M5 Faces Pocket Computer with Keyboard/Gameboy/Calculator

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Description

FACES Kit is a feast of functional panels, contains the most commonly used panels and keyboards with MEGA328processor inside, communication protocol through IIC(0x08) as slave mode. With these 3 different panels, it will be very easy to support keyboard interaction with your M5Core.

If you up for some classic video game, GameBoy panel plus M5Core is the perfect combination. All you need to do is upload an game simulator onto M5 controller, and attach the GameBoy panel underneath. this is how it looks:

The other two panels are Calculator Keyboard and QWERTY Keyboard.

QWERTY Keyboard

Other than 3 functional panels, this development kit comes with more stuff like a charger table with Mangent and POGO pin connector.

For more information on M5Stack series development board, please check the Gray Kit

Product Features

  • 5V DC power supply
  • USB Type-C
  • ESP32-based
  • 16 MByte flash + 520K RAM
  • MPU9250
  • Speaker, 3 Buttons, LCD(320*240), 1 Reset
  • 2.4G Antenna: Proant 440
  • TF card slot (16G Maximum size)
  • Battery Socket & 150 mAh Lipo Battery
  • Extendable Pins & Holes
  • Grove Port
  • M-Bus Socket & Pins
  • Development Platform UIFlow, MicroPython, Arduino

Part List

  • 1x GRAY M5Stack Controller(M5Core)
  • 1x FACES Charger table
  • 1x FACES sling
  • 1x panel sticker
  • 3x FACES Keyboard(GameBoy, Calculator, QWERTY)
  • 10x Femal-male dupont
  • 6x M3x10 screw
  • 1x hexagon screw key

We also offer Joystick module & Encoder module, which can be use together with Faces kit, you can purchase on demand.

 

 

Documents

Gameboy Burn A Nes Game

Download NES Game {docsify-ignore-all}

This page teaches you how to setup a game simulator, and burn some classic game onto the device.

CONTENT

  1. download firmware

  2. download firmware and game file

  3. Reboot FACES

download firmware

  1. Download Gameboy simulator:firmware.zip in here:Github
  2. Unzip firmware.zip (include: bootloader.bin,partition file, simulator file, SuperMario)。

Windows OS

Mac OS

Download game

Windows OS

  1. Open up esptool Flash Download Tools

  2. choose ESP32 DownloadTool , and place the 4 files unzip from firmware.zip according to the picture. 

  3. Select the right port number,erase flash and click download

Mac OS

  1. Install esptool open up terminal,type in pip install esptool

  1. download firmware

At terminal,navigate to firmware.zip's include path.

unzip firmware.zip
cd firmware
esptool.py erase_flash
sh flash.sh

Reboot FACES

?> To change games,replace the game file,which has to be NES format, and repeat the steps above*

Learn

Download the factory test code (Win)

  1. Go to M5stack and download M5Burner.
  2. Connect FACES to PC thru Type-C.
  3. Click Erase, wait until erase down.
  4. Find FACES Kit firmware, click click Burn

 

More information

Peripherals Pin Map

LCD & TF card

LCD :320x240 TF card Maximum size 16GB

ESP32 Chip GPIO23 GPIO19 GPIO18 GPIO14 GPIO27 GPIO33 GPIO32 GPIO4
ILI9341 MOSI / CLK CS DC RST BL
TF Card MOSI MISO CLK CS

Button & Speaker

ESP32 Chip GPIO39 GPIO38 GPIO37 GPIO25
Button Pin BUTTON A BUTTON B BUTTON C
Speaker Speaker Pin

GROVE Port A & IP5306

We've use the customized I2C version of IP5306, on power management. Its I2C address is 0x75. Click here to check its datasheet

ESP32 Chip GPIO22 GPIO21 5V GND
GROVE A SCL SDA 5V GND
IP5306 SCL SDA 5V GND

9-Axis Posture Sensor MPU9250

I2C address 0x68

ESP32 Chip GPIO22 GPIO21 5V GND
MPU9250 SCL SDA 5V GND

Technical details

Resources Parameter
ESP32 240MHz dual core, 600 DMIPS, 520KB SRAM, Wi-Fi, dual mode Bluetooth
Flash Memory 16MB (old: 4MB)
Power Input 5V @ 150mA
Port TypeC x 1, GROVE(I2C+I/0+UART) x 1
LCD Screen 2 inch, 320x240 Colorful TFT LCD, ILI9341
Speaker 1W-0928
Battery 150mAh @ 3.7V
Operating Temperature 32°F to 104°F ( 0°C to 40°C )
Size 54 x 54 x 12.5 mm
Case Material Plastic ( PC )

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Customer Reviews

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C
C.P.

Cool

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ok

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L.R.

Highly recommended

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J.G.

A fascinating unit, robust and well-made.

M
M.B.

Very nice product, tight fit, good quality. Product is smaller then expected, really nice pocket sized.

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