Home Arcade Arcade1Up w/ Raspberry Pi


Project Description

Upgrade the Arcade1Up cabinet with a Raspberry Pi

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  1. Remove the Arcade1Up Board screwed to the back of the LCD
  2. Install the new Controller
  3. Plug the Amp in with the Speakers and Controller
  4. Swap out the Buttons
  5. Install the Raspberry Pi
  6. Plug the Buttons and Controller into the Raspberry Pi
  7. Boot Up


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Downloaded a .img and put that on the SD Card and boot it in your Pi.

  1. Insert your SD card in to your usb card reader or SD Slot, then insert in to your PC
  2. Format the SD card to Fat32 using SDFormatter (https://www.sdcard.org/downloads/formatter_4/ )
  3. Open Win32 Disk imager (https://sourceforge.net/projects/win32diskimager/)
  4. Make sure you choose the correct drive letter of your SD card in win32 disk imager.
  5. Press the small icon next to drive letter and find  your .img file
  6. Then click Write. This can take a while to write to your SD

Once its finished, put the Micro SD into the Pi and your Arcade should boot up.


If you have a MAC then you’ll need to grab Apple Pi Baker (https://www.tweaking4all.com/software/macosx-software/macosx-apple-pi-baker/) and follow the similar instructions on the site.

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