Gamers looking to build their very own handheld retro gaming system using the popular Raspberry Pi mini PC may be interested in a new project launched by the Kickstarter this week for the MidoJoy. A versatile piece of kit that can be used as a gamepad, a mini PC, a monitor or a power bank capable of providing extra juice for a variety of different mobile devices. Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about the MidoJoy.
The mini PC Midojoy case and display is available with either a 3.5 or a 5 inch display and available to back by a Kickstarter with early bird pledges available from $59 or £42. If all goes well and the campaign raises its required $10,000 pledge goal worldwide shipping is expected to take place during April 2018.
Equipped with a powerful 8,000mAh battery the MidoJoy is capable of recharging your smartphone or providing hours of gaming fun using a retro games emulator such as RetroPie or similar loaded onto an SD card of your choice. For more details, full specifications and a list of all available pledges and screen options jump over to the official MidoJoy Kickstarter campaign page by following the link below.
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