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Modder Builds Incredibly Small Super Nintendo Emulator

by Suriel Vazquez on Sep 11, 2016 at 12:24 PM

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Most console redesigns make the system smaller, since people love marveling at how technology can fit inside smaller and smaller shells. Well, modder Hugo Doris (also known as lyberty5, or Rated-E Mods) has created one of the smallest console redesigns you're likely to ever see.

The mod consists of a Raspberry pi Zero and USB hub encased in plastic, which holds all of the necessary parts for the Super Nintendo emulator to work. After all the soldering is done, the plastic case is then covered in clay, which is molded and painted to replicate the look of a Super Famicom (the Japanese version of the Super Nintendo).

The four-minute video (found below) shows that the case is about the size of two AA batteries put together, making it ultra-portable and perfect for any party with a TV and USB Super Nintendo controllers.

[Source: liberty5 on Youtube via Gizmodo]


Our Take
With the right equipment, you could turn this thing into a keychain, as long as you brought the necessary cables and controllers with you. How cool would that be?