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A project log for TinySwap - Modular Handheld Game Console

TinySwap is an ATTiny85 handheld game console designed to have detachable and swappable controls

AccidentalRebelAccidentalRebel 10/11/2019 at 04:164 Comments

In this video I discuss my plans on how to make a handheld game console with detachable and swappable controls. Also included is a video of me making the 3D models.

Discussions

de∫hipu wrote 10/12/2019 at 20:11 point

You know that you can use those OLED displays directly, no need to use the large and expensive module? You just need a couple of capacitors and a resistor. Possibly also a transistor to handle the reset pin, since you probably don't want to waste a GPIO pin from the attiny for that.

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AccidentalRebel wrote 10/12/2019 at 23:20 point

Hey there. I bought the OLED display as is. Do you mean to say I could desolder the actual screen and connect to it directly? If so, that is interesting. Do you have a link I can read up on this? Thanks!

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de∫hipu wrote 10/13/2019 at 07:32 point

It gets better. You can buy just the screen, for much less than the whole module. You can find the schematics of that module or example at Adafruit's website: https://learn.adafruit.com/monochrome-oled-breakouts/downloads — all you have to do is to re-create that schematic on your board (if you power your attiny with 3.3V, you can skip the voltage shifting circuitry).

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AccidentalRebel wrote 10/14/2019 at 02:02 point

Thank you for giving me more details. I'll look into it soon. Thanks!

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