Is KinHank’s Handheld The Best CM3 Machine Yet?

The Compute Module 3 (or CM3) is a shrunk down version of the Raspberry Pi3 designed for use in industrial and commercial appliances. Its small form factor is the perfect candidate for a handheld. Although there are many homemade and commercial handhelds available that contain the full size RPi3 board, they tend to be very chunky and can have a somewhat “made in the garage” feel to them. We’re definitely not spoiled for choice when it comes to Compute Module handhelds, although I have covered two on this blog previously in the form of the FreePlay CM3 and Creoqode’s Lyra.

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Creoqode’s Lyra is a very expensive RPi3 handheld

The Raspberry Pi Compute Modules have never gotten much love from manufacturers of obscure handhelds. In many ways they’re the perfect candidate for driving these things – the software is already there, the developer community is large and active and best yet, it’s almost guaranteed that a substantial hardware improvement will be released once every few years.

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A Couple Of New DIY Style Raspberry Pi Handhelds From China

Pix Portable aka Gameberry Retropie The Pix Portable aka Gameberry Retropie (take your pick) is available on Aliexpress and comes in four price tiers depending on what exactly you want. For most people the choice will be the kit, which requires a little home soldering and some assembly. It comprises of a perspex shell and …

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Build Your Own RPi Gameboy Advance With Freeplaytech’s Kits

Despite not having been updated since 2015, Google Now is still my Launcher of choice because of the articles it recommends for me in the swipe left screen. Today’s mildly interesting read came in the form of a Kickstarter campaign for what are essentially a pair of custom circuit boards that fit inside of a …

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