• GamepadBlock

    Arcade and Original Game Controller USB Interface

  • ControlBlock

    Power Switch, Game Controllers, and I/O for the Raspberry Pi

  • PowerBlock

    A Power Switch for the Raspberry Pi

  • The RetroPie Project

    Welcome to the RetroPie Project. This page provides information about all the pieces of the projects, the goals and should give you an understanding of what the RetroPie Project is.

Welcome!

This site is about various topics from the world of microelectronics, tinkering, software development, and other related topics. You can find our popular Raspberry Pi add-on boards ControlBlock and PowerBlock here as well as the GamepadBlock, our multi-platform USB interface for arcade and original game controllers.

This site is also the birth-place of RetroPie, the popular retro-gaming project for the Raspberry Pi. You can find articles about the original idea and articles of the first years of the project here.

Enjoy your stay on our sites!

Recent Posts

Our Boards Compatibility with the Raspberry Pi 4

PowerBlock RPi 4 compatible

The Raspberry Pi 4 was recently released. This post is about our boards and their compatibility with the Raspberry Pi 4. Are our extension boards like the PowerBlock or the ControlBlock compatible with it? The short answer is “yes” – from now on.

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PowerBlock now with Support for Windows 10 IoT Core

Windows 10 IoT Core is Microsofts offer for developing embedded devices while staying within the whole Microsoft ecosystem. Besides various other hardware platforms you can find the Raspberry Pi as one of those boards that Windows 10 IoT Core can run on.

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