Raspberry Pi: Popular single-board computer utilised in creating a working version of The Simpsons' TV
A Redditor has re-created a miniature version of the iconic TV set from The Simpsons. Not only is the TV working, but it also plays seasons 1-11 of the TV show at random, and without an internet connection. According to a follow-up post, u/buba447 utilised a Raspberry Pi Zero for the project, along with a 640 x 480 TFT display and a 32 GB microSD card.
The project runs Jessie Lite, and selects episodes at random using a python script. Unsurprisingly, u/buba447 had to compress all 248 episodes to fit them on a 32 GB card. Apparently, all episodes now play natively at 640 x 480 pixels.
Additionally, u/buba447 wired the top button to the GPIO for cycling the display on and off. Similarly, u/buba447 used the bottom button as a POT connected to the speaker inside of the unit. Meanwhile, the TV parts were designed in Fusion 360 and printed using an Ender 3 Pro.
u/buba447 states that he will be uploading a guide on building the model yourself, if you are interested in creating your own version. u/buba447 hopes to publish the guide on Thingiverse, for reference.