This case makes it possible to manufacture at lower cost a Retro Gaming Retropie or Recalbox arcade terminal made from Raspberry Pi 3, RPiZero W or Orange Pi. The tray is made of a black acrylic plate 4mm thick. 4 suction cups 50mm in diameter allow to keep the case in place during the game. The kit contains hardware for assembling the case and attaching a joystick.
Follow this tutorial that explains the assembly and configuration of the arcade joystick kit. In some kits, the joystick kit must be purchased separately.
Joystick kit for Retropie or Recalbox
DIY acrylic arcade case
There are also high-end kits incorporating the case and the Joystick Kit.
- This product is available at DealExtreme, Amazon.com, Banggood.
- At dx.com you can purchase USB DIY Handle Arcade Kit with 24mm / 30mm Buttons, 5 Pin Joystick, USB Cable, Encoder Card for only $13.96, which is 65% less than the cost in Amazon.com ($39.99).
- The lowest price of Gamelec 2-Player Arcade Buttons and Joystick DIY Controller Kit for Windows and Raspberry Pi,x 5 Pin Joysticks,Red and Blue Each with 10 Buttons was obtained on 30 January 2019 23 h 35 min.