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by oliddell
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: General Project Chat
Topic: Raspberry Pi Activity Centre for my kid
Replies: 2
Views: 481

Re: Raspberry Pi Activity Centre for my kid

yea no biggie perspex cover should help. :D would really like some pointers on software though
by oliddell
Tue Sep 03, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: General Project Chat
Topic: Raspberry Pi Activity Centre for my kid
Replies: 2
Views: 481

Raspberry Pi Activity Centre for my kid

Hi guys i had posted this on reddit a week ago with no replies - i havent posted here for a while but here goes: I would really like to create an activity centre for my 1 year old daughter. What i had in mind is sort of like a bar-top arcade but with much simpler interaction methods. Simpler as in 4...
by oliddell
Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: General Project Chat
Topic: Hardware for a bartop arcade
Replies: 26
Views: 5015

Re: Hardware for a bartop arcade

tikiandskull wrote:
Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:21 am
I did not put any, because when my daughter saw what I was building, it had to be for her ... so the bartop punisher finished in bartop princess peach ...

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love it
by oliddell
Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:17 am
Forum: General Project Chat
Topic: Hardware for a bartop arcade
Replies: 26
Views: 5015

Re: Hardware for a bartop arcade

or you could buy a pair of cheapo amplified speakers take them out of the case (again saving space) and mount them. Setting up the electronics was only part of the fun....I had a blast planning the wooden cabinet, cutting and assembling it, spraying it and finding decals i liked.
by oliddell
Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: General Project Chat
Topic: Hardware for a bartop arcade
Replies: 26
Views: 5015

Re: Hardware for a bartop arcade

Hey mate, the old PC is fine just think of the cabinet as a custom case. Just take the motherboard (cpu and ram) out of the existing case and mount into your arcade. For extra space saving buy a 2.5 hard drive and a small audio amp connected to small speakers. On the other hadn I run n64 games from ...
by oliddell
Tue Nov 07, 2017 5:18 am
Forum: General Project Chat
Topic: Arcade build forum?
Replies: 5
Views: 1754

Re: Arcade build forum?

hey mate this site helped me a lot:

https://www.thingiverse.com/tag:arcade/page:1
by oliddell
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Support (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: [Solved] I have an LG battery from a phone, can I use that? and unsure how to connect :)
Replies: 7
Views: 1785

Re: I have an LG battery from a phone, can I use that? and unsure how to connect :)

goes without saying be very careful when soldiering to the battery do not heat the battery up and do not bridge the contacts
by oliddell
Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:24 am
Forum: Support (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: [Solved] I have an LG battery from a phone, can I use that? and unsure how to connect :)
Replies: 7
Views: 1785

Re: I have an LG battery from a phone, can I use that? and unsure how to connect :)

Dont see why not. I used a samsung galaxy s2 extender battery with about 4000 mAh. I removed the pogo pins and soldered a jst cable directly to the battery. Still need to update my build log below though :)
by oliddell
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: Support (Game Boy Zero)
Topic: Games are not saving properly?
Replies: 6
Views: 1898

Re: Games are not saving properly?

from my own experience, that game does have a bit off issues when emulated. Such as randomly hanging with a sound loop this is my biggest issue with this game. Changed emulator (forgot which one sorry) and PAL to NTSCwhich did cut down a lot of the issues but are still present. Still very playable a...