Raspberry Pi Bartop Arcade Cabinet

A home-built bartop arcade cabinet powered by a Raspberry 2B running RetroPie.

Story and build

Here is a project I did a while ago: after seeing some videos and reading some articles about people using a Raspberry Pi to play retro games, I decided to build my own custom fullsize bartop arcade cabinet.

I did some research and decided I would need a Raspberry PI 2B, an I-PAC 2 interface, to connect the joysticks and buttons, and RetroPie software as the main parts to make it work.

For the cabinet I decided to order pre-cut MDF panels and acrylic sheets.

After assembling the cabinet, I did a test with the monitor and RetroPie software installed.

Note: I used a monitor with an aspect ratio of 4:3 to better match the resolution of retro games.

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