BEAVE2012 on instructables tells us about this fantastic NES Retro All-in-One Gaming console build and gives you a great walk through guide on how to do it….

 

Below is a list of items you will need in order to complete the project. Most can be picked up on Amazon.com or Newegg.com, with a few exceptions.

1x Nintendo Entertainment System (Doesn’t need to function, just a nice case will do) ($20 @ Ebay)
1x ZOTAC IONITX-T-U Intel Atom D525 (1.8GHz, Dual-Core) Intel NM10 Mini ITX Motherboard/CPU Combo ($200 @ NewEgg)
1x Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL40GB-DX 2.5″ 40GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) ($80 @ NewEgg)
2x Kingston ValueRAM 2GB 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Laptop Memory Model KVR1333D3S9/2G ($32 @ NewEgg)
2x NES/SNES RetroKit ($17 @ RetroUSB)
1x Computer Case Power Button and Reset Button (Salvaged off Old PC)
2x Nes Controllers (Ebay)
2x SNES Controllers (Ebay)
2x NES Controller Extention Cords (Amazon)
2x SNES Controller Extention Cords (Amazon)
1x HDMI Cable (Amazon)
1x Sheet of 1/8″ Plexiglass (Menards)
1x Small sheet of metal roughly 3″x 6″ (Menards)
4x Nylon Spacers (Menards)
4x Small bolts with Nuts to affix motherboard to plexiglass (Salvaged from odd items)
1x Zip Tie (Menards)
1x Self powered USB Hub ($5)
1x Generic USB Keyboard ($5)
1x 4-port USB A Female Low Profile Slot Plate Adapter (Salvaged from old computer)
2x Momentary Push Buttons (Salvaged)
1x CPU Fan (Salvaged)
1x Copy of Windows XP (I used 32-bit, but 64-bit would be prefered)

Tools List
– Dremel Cutting Tool (or another cutting tool that you have available)
– Hot Glue Gun with Glue
– Multimeter
– Soldering Iron & Solder
– Drill
– Screwdrivers
– A mouse and another Keyboard for settings
– External CD-Drive (to setup Windows)
– USB Thumb Drive (to transfer files to the system)
– Internet Access

Software
– Windows XP (Also listed in Materials List)
– XPadder
– Hyperspin 1.0
– EmuMovies Videos
– Various Emulators
– Game Images (Like Homebrew Games)
– (Optional) A Program to assist you shell Hyperspin

FOR THE COMPLETE GUIDE VISIT THE PAGE HERE

 

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