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Space Invaders Arcade Repair

Space Invaders Arcade Repair

I recently bought a really cool vintage Space Invaders arcade cabinet. It looks great. It’s in amazing shape for being 43 years old. However, the electronics side of it left a little to be desired. In this post we’re going to do a Space Invaders arcade repair and bring this cabinet back to life! Space […]

PETSCII Robots Arcade Cabinet Build

PETSCII Robots Arcade Cabinet

If you’re not familiar with a game called Attack of the PETSCII robots, it is a game created by my brother The 8-Bit Guy. It is a strategy game with a sci-fi theme, and plays somewhat similar to the Ultima games created by Richard Garriott although with many differences. PETSCII is the name of the […]

Making a Cocktail Table Arcade Cabinet

Making a Cocktail Table Arcade Cabinet

In this project, we’re going to make a cocktail table arcade cabinet that we think you’ll to love! I’ve wanted to build a cocktail table arcade since my very first arcade cabinet build back in July of 2015! A cocktail table arcade is something I always gravitated to as a kid. I think it was […]

The Apple 1 Case

Did you know that the Apple 1 case you see on Wikipedia is not actually the case that Jobs and Wozniak made? Indeed the Apple 1 did not come with a case at all!

Building a YouTube Studio Set

Building a YouTube Studio

I’ve always wanted a dedicated studio room and set for the talking portions of my videos. For years I have resorted to setting my camera up in the hot garage, in my kitchen, or even just in front of my computer in my home office. Well no more! Today, The Geek Pub is building a […]

Building a Breadboard Synthesizer With a Raspberry Pi and an Arduino Uno

Build a Breadboard Synthesizer (Raspberry Pi Synthesizer) Hero

There’s a lazy stereotype about middle-aged men that says that all we want to do is tinker with our gadgets. I’m doing very little to challenge it, which I guess is how I came to weather the pandemic by trying to build my own Raspberry Pi synthesizer.  Building a breadboard synthesizer is a fun project […]

Build the Ultimate Electronics Workbench

After searching online through countless catalogs and online stores, I was unable to find an electronics workbench that really fit my needs. I’d wanted a workbench that had plenty of room not only for multiple small projects, but also to work on the occasional big project, such as a PC restoration. In fact, this needs […]

Make a Wall Mount Arcade

Everyone is looking to save space these days, while still having a cool retro geek setup. A wall mount arcade is the perfect way to accomplish this! One of these awesome arcades (sometimes called a wall hanging arcade) is perfect for a bedroom, game room, media room, or even in your cave if your spouse […]

How to Make a Tabletop Arcade Cabinet

tabletop arcade cabinet

One of the things I get told a lot is that people want a retro arcade cabinet in their home but that they simply don’t have a lot of room for it.  Even bartop arcades take up a significant amount of space in smaller homes and apartments. So in this video, we’re going to make […]

Building a USB Charger Circuit

USB charger circuit

In this project we’re going to make a USB charger circuit from some simple parts we have lying around the house. A USB charger circuit ouputs a regulated 5V that can be used to power USB devices or even charge mobile phones and other devices. We will step through this build in 4 phases of […]