Gameboy – by parts

Preamble

As original working gameboys are so expensive, how much would it cost to make one from parts?

Well, it’s not that easy. Unfortunately there is no source for new LCD screens (source). They have to be taken from donor DMG-01 units.

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Making your own ArduinoBoy

Preamble

Following on from ArduinoBoys and others and Scaling PDF for PCB, here’s a step by step guide to making Trash80’s ArduinoBoy, on a PCB. For a photographic guide, see ArduinoBoy build.

Obviously, you don’t have to use a PCB and you could make the ArduinoBoy using stripboard/veroboard, ProtoShield, or even on a breadboard… see at the bottom for a suggested layouts.

BTW, I assume Trash80’s moniker is a nod to the Radio Shack TRS-80?

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