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    PlayStation Classic Portable Prototype

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    The PlayStation Classic is the latest in a line of retro-inspired "plug-and-play" consoles capitalizing on the nostalgia train led by the Nintendo NES and SNES Classics, but there's something about it that's just a little amiss. Matt attempts to fix the alleged shortcomings of the PlayStation Classic by converting it into a portable, handheld system so he can enjoy his nostalgia on the go! The task may be easier said than done, though, as he has to battle against southern California's Santa Ana Winds (and their requisite high-static environment), an ailing 3D printer, and the eccentricities of Sony's budget circuit board to assemble a proof-of-concept prototype that will either work flawlessly or just explode in his hands!

     

    Supplemental Content:

     

    Bill of Materials

     

     

    Product NameManufacturerQuantityBuy KitBuy Kit
    1042P - Battery Holder, 18650 x 1, SMDKEYSTONE3Buy NowBuy Now
    B3F-4055 BY OMZ - Tactile Switch, B3F Series, Top Actuated, Through Hole, Plunger for Cap, 260 gf, 50mA at 24VDCOMRON ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS3Buy NowBuy Now
    LION-1865-20NP-S - Battery, 3.7 V, Lithium, 2 Ah, Raised Positive and Flat Negative, 65.02 mmDANTONA INDUSTRIES3Buy NowBuy Now

     

    Additional Parts:

     

    Product Name

    Adafruit HDMI 4 Pi: 7" Display & Audio 1024x600 - HDMI/VGA/NTSC/PAL (x1)

    Sony PlayStation Classic console (x1)

    Adafruit Stereo Enclosed Speaker Set - 3W 4 Ohm