Mini consoles have been popular lately, with mini versions of the NES, SNES, Playstation, Commodore 64, Mega Drive and most-recently, the PC Engine doing the rounds. But which system would look the best as a tiny reproduction of its former self? Yes, the Commodore PET is the correct answer. (close second would be the Compucolor II)
This is about a year old, but it is too good not to share.
Lorenzo Herrera has created a website with instructions on how to build your very own PET mini. You will need a Raspberry PI, access to a 3D-printer, and this specific screen, which fits the build.
One PET mini-builder, Matthias Prögel, has also designed an awesome keypad based game controller to go with the project.
Matthias Prögel’s keypad controller
You can find out how to build your own PET Mini at https://commodorepetmini.com