BeagleSNES: Now You Can Build Your Own Embedded SNES

Posted by lordpenguin on Apr 23, 2013 6:25 AM EDT
The Powerbase; By Dean Howell
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But the Pi does have it’s competitors, many of which we’ve reported on here at The Powerbase. One of those competitors is the Beagle Board, and for it, a fully bootable SNES appliance has been made.

For authenticity sake, Beagle SNES is configured for S-Video output. That’s a bit better than the RF-switch you had daisy chained to your Sega Genesis and basic cable connection when you were a kid, but will still effectively hook up to your dusty old CRT TV and feel like the real deal. Perhaps the coolest thing about BeagleSNES is the fact that it does not require a keyboard and a mouse. Just a controller. Andrew mentions on the project’s homepage that the only ‘supported’ controller right now is the Tomee USB SNES gamepad, but mentioned that anything with a sufficient number of buttons should work fine as well. So it could be assumed that the real-deal would work with just an adapter.

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