Making a Small Mac From a Raspberry Pi 3 (Instructable)

By cgenco, in Circuits

In this Instructable we are making a slightly larger version of the Tiny Mac. There are a couple of reasons you might want to make this version.

Supply change issues (it is almost impossible get a Raspberry Pi Zero)
A larger screen
This version uses a 3.5 inch display. This version’s is about 25% bigger than the Tiny Mac and about 40% of the size of original Mac. I’ve also included a version of the case of the Pi Zero if you have one. Look at the Tiny Mac for Pi Zero specific instructions. Follow these instructions for the screen drivers.

I will refer to the original Instructable for much of the process. This Instructable will only cover the significant differences.


Let’s assemble what we need.

For The Raspberry Pi:

If doing the Pi Zero version, you will also need a mini HDMI to HDMI adaptor (for setup) and A small unpowered micro USB hub

In addition:

For The Case


view original instructable . .

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