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Youtube user MungoBBQ took an old Macintosh Classic and stuffed in a couple of controllers and a Raspberry Pi to make his own mini NES emulator.

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The CRT had long since blown out, so he removed it and swapped in a modern LCD screen, then added NES – USB converters to get the controllers to work. A powered USB hub routes into the Pi, which runs the Emulation Station to get those classic 8 bit games.

The build is nifty, but he looks like he can use some help permanently attaching the LCD to the housing. Any ideas?

Michael Colombo

In addition to being an online editor for MAKE Magazine, Michael Colombo works in fabrication, electronics, sound design, music production and performance (Yes. All that.) In the past he has also been a childrens’ educator and entertainer, and holds a Masters degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program.


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