Friday, September 30, 2016

Pi Cart: a Raspberry Pi Retro Gaming Rig in an NES Cartridge #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

from Pi Cart: a Raspberry Pi Retro Gaming Rig in an NES Cartridge #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
by Jessica

Via Zach on howchoo – found via raspberrypi.org

I just put 2,400 vintage games (and an emulator to run them) into an NES cartridge for about 30 bucks. Computing power has finally become small (and inexpensive) enough to make such a project possible. What a wonderful time to be alive. 🙂

The basics of what I’m calling the Pi Cart (great name, eh?) involve a Raspberry Pi Zero, an old NES cartridge, a small USB hub and adapters of various sizes. Unless you want to get crafty or save a few bucks on adapters, no soldering is required.

This guide will show you how to build your own Pi Cart. When you’re done, you will be able to connect the Pi Cart to your TV or monitor and get playing.

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