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Mac Pi by adafruit Aug 28, 2014

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_duo8Wogsw
In this project, we’re going to show you how to build your own mini mac classic with 3d printing and the raspberry pi.
A PiTFT display mounts to the front bezel and is easily removable with magnets.
Boot into Mac OS 7 and run classic mac apps like mac pant.
The open source design is free to download and available to customize in your favorite CAD software.
The largest part takes 4 hours to print and only costs about 5 bucks in material.
This 5 part enclosure is optimized for desktop 3d printers using PLA filament.
You can get all the parts for this project on adafruit dot com.
Find how out assemble the circuit by checking out the project guide on the Adafruit learning system.
The PiTFT fits on top of the raspberry pi and the body and base parts are secured together with machine screws.
A slide switch connects to the powerboost 500C and a rechargable lithium battery.
The enclosure has enough space for a small speaker and stereo amplifier.
The components are easily accessible and the front and back panels are secured with magnets.
the power boost 500c allows you to recharge the battery with micro usb
The pi runs a flavor of minivmac and emulates mac os 7, allowing you to run old school mac apps.
The ethernet and USB ports are easily accessible for networking and connecting other devices. An panel mount HDMI cable allows you to connect an external display.
Full tutorial on The Adafruit Learning System
https://learn.adafruit.com/mini-mac-pi/

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For some reason the two magnet-pockets on the upper anterior side of the Main Body don't print. They show up as faint artifacts when examined in an STL viewer. Is there a way to correct this?

Hello,
sorry for google traslate
this stuff is great but you can update for the raspberry + b?
In advance thank you
friendly

Jan 3, 2015 - Modified Jan 6, 2015

Anyone done a mod yet so a B+ works?

Has anybody modified this to work with the b+?

thats my plan, but without the original 123d files its basically starting from scratch

hey man, did you ever get that new version made?

Jul 9, 2016 - Modified Jul 9, 2016

What is actually needed? It looks like the PiTFT is the thing that actually mounts to the enclosure, so really just the piece of plastic in front of the other USB ports that needs to move. Usually stuff like that can be hacked up on the STL in Blender et cetera.

The top holes won't line up either but that can be easily just filled in (looks like it would fit) or made into a slot.

are the 123d files available for download?

any tips on infill, resolution, support?

Aug 29, 2014 - Modified Aug 29, 2014

What filament is that? I like the color ( The red/pink color )

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If the unit does not support audio, or networking, why have a speaker and ethernet port?

The minivmac emulator currently doesn't support much audio, it's just very buggy. Raspian OS has full audio support, so you can run any Pi apps or ROMs.

There are other emulators that are more full featured, Sheepshaver and Basilisk II, and run on Linux, but it might be tricky to get them running on a Raspberry Pi: http://www.emaculation.com/ .

Ok, that makes sense. Definitely going to make one of these!

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