Raspberry Pi - Anyone own one?

Discussion in 'Mobile Phones and Media Players' started by kristianity77, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. kristianity77
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    kristianity77 GBATemp old fogey

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    Ive been keeping an eye on these for a while now and Im thinking about getting one. Ive seen that a proper release of XBMC has now been made available for it which really appeals to me. I dont have any media player or streamer under the TV so im liking the idea of this.

    What I also wanted to know from anyone who might own one, is how do emulators play? If this thing could run NES, SNES, Megadrive etc perfectly, then I think i would have to get one seeing as they are so cheap
     
  2. Sop

    Sop groovy dude lmao

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    im guessing it will run nes and snes fairly well. you might be better off getting one of those android sticks though, they seem cheaper/more value. the pi was intended to teach programming in schools, so it isn't really built with the latest technology, so I dont see n64 running on it, snes and nes should be fine though, oh, and megadrive :P
     
  3. Mr. Waffle

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    I have one, though don't use it very often anymore. It runs XBMC fairly well (it did 4 months ago when I tried it, should run even better now ;) ) You have to be careful with your sound codecs though. Might want to get a receiver / TV that supports everything, so the Pi can just passthrough everything, reducing lag.

    For emulation, look here:
    http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewforum.php?f=78
     
  4. The Milkman

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    I actual am cutting out a DVD case, and fitting a small LCD screen in it with a USB battery and a mini-keyboard. Im going to see if I can make sort ofa Netbook with it since my Laptop is too big to carry with me everywhere.