Megabit Electronic NFC kit Install Guide
Make sure you have these components to proceed to the software installation:
-Raspberry Pi 3 Starter kit
-Megabit Electronic kit (installed)
-Ethernet cable and internet connection
-USB keyboard or Controller
-HDMI cable and TV
-Laptop or PC
Format your SDcard, please visit the Official SD Formatter website and download the installer for your operating system.
Install Retropie image on your mini SD card:
1- Download the retropie image for Raspberry Pi 2/3 and Save As the file on your Desktop:
2- Open the .gz file you just downloaded and extract the .img files on your Desktop.
This .img file is now ready to write to your micro SD card.
3- Download Win32 Disk Imager , and install it on your PC.
4- Open Win32 Disk Imager, (1)open the Retropie.img, (2)select your mini SDCard:
5- Select (3)”Write”, then confirm “Yes”. This action can take several minutes.
4- After “Write Successful” message, eject the SDcard and insert it in your Raspberry Pi and turn on your system.
With your controller, press and hold the A button to continue to the configuring page.
This is the controllers configuration, to skip a configuration, hold A button and wait 2sec to pass to the next
Configuration of the SNES and NES controllers:
After your controller or keyboard is configured, you will see this Retropie screen.
*Your Retropie is “empty”, the only option is the settings page, because you have not added any games/roms yet:
Visit this page on How add Games(roms)
Its now the time to configure your Raspberry Pi for your Megabit Electronic kit
Raspberry Pi Software
- Connect your Pi on your Internet Network by an ethernet cable or by wireless
- Press F4 on the keyboard or exit to EmulationStation on your controller.
You can also use Putty if you want.
- Enter this command:
sudo apt-get update
- One at a time, write these lines and hit Enter (these evan files are available on github):
wget https://github.com/jetechteam/picontrol/raw/master/picontrol.tgz tar -xzf picontrol.tgz cd picontrol sudo sh ./setup.sh
When the installation is done, press on “y” then Enter.
- After the reboot, In the Retropie Menu, select “SHOW IP” and note the IP address.
- Example: 192.168.1.26
- Default Username: picontrol
- Default Password: password
Please visit this page to program your mini cartridges
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