Power supply and Raspberry Pi 3

A project log for Retropie Arcade Bartop

An retropie based bartop built for 2 players

Grégory PaulGrégory Paul 10/30/2016 at 17:300 Comments

The 3000 ma 5V power supply is enought to power a Raspberry Pi 2 and the Amplifier Board-PAM8803 using a micro usb Y splitter.

However, if you use a Raspberry Pi 3, it isn’t enough to power both (bad audio quality). You’ll need a dedicated power supply for the amplifier.