Zega Mame Boy in a Retrosix Black Shell
Zega Mame Boy +
GameBoy Zero Raspberry Pi Mod Kit
A custom PCB kit designed to fit perfectly inside a GameBoy shell. Runs on a Raspberry Pi Zero or Zero 2 and allows you to play thousands of retro games using Retropie. Uses rechargeable lithium batteries which can be recharged via USB-C. Includes safe shut-down and power-off and offers crisp, clear digital audio.
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WHAT IS A ZEGA MAME BOY?

The Zega Mame Boy is a custom-made drop-in kit that fits into any Gameboy DMG shell. It runs on a Raspberry Pi Zero or Zero 2, giving you access to thousands of retro games with Retropie. Pre-configured images are available to download so you can enjoy playing without the hassle of setting it up. Powered using a lithium battery and re-charged via USB-C.
ZEGA MAME BOY
AUDIO / POWER BOARD
Lithium Battery Charging, Battery Level Indicator and Safe-Shutdown
ZEGA MAME BOY
MAINBOARD
Fits perfectly into any GameBoy shell with minimal modification. LCD included.
ZEGA MAME BOY
AUDIO JACK
Headphone jack supported. What more would it do?
 
Retropie
EmulationStation
Raspberry Pi
Zega Mame Boy
The Zega Mame Boy+
Gameboy Zero Raspberry Pi Kit
£34.18

Which Raspberry Pi can I use?

Raspberry Pi Zero
RASPBERRY PI ZERO
Raspberry Pi Zero 2
RASPBERRY PI ZERO 2
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Pre-configured image ready to go
I supply a ready made image for every Raspberry Pi variant that is compatible with the Zega Mame Boy (Zero & Zero 2). Simply download the required image and burn it to as SD card (minimum of 8GB). Your Zega Mame Boy will be ready to use with no additional setup required.

ZEGA MAME BOY DOWNLOADS

Simply download the image for the Raspberry Pi you will be using & burn to an SD Card. Images are pre-configured for the 3.2" serial LCD, Digital Audio, Safe-shutdown & Power-off and GPIO input
RASPBERRY ZERO
Min 8GB SD Card Required
UPDATED: 26-05-2022
RASPBERRY PI ZERO 2
Min 8GB SD Card Required
UPDATED: 11-05-2022
SETUP GUIDE
Pre-checks and setup PDF
UPDATED: 04-07-2022 (1.6MB)

ZEGA MAME BOY+ DOWNLOADS

Simply download the image for the Raspberry Pi you will be using & burn to an SD Card. Images are pre-configured for the 2.8" serial LCD, Digital Audio, Safe-shutdown & Power-off and GPIO input
RASPBERRY ZERO
Min 8GB SD Card Required
UPDATED: 14-09-2022
RASPBERRY PI ZERO 2
Min 8GB SD Card Required
UPDATED: 13-09-2022
DRILL GUIDE
STL
3D Print File
UPDATED: 04-10-2022
SHOULDER BUTTON
BRACKET STL
3D Print File
UPDATED: 22-10-2022
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Designed in the UK
Designed & Developed in the United Kingdom
What started out as a personal project has grown into way more than I though it would and I really appreciate the interest and support shown over the last couple of years.

DESIGN YOUR OWN

Choose your own combination of colours to build the perfect Zega Mame Boy. Complete with Shell, Buttons and Lens.
Raspberry Pi and SD Card not supplied.
Raspberry Pi 3a+
PURE WHITE
Raspberry Pi 3a+
CLASSIC

ZEGA MAME BOY STORE

Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W
1 Per Order
£23.00
Zega Mame Boy + (Kit)
Pre-order only. 21 Days shipping.
£37.46
GameBoy DMG 2 Button Shell
Replacement GameBoy DMG Shell
£8.00
GameBoy DMG 4 Button Shell
Pre-drilled 4 button GameBoy shell for the Zega Mame Boy+
£15.95
ZMG Shoulder Button PCB and Bracket
£2.50
Zega Mame Boy+ Drill Guide
£3.00
Replacement LCD (SOLDER)
Replacement LCD for the Zega Mame Gear, Zega Mame Boy and Tinker Board Gamepad (SOLDER)
£11.62
Gameboy DMG Glass Lens (RED)
Gameboy DMG Red Lens (GLASS)
£4.85
Gameboy DMG Glass Lens (GREY)
Gameboy DMG Grey Lens (GLASS)
£4.85
Gameboy DMG Glass Lens (BLACK)
Gameboy DMG Black Lens (GLASS)
£4.85
Gameboy DMG Buttons (CLEAR BLACK)
Replacement Buttons for the Zega Mame Boy
£2.83
Gameboy DMG Buttons (CLASSIC)
Replacement Buttons for the Zega Mame Boy
£2.83
Gameboy DMG Buttons (WHITE)
Replacement Buttons for the Zega Mame Boy
£2.83
Gameboy DMG Buttons (RED)
Replacement Buttons for the Zega Mame Boy
£2.83
Gameboy DMG Rubbers (CLASSIC)
Replacement ZMB Button Rubbers
£2.89
Gameboy DMG Rubbers (WHITE)
Replacement ZMB Button Rubbers
£2.89
2000MAH Battery
Fits the Zega Mame Gear and Zega Mame Boy. With 2mm connector.
£11.73
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use my own image?
Technically yes, but you would need to install all the required drivers manually for the LCD, GPIO input and audio output yourself. I do not support 3rd party images. If there are any issues while using your own image, I'm afraid I cannot help. Why not do it the easy way and download my pre-configured image
Is there any soldering involved?
Yes, due to space constraints, the Raspberry Pi requires soldering to the Mainboard PCB. I supply a battery extension cable that need soldering to the Charging board. The speaker also requires soldering to the supplied cable to plug into the mainboard.
Do you have an installation guide?
I have added a pre-check and installation guide to the download area.
Can I use my Game Boy cartridges?
Unfortunately not. The Zega Mame Boy kit replaces the original GameBoy PCBs
Can I use AA batteries?
No, this kit uses a lithium rechargeable battery than can be supplied with the kit (within the UK), or you can choose to purchase your own
I live outside the UK, where can I buy the batteries?
I purchase all my batteries from Aliexpress. You can order them here. I usually buy them in packs of 10 to save a few extra pennies.
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