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Build-Your-Own-Arcade Kits + More

Want to to build your own mini MAME or Arcade Machine? You're in the right place.

DIY Arcade Kits


Barely roomy enough for two people. 

Porta Pi Arcade: Classic

My first design and most popular kit.

Porta Pi Arcade: Nano

Remove some aesthetics, add more comfort.

Porta Pi Arcade: Vertical

A vertically oriented monitor for SHMUPs and most games from the 80's.

Power Block PCB

Simplify your mini arcade projects with the voltage reguloator breakout and power hub.

Ground Loop Isolator

Fix analog audio noise (buzz) with this audio transformer isolator.

Parallel Breakout

Breakout the Pi's GPIOs or any 0.6" to 0.8" dev board into screw terminals.

Keypad PCB

Because WASD is better than a joystick?

Here's a build overview of the Porta Pi Arcade. This build is what you'll see when building the Porta Pi Arcade or my other Arcade Kits. Video done by This Does Not Compute, as Colin makes a great video.

Below is a completely unsolicited and unsponsored video made by Tony. Kit used was a JAMMArCADE 2P.

Arcade Parts and Extras

Acrylic Sets for Mini Arcades

For all Porta Pi Arcades and JAMMArCADE models.

Arcade Starter Kit

Get a jump start to building your arcade with the essentials.

Arcade Buttons (Happ)

Concave headed button for mounting holes of 1.125 inches. Includes microswitch and nylon nut.

Sanwa Joystick

Responsive and snappy. The standard in Japanese arcade machines

Screw Terminal Breakout

Breakouts RPi GPIO pins to screw terminals. Also fits Arduino Nano, Micro and many other parallel deve board with 0.6in-0.8" pin headers.

10.1inch LCD (HDMI,VGA)

Fit's all mini arcade kits on this site.

Power Block PCB

Simple solution to wiring your arcade.


When you need to go from OFF to ON and back again.

DC Power Supply

Available in 12V or 5V output.

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