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How do I build a Pipboy from Fallout?

If you’re enjoying the Amazon Prime show Fallout, based on a the Besthesda game, and you want to build your own Pipboy; then this is the project for you!


Imagine a world where you can carry the power of a Raspberry Pi computer right on your wrist, with a built-in screen, keyboard, and a host of other fantastic features. Well, that world is now a reality! Say hello to the Pi-PipBoy Raspberry Pi Wrist Computer, a remarkable fusion of retro design and cutting-edge technology that brings the future of wearables right to your arm.

In this blog post, we will delve into the amazing world of the Pi-PipBoy Raspberry Pi Wrist Computer, an innovative project that combines the power and versatility of a Raspberry Pi with the convenience and functionality of a wearable device. This incredible gadget boasts an integrated screen, keyboard, LiPo charger, and even offers the option to expand its capabilities with a Raspberry Pi Pico and breadboard!

What sets this project apart is the availability of downloadable 3D printable STL files, allowing you to customize and create your very own Pi-PipBoy with ease. And if you’re looking for a comprehensive guide to get started, we’ve got you covered with a step-by-step YouTube video that will walk you through the entire process.

Join us as we explore the features, assembly, and endless possibilities of the PipBoy Raspberry Pi Wrist Computer. Get ready to embark on a thrilling journey into the future of wearable tech!



Bill of Materials

Items Description Qty Price
Raspberry Pi Zero Raspberry Pi Zero 2W 1 £17.10
LiPo Charger Diy More Charger 1 $9.99
Display HyperPixel 4.0 Display - non-touch from Pimoroni 1 £45.00
Bluetooth Keyboard Bluetooth Mini Keyboard 1 £12.90
18650 Batteries 2x 18650 LiPo Batteries 3000mAh (or the largest capacity you can find) 2 £6.99


Here are some images of how to assemble the Pi-PipBoy.

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Pairing the bluetooth keyboard

Pairing the Bluetooth keyboard with your Raspberry Pi Wrist Computer is a seamless process that brings the best of convenience and usability to your fingertips. The beauty of this integration lies in the wireless connectivity, allowing you to enjoy the freedom of movement and control, whether you’re tinkering with your latest project or browsing through your favorite content.

To establish this connection, simply power on your Bluetooth keyboard and navigate to the Raspberry Pi’s settings menu. From there, you’ll access the Bluetooth preferences and search for nearby devices. Once you locate and select your keyboard, the pairing process initiates, and within moments, you’ll have a fully functional and wireless keyboard at your command. This remarkable addition elevates the Pip-Boy Raspberry Pi Wrist Computer’s user experience, creating a portable, powerful, and versatile wearable device that caters to all your computing needs.

STL Files

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