which is better


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by nexusrex » Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:15 pm
which project is better
an arcade machine
or a portable gaming console and can use raspbian
if the arcade machine is better i want a tutroial
if the portable gaming console is better i want a tutroial
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by 6677 » Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:38 pm
There is no which is better. There is which you would prefer (which for me is an arcade machine).

You won't find a comprehensive tutorial for either, this is one where your going to have to learn some electronics and get some craftsman skill.
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by nexusrex » Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:45 pm
now i will wait for anyone to give me a help
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by nexusrex » Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:57 pm
if any one know how to connect psx buttons and config it
and which style is better
ds or psp
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by nexusrex » Wed Jul 24, 2013 3:29 pm
how to conect psx buttons and config it to making a portable gaming computer / PGC
i want to make aa ben heck's portable gaming console
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by noob » Thu Jul 25, 2013 7:13 pm
try a teensy for the joysticks and stuff, available on adafruit, i would think psp style would be easier, i don't know if you have a 3d printer, but if so, you could easily make it. else, you might have to go look for pieces of plastic and hand cut them. just think of the stuff you want on it like bluetooth or wifi, ways to install games etc. i'd suggest you leave the hdmi jack sticking out of it, so you can connect it to a tv. what kind of way do you want the games on it, emulation, or via the pi store?
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by nexusrex » Thu Jul 25, 2013 8:43 pm
i will use some psx buttons like up,down,right,down 1234 l1 l2 r1 r2 start select
i will open it and connect it to the gpio
but if you can give a map of the connection when thank you
and i will see the teensy
i will use retropie
and i will download minecraft pi edition
and if you can tell me some game will be good
i use wi-fi
i will use wireless keyboard
i will psp style
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by noob » Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:55 am
you probably have to buy a usb hub, as you need a few more ports. google for "universal gpio keyboard daemon", with this you can easily wire up buttons to the gpio, but with a teensy you can also wire up analog sticks. i can't really tell you what to do, the big purpose of the pi is to make you tinker with stuff, not to follow tutorials. for the rest, i suggest you to download openarena from the pi store if you like fps games, if you like gba games, this is a nice emu. /viewtopic.php?t=37433
in the magpi No.3 there is a list of games you can download via apt-get . just look around in the pi store, there are always things you'll like.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Rear-View-Color-Camera-Monitor/dp/B0045IIZKU/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1374827076&sr=8-2&keywords=raspberry+pi+lcd+screen
this is the screen ben heck used too.
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by jamesh » Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:03 am
Pimoroni are launching PiCade - sounds like its the sort of project you may want to try.
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by nexusrex » Fri Jul 26, 2013 4:41 pm
jamesh wrote:Pimoroni are launching PiCade - sounds like its the sort of project you may want to try.

i will make a portable gaming console like psp
like ben heck's but mine emulate psx , genesis , neogeo , game gear , gba , gbc , snes and nes
but i don't know how to connect the psx buttons to the gpio
i want a map to connecting
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by noob » Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:06 pm
nexusrex wrote:
jamesh wrote:Pimoroni are launching PiCade - sounds like its the sort of project you may want to try.

i will make a portable gaming console like psp
like ben heck's but mine emulate psx , genesis , neogeo , game gear , gba , gbc , snes and nes
but i don't know how to connect the psx buttons to the gpio
i want a map to connecting

https://github.com/mmoller2k/pikeyd this is the daemon i was speaking of. this way you can connect buttons to the gpio
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by nexusrex » Fri Jul 26, 2013 10:35 pm
noob wrote:you probably have to buy a usb hub, as you need a few more ports. google for "universal gpio keyboard daemon", with this you can easily wire up buttons to the gpio, but with a teensy you can also wire up analog sticks. i can't really tell you what to do, the big purpose of the pi is to make you tinker with stuff, not to follow tutorials. for the rest, i suggest you to download openarena from the pi store if you like fps games, if you like gba games, this is a nice emu. /viewtopic.php?t=37433
in the magpi No.3 there is a list of games you can download via apt-get . just look around in the pi store, there are always things you'll like.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Rear-View-Color-Camera-Monitor/dp/B0045IIZKU/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1374827076&sr=8-2&keywords=raspberry+pi+lcd+screen
this is the screen ben heck used too.

thanks and i will learn programing with minecraft pi edition
but i need a map to connnecting buttons to the gpio
and thanks
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by noob » Sat Jul 27, 2013 10:55 am
what do you mean with map? the way the gpio works? here is a pinout, but i thought it would be easier with teensy. Image
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by nexusrex » Sat Jul 27, 2013 12:52 pm
noob wrote:what do you mean with map? the way the gpio works? here is a pinout, but i thought it would be easier with teensy. Image

thanks
map of connection is a photo of the connection of the buttons to the gpio i don't want buy tennsy because it's not in our country
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by noob » Sat Jul 27, 2013 1:43 pm
i don't know how to do that, but i thought adafruit ships to every country, in which country do you live?
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by nexusrex » Sat Jul 27, 2013 2:09 pm
egypt
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by chairsgotoschool » Sat Jul 27, 2013 6:28 pm
there is that pikeyd thing that lets you connect buttons to the gpio and map them to keyboard buttons (kinda like xpadder or joy2key on windows) i think you need 2 resistors for each button, i cant remember though. but teensy is the easiest way and though you pay slightly more with adafruit its still a good deal to me at least, also a arduino nano might work too but i dont know much about arduinos.
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by nexusrex » Sat Jul 27, 2013 6:45 pm
oh i can't buy it in egypt :(
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by noob » Sat Jul 27, 2013 8:51 pm
how did you buy you pi? element14 has teensys, i think
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by nexusrex » Sat Jul 27, 2013 9:37 pm
i didn't buy it now but i will buy it
from a shop in egypt and some parts from radioshack egypt
and my parents will buy for me a 4.3 inch car screen
i use vesta psx like controller i will open it and use those parts
up,down,left,right
1234
l1 l2
r1 r2
start select
and i will use the plywood to make the case
it's psp like
is element14 or adafruit chip to egypt or no
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by noob » Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:17 am
adafruit does ship to egypt, as they use ups, but theres a store in your town that sells rpis?
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by noob » Sun Jul 28, 2013 12:00 pm
http://elinux.org/RPi_emulators this is a list of emulators, have fun!
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by nexusrex » Sun Jul 28, 2013 12:59 pm
noob wrote:adafruit does ship to egypt, as they use ups, but theres a store in your town that sells rpis?

yes like this
http://ram-e-shop.com/oscmax/catalog/ad ... ce&x=0&y=0
if adafruit does ship to egypt it's good
thanks
and for the emulators i use retropie
the cores: mame,neogeo,genesis,psx,snes,nes,game gear,gba and gbc
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by nexusrex » Sun Jul 28, 2013 2:28 pm
how to connect teensy to the raspberry pi
which is better teensy 2.0 or 3,0 or ++
and how to connect buttons to teensy
and thanks
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by noob » Sun Jul 28, 2013 3:44 pm
the teensy works with usb, if you need a lot of buttons, take ++ else you can just take 2.0. you can just search for how to connect buttons to the teensy.
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