Arduboy FX

$54.00

Arduboy FX is a miniature game system the size of a credit card packed with over 200 unique games created by members of the Arduboy Community. Arduboy FX is open source so you can learn to code and create your own games, just like the original!

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Pre-Order Delivery Estimate: May 2021


Arduboy FX includes over 200 games on board!

➥Preview all of the games online with the Arduboy FX Simulator! [BETA] The greatest open source 8-bit game console just got better! Now including over 200 games, pre-loaded on the new flash expansion chip. You do not need a PC to enjoy the Arduboy FX!

Now you always have every game on your Arduboy FX!

Brand New!

Be the first in line to grab this new production batch coming fresh from our manufacturing partner Seeed Studio. Be treated to all new packaging for the Arduboy FX!

Try out games made by other developers! No PC required!

Boot up the Arduboy FX and you are greeted with a menu that lets you choose a game to load. Games are sorted in categories and ranked by popularity. Action, Arcade, Platformer, Puzzle, Tabletop, Racing, RPG, Shooter, Sports, Music, Apps and Tools your new Arduboy FX comes fully loaded with enough content to keep you entertained for days on end. Try over 200 awesome open-source 8-bit games!

What is New?

  • Flash Memory Module (W25Q128) – All of the Arduboy games are contained within this serial flash memory chip that can be accessed by the new Arduboy FX bootloader written by community member Mr. Blinky

What is Arduboy?

You can still learn to program, develop and share your own games using Arduino software via the USB-Cable. Use your PC/Mac/Linux machine to download updates and new games! Learn to code with lots of tutorials and an active community of developers. Arduboy is an game development system based on the popular open source Arduino platform. Because you can learn to make your own games, Arduboy is a game system the size of your imagination!

Features

  • Processor: ATmega32u4 (same as Arduino Leonardo & Micro)
  • Memory: 32KB Flash, 2.5KB RAM, 1KB EEPROM
  • Inputs: 6 Momentary Tactile Buttons
  • Outputs: 128×64 1Bit OLED, 4 Ch. Piezo Speaker & Blinky LED
  • Battery: 180 mAh Thin-Film Lithium Polymer
  • Connectivity: Micro-USB 2.0 w/ built in HID profile
  • Programming: Arduino IDE, Arduboy Game Loader, GCC & AVRDude

Open Source Gaming!

Anyone can make games for the Arduboy! Free online tutorials guide you through a step by step process on how to develop your own software! There are already plenty of examples to learn from. Ever wanted to create a level or map for your favorite game, or make your favorite character jump higher? Now is your chance!

Super Retro!

Designed to remind you of a more simple time in the world of gaming, the Arduboy brings true 8-bit gaming into the 21st century with style. The black and white screen invites you to involve your imagination once again while gaming.

Durable Construction!

A polycarbonate front, ultra thin circuit board, and stamped aluminum metal back is the ultimate combination. A rechargeable lithium polymer battery provides over 8 hours of battery life, and the same cable you use to charge can be used to upload new games! At only 5mm thick, Arduboy can live in your pocket (or even wallet) and is thinner than nearly any mobile phone!

Additional information

Weight 3 oz
Dimensions 3 × 3 × 3 in

Arduboy

$49.00

Arduboy is a miniature game system the size of a credit card. Arduboy is open source so you can learn to code and create your own games.

One game at a time.

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Add 200+ games on board NOW with the IN-STOCK Mod-Chip to your Arduboy!


Arduboy is a credit card sized programmable game system that use to create your own game, share it with online or play games made by others! Learn to code with lots of tutorials and an active community of developers. Arduboy is an game development system based on the popular open source Arduino platform. Because you can learn to make your own games, Arduboy is a game system the size of your imagination!

Arduboy comes installed with one game you can download new games online for free from the community. All of the games are made by other users in the community! Choose from over a hundred games available online!

Features

  • Processor: ATmega32u4 (same as Arduino Leonardo & Micro)
  • Memory: 32KB Flash, 2.5KB RAM, 1KB EEPROM
  • Inputs: 6 Momentary Tactile Buttons
  • Outputs: 128×64 1Bit OLED, 4 Ch. Piezo Speaker & Blinky LED
  • Battery: 180 mAh Thin-Film Lithium Polymer
  • Connectivity: Micro-USB 2.0 w/ built in HID profile
  • Programming: Arduino IDE, Arduboy Game Loader, GCC & AVRDude

Open Source Gaming!

Anyone can make games for the Arduboy! Free online tutorials guide you through a step by step process on how to develop your own software! There are already plenty of examples to learn from. Ever wanted to create a level or map for your favorite game, or make your favorite character jump higher? Now is your chance!

Super Retro!

Designed to remind you of a more simple time in the world of gaming, the Arduboy brings true 8-bit gaming into the 21st century with style. The black and white screen invites you to involve your imagination once again while gaming.

Durable Construction!

A polycarbonate front, ultra thin circuit board, and stamped aluminum metal back is the ultimate combination. A rechargeable lithium polymer battery provides over 8 hours of battery life, and the same cable you use to charge can be used to upload new games! At only 5mm thick, Arduboy can live in your pocket (or even wallet) and is thinner than nearly any mobile phone!

Additional information

Weight 3 oz
Dimensions 4 × 4 × 0.25 in
Processor

ATmega32u4

Frequency

16MHz

System Flash

32KB

System RAM

2.5KB

Inputs

6 Momentary Tactile Buttons

Display Type

OLED Dot Matrix

Display Color Depth

1bit (Black & White)

Display Resolution

128 x 64 pixels

Speaker Type

Dual-Element Piezoelectric

Speaker Channels

2 Hardware, 4 Software

LED Type

RGB

Battery Type

Thin-Film Lithium Polymer

Battery Capacity

180mAh

Connectivity

Micro-USB 2.0 w/ HID Profile

Programming

Arduino IDE, Arduboy Game Loader, GCC & AVRdude

Arduboy FX Mod-Chip

$9.00$15.00

Arduboy FX Mod-Chip allows you to add all of the Arduboy games on-board without the need for a PC to switch between your favorite games.
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Grab a legacy Arduboy to graft in the mod chip!


Don’t want to solder? Get a factory fresh system with over 200 games and new packaging!
Pre-Order the complete Arduboy FX now!


Add over 200 original games to your Arduboy! Upgrade to Arduboy FX!

➥Preview all of the games online with the Arduboy FX Simulator! [BETA]

Screwdriver and Soldering Iron Required!

If you already have a screwdriver and soldering iron then you are ready to install the mod chip. Simply remove the back cover, align the flex circuit of the mod-chip with test points on the back of the Arduboy PCB, and complete 8 solder joints before re-installing the back of the Arduboy case.

What is the Mod-Chip?

  • Flash Memory Module (W25Q128) – All of the Arduboy games are contained within this serial flash memory chip that can be accessed by the new Arduboy FX bootloader written by community member Mr. Blinky
  • Peripheral Microcontroller (ATtiny85) – An additional microcontroller is along for the ride for the sole purpose of flashing the bootloader to the Arduboy. This eliminates the need for an external programmer and allows the Arduboy bootloader to be re-flashed in the future without opening the case.
  • Flex Circuit PCB – These two components are mounted on a thin flex circuit that is designed to slide on top of the speaker, but under the battery, all while fitting in the remaining space of the back aluminum cover.

Software Options:

To save some time and money, you have the option to chose a “Hardware-Only” option, requiring you to load the software onto the mod-chip yourself. For more information on how to program the mod chip see the Self-Bootloading Modchip community post.

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Software

Hardware-Only, Pre-Loaded Games

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