I’m posting this in “other adafruit products” because I used a lot of different Adafruit products in my built and I wasn’t quite sure what specific area to post it. 🙂
I built a mini-arcade cabinet. I’ve made available all of the plans so that if anyone wants to replicate or improve my efforts then they can. I’ve also included a multitude of adafruit products that I used in constructing this build. My readme.md file includes:
“The links to the parts are all to Adafruit and Sparkfun. These are both amazing stores. I know that you could easily find all of the parts cheaper at other stores but these two companies are committed to enabling the community of builders. Their videos, tutorials, open source libraries and discussion boards are more than worth a few extra bucks out of my pocket. In fact their support has enabled me to learn and do a lot of the fun things that I’ve done over the past two years. I would urge you all to purchase from these two companies.”
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