My Portable Emulation Console
For the past few days I've worked on a project to build a portable console to emulate retro games.
I know there are several other projects of this type on the internet, but I think this one is a bit different from the others.
I used a 5-inch (800x480) screen connected directly to the GPIO, without a third-party controller, this made the screen refresh rate incredibly fast just with very good image stability as well. Other than that I used a PS2 control divide in 2, where I removed the analogues to fit better and I resolder all the buttons in a Teensy 3.2, which does the job of sending everything to a Raspberry Pi 3.
We also have a 6000mAh battery, PAM8403 to amplify the P2 audio output and a 1-inch speaker with a 470uF capacitor to filter the noise and finally two USBs available for connecting controls if you want to connect the HDMI cable and play on TV.
Well that was the result. Hope you like it.
And here some pictures of the devolopment!
(Backlight circuit in place, start soldering wired from lcd)
(First test with lcd working, Raspbian.)
(Adapt board, lcd to raspberry)
(Hacking controller with teensy)
Thank you, If you have any questions, I will answer you ASAP.
ByteThis last edited by ByteThis
@arturgomes How are the two halves of the controller connected (secured) so they don't fall off?
space cadet last edited by
@bytethis hot glue ( a lot of ) haha
ByteThis last edited by
@arturgomes This is cool..but at the same time with the controller..a little awkward..lol.
@bytethis feel free to suggest something better
PokeEngineer last edited by PokeEngineer
You should try to incase it; it's not good or pretty to leave the internals exposed.
SgtJimmyRustles last edited by
I admire you trying to make a portable system, but all those exposed parts and wires, doesn't seem safe to use.
madmodder123 last edited by madmodder123
@arturgomes Looks like a decent prototype, I really hope you can make a good shell for it, maybe you know someone who has a 3D printer? If not I might be able to help.
@arturgomes I love how janky it is