Hacked Game Boy with Raspberry Pi Power


This Game Boy is like no different – there have been a couple of variations on the market which have been hacked – this one is just a bit bit particular.

 Tech Whizz Wermy – explains how he does it within the video beneath:

So that is no extraordinary Game Boy and has some completely superb options. The factor that makes it stand out probably the most is the unique Game Boy cart that has been tailored right into a SD card reader to behave as a customized Game Boy cart with SD Power with Retro Pi!

 Hacked Game Boy Raspberry Pi 3

So you might have emulation station operating as a prime emulator – you possibly can obtain so many video games and methods right here – Game Boy Advanced to MAME so you possibly can hearth up arcade video games too. All you retro gaming choices are right here. Just think about taking part in Game Gear or Atari Lynx video games on this too! All safely saved on the lovable customized Raspberry Pi cart. We need one! 

Here is a listing of components used – textual content taken from Wermy put up on Youtube.

You can observe him right here: WERMY YOUTUBE

3.5” composite show: https://www.adafruit.com/merchandise/913 
A phrase of recommendation on these composite screens: make the wire connecting it to your Pi as brief as potential to cut back noise. Adding some shielding helps too. You can get them cheaper elsewhere, particularly in case you rip one out of a backup digicam system on ebay or one thing, however the Adafruit one is nicely documented, simple to transform to run on 5v, and I knew the scale of the controller board and display housing earlier than shopping for, in order that was good.

Micro USB breakout for charging port: https://www.sparkfun.com/merchandise/12035

2000mAh LiPo battery: https://www.adafruit.com/merchandise/2011
There is definitely just a little extra room in there, so I’ll doubtless improve this to the 2500mAh battery adafruit carries.

Lipo charging board: https://www.adafruit.com/merchandise/2465

Audio amplifier: https://www.adafruit.com/merchandise/2130

Speaker: https://www.adafruit.com/merchandise/1890
Sounds fairly good and matches nicely inside the unique speaker spot

Teensy LC: http://www.amazon.com/PJRC-Teensy-LC/
Used this to wire up the controls and have them present up as a USB keyboard in Emulationstation. You may use GPIO for the buttons if you would like, however I needed a Teensy so as to add some multicolor standing LEDs afterward down the highway anyway. Plus it makes it simpler to improve the Pi Zero sooner or later if they arrive out with a Pi Zero 2 or one thing.

Hacked Game Boy Raspberry Pi 2 

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