atari pi


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by Endercraft4 » Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:31 am
I hope to fit the PI, 5in screen,keyboard,touch pad,and 1 terabyte hard-drive into an old Atari 2600 shell (the system, not a cartridge)
Do y'all that possible?
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by Valkaiser » Wed Jun 27, 2012 7:48 am
It might be a bit tight.
If memory serves, the atari board is about the same size as the pi.
The RF shielding probably takes up more space than the electronics (really huge).
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by bonelifer » Wed Jun 27, 2012 4:12 pm
Atari 2600 teardown on iFixit: http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Atari-26 ... own/3541/1 Should give an idea. Step 5 on that page gives measurements. It says the case is 2.6 times larger than the motherboard. Really need a small laptop harddrive if it's going to work.
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by Endercraft4 » Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:35 am
The external hard drive I hope to use is about 1.5x the size of the PI. (im guessing)
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by Endercraft4 » Sat Jun 30, 2012 2:29 am
Well I got the atari 2600 open and everything looks....Atari-ish?
Anyway, if the Raspberry Pi is about the size of a credit card like people say then i think it should work! :D
So I have the Atari case ,the external hard drive (which will be internal),and the keyboard.
now all i need is the PI and the screen
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