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Sprite_tm’s miniature MAME cabinet that runs off a Raspberry Pi and even has a 128×32 OLED marquee along the top.

Recently, I got one of the Pi’s myself exactly because of that reason: it’s always useful to expand your toolset with something powerful and cheap. I didn’t get it for a specific reason other than the fact I may have to use it somewhere in the future and it would be fun to play with it.

To make a long story short: Ofcourse I couldn’t just be satisfied by just hooking it up to a TV and installing RaspBMC and playing some movies… so I ended up spending quit a lot more time than I originally envisioned. The end result does show it, though, I ended up with what may be the smallest MAME-powered arcade cabinet in the world.

[via Hack a Day]

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John Baichtal

John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal

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  1. Awesome build,

    Overclock the Pi to 1GHz with the new kernel, and most of your sound issues (USB timing bug) may disappear.

  2. I guess it would be easy to make one of a smart phone such as the HTC Status because of the screen size

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