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GRS BUILD-A-CADE | 1:6 scale arcade cabinet kit for use with Raspberry Pi™

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GRS BUILD-A-CADE The GRS BUILD-A-CADE is easy to assemble and configure. Using your own Raspberry Pi™ 3 or...

Cabinet Kit/Optional Control Panels: 4 Control Panel Combo Kit

  • GRS BUILD-A-CADE - Cabinet Kit
  • 4 Control Panel Combo Kit
  • Dual Joystick Control Panel - B
  • Joystick Control Panel - C
  • Spinner Control Panel - D
  • Trackball Control Panel - E
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GRS BUILD-A-CADE

The GRS BUILD-A-CADE is easy to assemble and configure. Using your own Raspberry Pi™ 3 or 4, power supply, and games, you’ll build a working 1:6 scale arcade machine capable of playing many of your favorite arcade classics (not included). You’ll learn how to install and configure RetroPie™ to get the most out of your BUILD-A-CADE.

The included Joystick control panel has 3 buttons; 2 start and 1 action. Additional control panels are available for more gameplay options. Collect the 5-Button Joystick, Trackball, and Spinner control panels, each with 2 start and 3 action buttons, and the 3-Button Dual Joystick panel with 2 start and 1 action button.

BUILD-A-CADE CP

(Joystick with 3 buttons)

For system navigation, we’ve included a joystick and 2 buttons on the rear of the cabinet. This adds Enter and Esc keys and also allows for navigating menus when the Trackball or Spinner panels are installed.

BAC

 (Cabinet rear view)

The coin door includes 2 buttons for inserting credits and also conceals a hidden headphone jack. 

coin door

(Hidden headphone jack and coin buttons)

 

For an authentic arcade experience, we also made sure to include an illuminated marquee.

marquee

Our 4.3-inch vertical IPS screen is great for both vertical and horizontal games. Hook up to any HDMI display for big screen gameplay (video only). Use your USB or wireless game controllers to play from the comfort of your favorite gaming seat.

Wherever you play your BUILD-A-CADE or however you play it, remember, Game On!

GRS BUILD-A-CADE - Cabinet Kit Includes: 

  • Easy to assemble parts
  • 4.3-inch vertical IPS screen for vertical and horizontal games
  • Control panel with joystick and 3 buttons
  • Coin door with 2 buttons and a headphone jack
  • Illuminated marquee
  • HDMI video output
  • 2-USB ports
  • Stereo speakers
  • Rechargeable battery
  • Vinyl artwork
  • 32GB microSD card with OS installer
  • "The Adventures of Robby Roto!" arcade game

Required but NOT included: Raspberry Pi™ and Raspberry Pi™ 4 power adapter. 

We provide step-by-step instructions for building the cabinet and creating a RetroPie™ installation that will take full advantage of the features that the GRS BUILD-A-CADE has to offer.

BUILD-A-CADE explosion

We also offer additional control panels for more gameplay options. The control panel line-up includes:

a) Joystick with 3 buttons (included with the cabinet kit)

CP A


Optional Control Panels:

b) Dual joystick with 3 buttons

Features:

  1. Play Your Favourite 2 Stick Climbing, Tank and Shooting Games
  2. Metal Steel Joystick Shafts
  3. High-Quality PVC Control Panel Overlay

What is included?

  • Dual Joystick CP x 1
  • User Manual x 1
  • PVC Control Panel Overlay x 1

dual stick

c) Joystick with 5 buttons

Features:

  1. 2 Buttons for Player 1 & 2 Start, and 3 Action Buttons
  2. Metal Steel Joystick Shafts
  3. High-Quality PVC Control Panel Overlay

What is included?

  • 5 Button Joystick CP x 1
  • User Manual x 1
  • PVC Control Panel Overlay x 1

GRS BAC CP C

d) Spinner with 5 buttons and GRS mini steering wheel

Features:

  1. 2 Buttons for Player 1 & 2 Start, and 3 Action Buttons
  2. Free Spinning High-Resolution Spinner
  3. Authentic GRS Hall Effect Technology
  4. Aluminium Dial Knob
  5. High-Quality PVC Control Panel Overlay

What is included?

  • Spinner CP x 1
  • Steering Wheel x 1
  • User Manual x 1
  • Trackball/Spinner Cable x 1
  • 1.5mm Hex Wrench x 1
  • PVC Control Panel Overlay x 1

BUILD-A-CADE CP D SPINNER

GRS steering wheel

GRS spinner

e) Trackball with 5 buttons

Features:

  1. 2 Buttons for Player 1 & 2 Start, and 3 Action Buttons
  2. Optical Technology for Trackball
  3. Metallic Trackball
  4. High-Quality PVC Control Panel Overlay

What is included?

  • Trackball CP x 1
  • User Manual x 1
  • Trackball/Spinner Cable x 1
  • PVC Control Panel Overlay x 1

BUILD-A-CADE CP E TRACKBALL

 GRS trackball

More Authentic Artwork:

If your taste in arcade art differs from what we've included, Szabo's Arcades is offering custom artwork on their website, www.szabosarcades.com

 

STEM AUTHENTICATED:


 

Videos & Gameplay Footage:

How to Assemble the GRS BUILD-A-CADE?
How to install the software?









 

Designed by

arcade workshop

 

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SEE WHAT OTHER GAMERS LIKE YOU ARE DOING WITH THEIR BUILD-A-CADE 

The "Official" GRS Build-A-Cade Users Group

 

RetroPie is a trademark of Dr. Florian Müller

Raspberry Pi is a trademark of Raspberry Pi Ltd

Cabinet Kit/Optional Control Panels

GRS BUILD-A-CADE - Cabinet Kit, 4 Control Panel Combo Kit, Dual Joystick Control Panel - B, Joystick Control Panel - C, Spinner Control Panel - D, Trackball Control Panel - E

Customer Reviews

Based on 27 reviews
89%
(24)
4%
(1)
7%
(2)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
A
Aaron Disomma
GRS Mini Arcade Delight

The GRS Build A Cade Miniature Arcade machine is an absolute delight for arcade enthusiasts and nostalgic gamers alike. This compact and portable arcade cabinet brings back the magic of retro gaming in a charming and stylish package.

One of the standout features of this miniature arcade machine is its attention to detail. The cabinet design is faithful to the classic arcade machines of the past, complete with vibrant artwork and a sturdy construction that ensures durability. It's clear that GRS has put great effort into recreating the authentic arcade experience.

The gameplay on the Build A Cade is excellent. It comes with a SD card pre-loaded with raspberry pi software( NO ROMS) ready for those classic arcade games, allowing you to relive your favorite titles from the '80s and '90s. The controls are responsive and well-designed, providing a satisfying and authentic feel. Whether you're battling ghosts in Pac-Man, shooting aliens in Space Invaders, or competing in Street Fighter II, the gameplay is smooth and enjoyable.

Another fantastic aspect of the Build A Cade is its versatility. It features a clear and vibrant LCD screen that displays games with impressive clarity and color reproduction. The built-in speakers deliver decent sound quality, and you also have the option to connect external speakers or headphones for a more immersive audio experience. The inclusion of an adjustable volume control ensures that you can find the perfect balance for your gaming sessions.

Building and Setting up the Build A Cade is a breeze. which means you can start playing your favorite games right out of the box. The compact size makes it easy to place on a desk, countertop, or even take it with you on the go. Additionally, the Build A Cade offers multiple power options, allowing you to play with or without being plugged into a wall outlet.

The GRS Build A Cade Miniature Arcade machine is an ideal gift for gamers of all ages. Whether you're a seasoned player who wants to relive the golden age of arcades or introducing a new generation to the joy of retro gaming, this miniature arcade machine delivers an incredible experience. It combines nostalgia, quality craftsmanship, and a fantastic game library to provide hours of entertainment.

P
Paul Denning

GRS BUILD-A-CADE | 1:6 scale arcade cabinet kit for use with Raspberry Pi™

B
Brad Feingold
Big review coming up

Well I purchased 2 now, so that must mean something lol.

R
R.
Well thought through device

Compared with other raspi arcades, this device is well thought through and has a great design! love it :-)

B
Brian Maselli

GRS BUILD-A-CADE | 1:6 scale arcade cabinet kit for use with Raspberry Pi™ [Available NOW]

Customer Reviews

Based on 27 reviews
89%
(24)
4%
(1)
7%
(2)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
A
Aaron Disomma
GRS Mini Arcade Delight

The GRS Build A Cade Miniature Arcade machine is an absolute delight for arcade enthusiasts and nostalgic gamers alike. This compact and portable arcade cabinet brings back the magic of retro gaming in a charming and stylish package.

One of the standout features of this miniature arcade machine is its attention to detail. The cabinet design is faithful to the classic arcade machines of the past, complete with vibrant artwork and a sturdy construction that ensures durability. It's clear that GRS has put great effort into recreating the authentic arcade experience.

The gameplay on the Build A Cade is excellent. It comes with a SD card pre-loaded with raspberry pi software( NO ROMS) ready for those classic arcade games, allowing you to relive your favorite titles from the '80s and '90s. The controls are responsive and well-designed, providing a satisfying and authentic feel. Whether you're battling ghosts in Pac-Man, shooting aliens in Space Invaders, or competing in Street Fighter II, the gameplay is smooth and enjoyable.

Another fantastic aspect of the Build A Cade is its versatility. It features a clear and vibrant LCD screen that displays games with impressive clarity and color reproduction. The built-in speakers deliver decent sound quality, and you also have the option to connect external speakers or headphones for a more immersive audio experience. The inclusion of an adjustable volume control ensures that you can find the perfect balance for your gaming sessions.

Building and Setting up the Build A Cade is a breeze. which means you can start playing your favorite games right out of the box. The compact size makes it easy to place on a desk, countertop, or even take it with you on the go. Additionally, the Build A Cade offers multiple power options, allowing you to play with or without being plugged into a wall outlet.

The GRS Build A Cade Miniature Arcade machine is an ideal gift for gamers of all ages. Whether you're a seasoned player who wants to relive the golden age of arcades or introducing a new generation to the joy of retro gaming, this miniature arcade machine delivers an incredible experience. It combines nostalgia, quality craftsmanship, and a fantastic game library to provide hours of entertainment.

P
Paul Denning

GRS BUILD-A-CADE | 1:6 scale arcade cabinet kit for use with Raspberry Pi™

B
Brad Feingold
Big review coming up

Well I purchased 2 now, so that must mean something lol.

R
R.
Well thought through device

Compared with other raspi arcades, this device is well thought through and has a great design! love it :-)

B
Brian Maselli

GRS BUILD-A-CADE | 1:6 scale arcade cabinet kit for use with Raspberry Pi™ [Available NOW]

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