Category: Raspberry Pi

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Raspberry PiBoy – Building a Handheld Gaming System from Walnut and Carbon Fiber

DESIGN Portable Raspberry Pi enabled gaming system projects seem to be everywhere. The concept is relatively simple; get an old GameBoy (or other old portable) shell, stuff in a Raspberry Pi Zero as well as some switches, LiPo battery and charger, an LCD screen, and maybe an audio amplifier and you’re set (except for the…




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Building the Raspberry Pi Infinity+

For Maker Faire Bay Area 2016 MCM Electronics (my current employer) was fortunate enough to secure a booth next to the Raspberry Pi Foundation where we could lend support by making Pi’s and kits available for purchase at the event. Of course, one does not simply arrive at Maker Faire without a project, so Christian…




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Raspberry Pi 7″ Touchscreen Setup, Review, and Case Design

One of the most frequent comments from folks who are trying to build their own Raspberry Pi Tablet (aka “PiPad”) is that a 5V compatible screen is expensive and difficult to source. As far as I know, there is only one supplier and according to many makers, they are frequently out of stock. With yesterday’s…




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PiPad Build

Two weeks before I had to leave for Maker Faire Bay Area 2013, I decided it was time I built an enclosure for the PiPad. I’d been helping a guy in the Shed Tech Support queue that needed some help with his Maker Faire project, and thought “You know, I want a Maker Faire project…