PiStation 2: Raspberry Pi 4 Inside Playstation 2 #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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For quite some time I’ve wanted to put a Raspberry Pi inside of a Playstation 2 housing with the goal of being able to use it as a retro gaming system as well as the option to use it as a Linux computer via the Raspberry Pi desktop. One of the main goals of the project is to make it look as close to a “stock” PS2 as possible while still being able to easily connect peripherals via the USB 2.0, USB 3.0, HDMI, and ethernet ports on the Raspberry Pi. I’ve seen where people have used the expansion bay as a panel for mounting the Raspberry Pi while still having access to most of the ports, but I wanted to also be able to connect internally to other devices via the USB, and I also wanted to be able to position the Pi near the PS2 fan to be able to use it as additional cooling. Internally, I wanted to use a USB 3.0 port to connect a SATA hard drive for extra storage capacity for media, ROMs, and other programs.

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