Final Fight Arcade with Raspberry Pi 2

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This was an arcade that I had for some time but had not been finalized. As I had a request from a client for an arcade, I decided to take advantage of what was done and implemented it with a Raspberry Pi 2 Retropie and Emulation Station. Since my first project with Raspberry Pi 1 things evolved enough and version 2 already allows to emulate games for Playstation 1.

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I’ve connected the buttons, joystick and an Ipac and left everything well organized, although a system with a Raspberry Pi  may leave a lot of space in a cabinet of this size 😀

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It was the first time I used a LCD monitor instead of the traditional arcade monitors. I’m a bit tired of the problems that those monitors give … I like the traditional part of it, but …

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I used a standard arcade power supply to feed the Raspberry Pi with 5v and some parts of the illumination with 12V and this is the perfect solution.

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Since the monitor does not have a HDMI input, I was forced to buy a HDMI to VGA adapter that you can buy on Amazon or eBay.

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There are some recommendations about cooling when we run graphically complex games on a Raspberry Pi, so I used a PC fan for security.

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As you can see, it turned out alright, huh 😀

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