I’d love to get a MAME arcade cabinet but they would just take up too much space, so I thought of building one into your average door. It would need wheels to support the weight of the flat TV/electronics, and a power source would be tricky to execute. All said, I think this is do-able.
This entertainment center is a copy of the ‘World of Nintendo’ display case that used to reside in video game stores back in the 90’s, minus the sliding glass on the front. It’s the ideal size for a flat panel display and some game consoles.
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This is an HDMI switch mixed with a power bar, inspired by the recent trend of mini consoles and clone consoles using USB as a power source.
I was shopping for just such a device today, because my TV doesn’t have enough HDMI ports. I also wanted something that would power my devices too, making it easier to deal with cable management.
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Picked up a calculator at the dollar store a few days ago, and its red color inspired me to draw up this design. I’m surprised Texas Instruments doesn’t already offer this, because the Speak & Spell toy is an 80’s icon.
For a more conventional layout I placed a solar panel where the original Speak & Spell display used to be. The new display fills up what used to be the handle.
You know those small starter fish tanks for Betta fish? That would be my size preference, though I could see some people wanting to use real claw machines as a home for humongous fish tanks.
I already designed an Arcade Cabinet Standing Desk, thought I’d make one for sitting people. I was inspired by my L-shaped IKEA desk (Galant I think it’s called), lately I’ve been thinking about giving it a Pac-Man vinyl cover, because its laminate surface is in rough shape.
Here’s a guillotine cigar cutter concealed within Bender, a degenerate robot from Futurama. Thought about making his head into a lighter as well, but that might be too tough to implement.