8bitdo Sega Genesis Receiver Review
The 8bitdo Genesis Receiver allows your Sega Genesis or Mega Drive to use a modern gamepad such as the PS4, PS3, XBox or Wii U (pictured) as well as a wide assortment of Bluetooth controllers. Also pictured on the right is another device used in a similar way for devices that accept USB such as the Nintendo Switch, the Mini Playstation, PCs, etc.
If you are enjoying a full or lite install of Raspbian on your Raspberry Pi, you can also
manually install RetroPie rather than work off of a RetroPie SD image.
It’s advisable to first tell your Pi to boot into console mode at boot. pi@raspberry:~$ sudo raspi-config
Choose (3) Boot Options
B2 Console Autologin (optionally, you could select B1 to log in)
Install RetroPie manually
Start by updating your system:
pi@raspberry:~$sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
Verify your local settings for a smooth installation.
pi@raspberry:~$sudo update-locale LC_ALL="en_US.UTF-8"
Now we install the packages needed by the installation script:
pi@raspberry:~$ sudo apt-get install git lsb-release
Download the RetroPie setup script using git. If you don’t have git installed:
pi@raspberry:~$sudo apt install git-all
pi@raspberry:~$ git clone --depth=1 https://github.com/RetroPie/RetroPie-Setup.git
Now run the script:
pi@raspberry:~$ cd RetroPie-Setup
pi@raspberry:~$ chmod +x retropie_setup.sh
pi@raspberry:~$ sudo ./retropie_setup.sh
The installation dialog appears:
Choose the basic install and then optional packages, settings and drivers. Once you are done, reboot and launch with: