Okay, this tiny SNES actually plays games

There's something rather lovely about this tiny, tiny SNES. It's not much bigger than a match box but inside (under layers of epoxy) is a little Raspberry Pi running an emulator.

It makes Nintendo's own mini NES, which is due in November, look like a giant. And, with a Pi inside, means you can update the games unlike the official version. Check out the two side by side: 

 

It's all the work of Rated-E Mods so hit up that link for more construction images and WIP shots. Now, which would you rather have under your TV? Assuming neither get lost or hoovered up? 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

In former lives Leon's been a scientist, a musician and teacher, stints that included a shoe full of liquid nitrogen, a small tour of Germany and oh GOD so much marking.

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