Lakka – The open source game console

I always want to have my own arcade game machine. Today I tried Lakka, actually, I tried RetroPi before. Lakka is a lightweight Linux distribution that transforms a small computer into a full blown game console. First of all, I would like to list my hardware for this small project. Raspberry Pi 3 Model B

3-Port HDMI Switch

Got this 3Port HDMI Switch on Amazon from the third party seller. Cost $5.97. It took about one month for shipping from China Mainland. I tested it with my XBOX, but the screen is blinking and also tried with my Xiaomi Box, failed. I read the reviews on Amazon. Found the following: Beware… This thing

HDMI 2.0

HDMI organization just posted HDMI FORUM RELEASES VERSION 2.0 OF THE HDMI SPECIFICATION. It is a new standard. Previous is HDMI 1.4 I wrote one post before about HDMI 1.3 vs HDMI 1.4 So, what about HDMI2.0. What’s new? HDMI 2.0 vs HDMI1.4 Max Clock Rate: 600Mhz vs 340Mhz Maximum TMDS throughput per channel (Gbit/s)

HDMI 1.4 Cable

I bought three HDMI cables from Taobao. Price is much lower than those on Ebay. I just noticed that the HDMI is version 1.4 now. Based on the Wiki: HDMI 1.4 was released on May 28, 2009, and the first HDMI 1.4 products were available in the second half of 2009. HDMI 1.4 increases the

Raspberry Pi Accessories

To make Raspberry Pi work, I need some accessories. When I ordered Raspberry Pi from the official site, it is a PCB only. I need the following items. USB keyboard and mouse. Prepared SD card. At least class4, 4GB. HDMI or composite television, OR a monitor with DVI or HDMI input, and an HDMI/composite cable.