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This remarkable device has the computing power of a mid-90’s desktop PC and the graphics capability of the original X-Box.

The Raspberry Pi is a series of small single-board computers developed in the United Kingdom by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to promote the teaching of basic computer science in schools and in developing countries.The original model became far more popular than anticipated, selling outside of its target market for uses such as robotics. Peripherals (including keyboards, mice and cases) are not included with the Raspberry Pi. Some accessories however have been included in several official and unofficial bundles like the ones offered here.

Now YOU Can Create your Very Own Retro Arcade In A Variety Of Configurations Depending On Your Needs And Budget!

Basic Systems For Under $90

Use any HDMI compatible monitor or TV

All you need to get started is a Raspberry Pi (with case and power supply), and HDMI cable, a game controller, and an SD card loaded with RetroPie.

 

All-In-One Systems For Under $160

Comes with LCD screen and Pi case attached!

For those who want a gaming rig in a small, compact package. The LCD screens are approx. 7″ and offer detailed resolution and bright graphics. Works great with arcade, console, and PC emulation games.

 

Arcade Cabinets From $129 (DIY) Or From $399 Complete

Build from a kit or fully assembled

Vendors offer a variety of styles and sizes, from bartop models to full standing cabinet. Some vendors offer graphics and lighting packages and even complete systems.

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Raspberry Pi Intro

Small as it is, The Raspberry Pi packs quite a punch. This introductory article will show you how to hook up the Pi with a keyboard and monitor so that you can use it as a low cost computer. If you have never used a computer the size of a deck of cards, this is a good place to start.


 

Raspbian For Noobs

This article is aimed at people who are new to the world of Raspberry Pi and Raspbian. It presents a simple guide to setup your first Pi and its OS, update the underlying OS and packages, create a basic cron job, and more. Be careful, learning about Raspbian can be highly addictive!