Join Parts

Now its time to close it all up. Before that, make sure all of the wires are inside the case. Wires should be neaty tucked and away of kinking from any of the components. Bring the top and bottom parts together and press the bottom part together. They should snap together. Then, inspect the edges and see if everything is in place - no wires hanging out. If it looks good, start pressing the top area close together - Slowly. If you can't squeeze the top together, the battery could be in the way - be sure to check that and ensure its not in the way of any of the components. 

Screw Bottom Portion

There's two spots on the bottom that feature counter bore standoffs - insert a #2-56 3/8 machine screw and fasten them all the way. This will keep the bottom from coming part.

Insert microSD Card

Lastly, insert the microSD card if you haven't already. You should have already burnt the PiGRRL image to the SD card. If not, go ahead and do that now!

Completed Build!

Hazzah! The PiGRRL 2 game console is finally finished and ready to play! Turn it on and RetroPie / Emulationstation should automatically boot. The buttons are premapped to the expected controls. Reference the Software page for uploading ROMs and remapping controls.

Share Your Creation With Us!

If you built PiGRRL 2, we'd love to see it and share it with the community! Post a make on the thingiverse project page, share it on Instagram or twitter with hashtag #PiGRRL2. 

This guide was first published on Jan 20, 2016. It was last updated on Mar 08, 2024.

This page (Close It Up!) was last updated on Jan 17, 2016.

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