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Author Topic: R-Pi SNES retro console project  (Read 5216 times)

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Re: R-Pi SNES retro console project
« Reply #40 on: August 27, 2015, 12:01:41 pm »
Looking Good! Right on for using the original ports. It's the only way to fly. :cheers:

I wish the Pi was around when I did my SNES, you have so much case room to work with and no concerns about overheating. Probably will boot faster, too!

Just out of curiosity, did you think of the microswitch for the reset switch off of my build, or did you come to the same solution as I did, independently?

Keep the hot glue going!  8)

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Re: R-Pi SNES retro console project
« Reply #41 on: August 27, 2015, 02:24:42 pm »
Honestly Vigo, I thought it was original...  But I just went back and re-read your SNES thread and yep - it started triggering all kinds of bells.  So yeah, I think I sub-consciously used your idea.  It works great though!

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Re: R-Pi SNES retro console project
« Reply #42 on: August 27, 2015, 02:37:43 pm »
 :cheers: Ah you know, great minds think alike, and we are probably resourceful in the same way. I am guessing neither of us are short of microswitches to use for every project.

You do good work. If I end up updating mine, I will probably be taking a queue right from your build.

Did you just turn the eject button into a dummy plug?

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Re: R-Pi SNES retro console project
« Reply #43 on: August 27, 2015, 04:23:52 pm »
Thank you, I appreciate the compliment.  :)

As far as the eject goes, I cut off a lot of the internally projecting bits and the main part is held in place with a couple drops of super glue.  I wanted the outside to remain as original as possible.  I'm debating whether to wire up another microswitch to the eject lever and use that as an "Exit Emulator" switch.

I also intend to mount a USB port and possible an Ethernet breakout into the cart slot under the spring flap.

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Re: R-Pi SNES retro console project
« Reply #44 on: August 29, 2015, 02:31:48 am »
Thanks.  After Lock141's little jab, I figured I needed some actual documentation.

I really wanted to see what you did. It sounded cool and now we can see that it looks great. :cheers:

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Re: R-Pi SNES retro console project
« Reply #45 on: September 03, 2015, 10:18:31 pm »
looking good so far.  i'd like to see how you handle the eject button
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