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August 13, 2015 AT 3:30 pm

Pocket PiGRRL Build by Thomas James #3DPrinting

Thomas James made a sweet build video of his Pocket PiGRRL on YouTube.

This is a quick video showing my build of the Adafruit kit, Pocket Pigrrl. I 3D printed all the parts on my Flashforge Dreamer 3D printer at 100 micron layer height! I used PLA for the case and A,B,X,Y buttons. Then I used RED ninja flex for the menu buttons and black ninja flex TPE for the D-Pad.

This is just using the downloadable image from the adafruit site but I installed the “Simple” theme from emulation station. I had to resize the “blurred” images to 320×240 for them to work otherwise the 720p images wouldn’t load.

I also installed a 5K variable resistor (Linear) for volume control and printed a volume wheel and cut out a section of the case. Works perfect!

Full tutorial on The Adafruit Learning System


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