Odroid Celebrates its 10th Anniversary with the ODROID-GO Game Kit!

By on June 21, 2018
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ODROID-GO game console is actually based on Espressif ESP32 WiSoC,  programmable with the Arduino IDE, and launched to celebrate Hardkernel’s 10-year anniversary.

Have fun building your own handheld game kit while learning about the internal functions of each part and its purpose. Learn how each button is attached to a PCB switch pad, what materials are used, and how to put it all together to create a button control pad to play games! Learn how to connect power, speakers and how to download and install an OS. Learn why certain pieces are made of particular materials and why you need certain connectors. Since the device is clear, all the internal components and all the lights are visible.

The kit shown above includes the following items:

  • ODROID-GO board
  • Front & back enclosures
  • 2.4″LCD module + LCD window
  • 4 button rubber , 2 button rubber, 2x 2 button rubber, button set
  • 8Ohm 0.5W speaker
  • 1x 10pin male header
  • 10x screws
  • Micro USB cable
  • 1,200mAh Li-ion battery

You’ll find instructions, and the complete technical details about the board including schematics, and Arduino documentation in the Wiki. The emulator also supports Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Gear, Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), and SEGA Master System.

ODROID-GO game kit is sold for $32 plus shipping on Hardkernel store.

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