Upcoming shows/vending:

CCAG Show
Cleveland:
 
Saturday July 21, 2018 & Sunday July 22, 2018

North Olmsted Soccer Sportsplex
31515 Lorain Rd.
North Olmsted, Ohio 44070
Noon to 7 PM

 

 

 

 

 

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Power Block Arcade PCB

This PCB simplifies the task of distributing power to the mini arcade's main components: LCD, amplifier, and Raspberry Pi (or other single board computer). This PCB is just a glorified hub with easy terminations for wire pairs and dc pigtails to make the task power wiring straight forward. This PCB can accept the common adjustable DC buck (step-down) converter for those who want to use a 12V DC input on their arcade. I've built enough mini arcades that I know wiring was still painful and confusing for beginners . Though not required, the Power Block PCB will make the task easier to manage and get things wired faster.

If you solder the appropriate resistors this PCB also functions as a high-current USB charger.

Works with all Pi's (Zero, 1, 2, 3, 3+).

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I've only tested this voltage divided on the devices I have. The rest is unverified information from the internet- proceed with caution.

Charge device D+ D- Notes
iPhone 2.0 2.0 untested
iPad 2.0 2.7 untested
2400mA 2.7 2.7 untested and risky for this module
Samsung phones/ PS4 controller 1.2

1.2

tested! and working fine
unknown D- shorted D+ shorted untested

All Full kits now include 3 (three) of these DC pigtail cables incase you decided to go with the arcade power block at a later time. If you have an older kit and need some extra DC pigtail cables, they are available. 

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