Artcade Handheld Fully Assembled

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Artcade Handheld Fully Assembled

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A precision crafted retro arcade emulator with style and function. The ultimate in style, a blackout bezel hides the 3.5" lcd screen's aspect ratio making classic arcade games look their best in both landscape and portrait modes. precision milled brass Directional pad gives a solid tactile feel during game play. milled aluminum and brass A,B,X,Y, LT, RT and option buttons provide a high-quality feel, feedback and configuration for compatibility with most emulators supported by the Retropie and Emulation Station systems. 

Important: each Artcade Handheld is custom made to order, please expect 4-6 weeks for delivery.

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Hello Old Friend

It's time for an upgrade. A new device with a retro feel. A throwback from the future and a high-end retro emulator you're going to love.


The ultimate retro handheld gaming device presented through finest enclosure the 70's could have ever imagined in 2017! Retro style with a modern spin!

Simple elegance

I've created an exceptional device that provides a retro arcade experience like no other. Superior in quality, with clean and sleek design made from the finest hard woods and materials. You will be proud to own and use with. 

Precision Craftsmanship

The Retro Artcade is a one of a kind retro show piece!  Each device is hand finished to the highest quality. Custom milled Aluminum and Brass parts are polished to a silky finish. The polished acrylic blackout face and rear cover are made with utmost care and the fine hard wood enclosure is milled, sanded and finished to perfection with a silk-like satin finish that is beautiful to look at and heavenly to hold in your hand. 

It's not to big or heavy, the fully assembled device weighs in at 365 grams (12.8 oz) you can feel the quality and care that went into its design, without being bulky.

Only the Best features

I designed the interface to have the controls you need, without the clutter. a multi-functional set of option buttons including an "Escape", "Select", "Start" and "Power Switch" and two game buttons milled from solid Aluminum. The Directional Pad and alternate game buttons were milled from solid Brass. The appearance is remarkable.

The rear panel is minimalist too, including left and right trigger button milled from solid aluminum, a USB port for charging the device and uploading new emulator ROMs and a volume wheel to adjust the system volume. That's it, no more, no less.

Fine Craftsmanship

There are over 150 steps that go into the creation of each Retro Artcade and to get a full appreciation of the process quality, be sure to watch how it's made over on the DIY.Engineering YouTube channel. we think you'll be surprised.

You'll love it

The parts included in this product are of the highest quality craftsmanship and finish, We do not cut corners to increase production or sacrifice quality. You can be confident that your reward will deliver a smile to your face when you open the box! 

It's time for New

In the world of emulators, There are plenty of cheap feeling devices, this is NOT one of them! I dont sacrifice quality in any aspect of this device so order with confidence and expect the best when you receive your Limited Edition Retro ArtCade Handheld.

It's unique, like you

The body of the device is made from an exotic hard wood resource. and as such, no two pieces are the same so you should expect some variation in color and pattern of the wood. Your device is one-of-a-kind, like a snowflake only made specifically for you, with care. Also, custom laser engraved personalization is optionally provided on the back acrylic cover, above the "Limited Edition" tag line.