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Cia91
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[Completed] GamePi NanoCab

Fri May 10, 2013 1:38 pm

Hi all, i want to share with you my project, a NanoCab with a Raspberry inside.
You can follow the building process on my site, but i will post also here the progress.

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This is the first prototype in order to calculate the various dimensions and layout.

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This is the screen, a 7" LCD monitor.

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First wiring, the Joystick! It's a Sanwa JLW-TM-8.

Soon i will receive the control panel, and i will wire also the buttons. :geek:
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Re: GamePi NanoCab

Fri May 10, 2013 1:52 pm

Cool stuff.

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Re: GamePi NanoCab

Mon May 13, 2013 8:47 am

The control panel is arrived!

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It's made of 5 mm thick steel.

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Joystick and buttons fit perfectly! 8-)
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Re: GamePi NanoCab

Fri May 17, 2013 1:05 am

That's looking great!
My blog of various geeky things - http://blog.sheasilverman.com
PiPLAY - http://piplay.org
DeskCade.com - Mini Raspberry Pi Arcade Cabinet

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Re: GamePi NanoCab

Mon Jun 24, 2013 6:13 pm

This weekend i've made a wood box, to carry out the wiring and software parts.

Here is how it looks:

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In the meaning time i'm cutting the wood for the Cab (it will be so long, i suck at woodworking :( ) and i started wiring the ground:

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Re: GamePi NanoCab

Fri Sep 06, 2013 2:49 pm

I've uploaded the circuit i've made, and the pykeyd configuration for my cabinet on my site ;)
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Re: GamePi NanoCab

Fri Sep 06, 2013 3:50 pm

how do you connect the buttons to the pi and how do you program it
this is the buttons i will use
http://ram-e-shop.com/oscmax/catalog/pr ... ts_id=1181
i want to make a portable gaming pi with raspbian image
do you recommend for me another buttons
i will use this buttons
xyab l1l2 r1r2 start select reset
can i use an analog stick like the one on ps2 controller
and how to connect it to the pi and program it
and can i use this analog stick
http://www.adafruit.com/products/245
like a joystick
and what is your power source and what is the one do you recommend for me
good luck for you

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Re: GamePi NanoCab

Wed Sep 11, 2013 6:50 pm

Where do you bought /ordered the control panel? How much it costs?

Thanks ;)

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Re: GamePi NanoCab

Wed Sep 11, 2013 7:06 pm

I ordered the sanwa joy and buttons from arcadeworduk, they cost something like 50€... The panel is made from laser cutted steel, and i didn't pay it :D
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Re: GamePi NanoCab

Thu Sep 12, 2013 7:01 pm

:O I would like one too for free :D :D

You said that the control panel arrived, you didn't order it? I'm looking for a company who makes me a similar one.

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Re: GamePi NanoCab

Thu Sep 12, 2013 7:25 pm

No, my neighbour made it at work for me :D
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Re: GamePi NanoCab

Tue Oct 08, 2013 1:47 pm

I've posted a video on my site for showing you the connection, and some new photo of the building.

The bad thing is the language, because the video is in italian, but you can watch it without audio :D
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Re: GamePi NanoCab

Thu Nov 21, 2013 4:15 pm

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And finally i finished my cabinet!!

You can fine the detailed building here:
http://raspberrygaming.altervista.org/cab-en.html

More Photos and a Video are coming soon.
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Re: [Completed] GamePi NanoCab

Thu Nov 21, 2013 5:19 pm

Nice work. I would love to have time for a project like that.

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