As a homage to the 8-bit handheld game console, Nintendo Game Boy. Not only does it carry the same looks, the Retroflag GPI Game Boy case includes additional features like X/Y buttons, hidden L/R shoulder buttons as well as power. Retroflag, the company behind many amazing retro Raspberry Pi cases and USB wired gamepads, have released the Retroflag GPI – The first commercially available Game Boy Zero.
The Retroflag GPI is designed to emulate retro video games using the tiny Raspberry Pi Zero board using free RetroPie software. To build it simply install RetroPie on a Raspberry Pi Zero. Then Simply insert the Zero into the included Game Boy cartridge and slide it into the GPI Case. Finally, install your own RetroPie ROMs.
The GPI has many of the features orf the original Game Boy including internal speaker, DC power jack, screen contrast / volume wheels, headphone jack and power switch. It also has easy external SD card access. The GPI case takes 3 AA batteries or can be powered without batteries using the 5V DC barrel usb cable connected to any 5V power source such as your computers USB port, power bank or AC adapter.
At 135 x 81 x 32mm the Retroflag case is slightly smaller than the original Gameboy case and has additional X Y and shoulder buttons on the back, allowing you to play additional games from the Super Nintendo era onward. The GPI case has a full colour IPS LCD display with a wider aspect ratio than the original Game Boy, at 2.8 inch it’s slightly larger than the original screen. The resolution is 320 x 240 which is sufficient for playing retro games. The GPI case has an internal speaker as well as a headphone jack in the same location as the original Game Boy.
- Game boy inspired Raspberry Pi case, Compatible with Raspberry Pi ZERO and ZERO W
- 3.5mm Audio Port, LED Power Indicator, 2.8 inch IPS Screen.
- Supports SAFE SHUTDOWN functions. (Scripts are necessary) Safe shutdown scripts: https://github.com/RetroFlag/retroflag-picase
- Pogo Pins, effortless to install.
- Package Includes:1 x GPi case,1 x Instruction manual, Reversible Screw Driver, DC 5.0v USB Cable.
Note: Includes the Retroflag GPI Game Boy case only, no Raspberry Pi Zero main board included.