Published on May 11, 2017 by makemagazine
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Many people see the incredible game systems built by people like Ben Heck, with custom formed plastics and complex electrical setups, and feel like they cannot build anything as awesome as that. I hope this project shows you that you can put together something cool with minimal skills and effort.

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96 Comments on "Quick and dirty raspberry pi retro console from an old tv"

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Dave Thompson
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Dave Thompson
30 days 19 hours ago

What a shame to ruin such a neat retro TV.

Jack Burton
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Jack Burton
2 months 18 days ago

I have a similar project in the works but i work slow ,i have a old 5 inch radio shack tv ,all apart and waiting for me to put a 5inch adafruit hdmi lcd into it ,one day i will get it done ..

Brad Scott
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Brad Scott
3 months 19 days ago

There is a commercial cleaner you can buy that will make that yellowed plastic look new. Then, you paint it with UV resistant clear. Cute project.

brandon Melgar
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brandon Melgar
3 months 24 days ago

How did you get it to work with the composite I can only get it to work with hdmi

Calvin Brewer
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Calvin Brewer
3 months 26 days ago

I watched this video yesterday, then I found a Realistic Portavision portable TV (5") Radio combo at Goodwill for $25. It was new in the box. I'm going to try to put in a 5" LCD, Digital TV tuner and an input switcher. I want to be able to use everything that is still there and just allow them to play RetroPie in addition. Thank you for the inspiration!

Dean Welch
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Dean Welch
3 months 30 days ago

when you put the paper over it I thought you was going to make a halo helmet console

james corvett
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james corvett
4 months 9 hours ago

i'd have placed the Rasp pi in the back where the plug ins were all accessible, so you dont have to take apart to connect things. neat retro tv tho.

david winkle
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david winkle
4 months 1 day ago

that tv looks so cool man so retro alright lol

delaorden
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delaorden
4 months 1 day ago

Some hydrogen peroxide for whitening that yellow plastic, some love to polish that acrylic and you will have something superb.Well and I will also love a battery pack in all that free space and moving some usb ports to the back

Colin McCrory
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Colin McCrory
4 months 2 days ago

I was soo hoping to see the crt used for this. You just put a pi and an lcd in a box though.

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