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£30,730
pledged of £30,000pledged of £30,000 goal
185
backers
36days to go

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Tue, August 27 2019 5:49 AM UTC +00:00.

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Creoqode Lyra is a handheld game console.

Lyra brings all the history of video gaming in the palm of your hands. 

Lyra can virtually emulate any game console of the classic era, making it possible for you to carry hundreds of them in your pocket. You can play your all-time favourite video games whenever you want, wherever you want.

Powered by Raspberry Pi CM3L (Compute Module 3 Lite), Lyra will be your game console, personal computer and entertainment system at the same time.

Technical Specs:

▶  SOC: Broadcom BCM2837B0, Cortex-A53 (ARMv8) 64-bit SoC

▶  CPU: 1.4GHz 64-bit quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU

▶  RAM: 1GB LPDDR2 SDRAM

▶  Display: 5" TFT LCD 800 x 480 Resolution

▶  Video: DPI Interface & HDMI

▶  Audio: Integrated Speaker, 3.5 mm Audio Output & HDMI

▶  USB: Micro USB 2.0

▶  Memory: 16 GB Micro SD Card. Upgradable to any memory size. 

▶  Battery: 3000 mAh LiPo

Lyra comes in two different versions: 

RTG (Ready-To-Go): Lyra comes out of the box completely assembled and tested. You can dive straight into video gaming within minutes!

Creoqode LYRA | RTG Game Console
Creoqode LYRA | RTG Game Console

DIY (Do-It-Yourself): Lyra comes out of the box as an all-inclusive DIY kit. You will receive all the necessary components to build your own game console. Assembly does not require any soldering or special skills, and it will only take you 15 minutes to complete! This is an ideal kit for those who wonder what goes inside a game console.

Creoqode LYRA | DIY Game Console
Creoqode LYRA | DIY Game Console

You can connect Lyra to a TV via HDMI and enjoy your favourite video games on a larger screen with friends. Additional controllers can be added via the USB port.

Lyra is also your personal computer. You can surf on the internet, send emails, watch movies or even learn about coding. Simply connect a mouse and keyboard to Lyra and enjoy your portable PC on the go!

Lyra is a great gadget for makers and tinkerers too. You can access Raspberry Pi CM3L through the exposed GPIO pads and create amazing projects! You can connect up to 8 sensors or electronic gadgets to Lyra and add new functionalities.

Lyra is provided with a comprehensive tutorial series guiding the user about hardware, software and assembly. These tutorials explain in detail how to assemble Lyra, how to install your preferred OS, and how to download and run video games. 

Take your entertainment to the next level.

Lyra, by Creoqode.

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Risks and challenges

As Creoqode, Lyra is our fifth Kickstarter campaign. We are in the market for more than two years now and gained a valuable experience about manufacturing, packing, customer service and international shipping. We are already in touch with manufacturers for Lyra and arranged the production. Lyra can get into production straight after the funds are received. As the founder of Creoqode, I strongly believe that risks involved for on time delivery of Lyra will be extremely unlikely.

However, it would be fair to note that we will be shipping the product globally, and the taxation, customs duties and other regulations might be different across some countries which might cause some minor delays. However, Creoqode team has extensively researched global delivery of Lyra and partnered up with DHL in order to preempt any challenges we may face. Additionally, we have set the delivery date as December 2019 leaving us plenty of time to ensure on-time delivery.

Additionally, we will be putting all our effort to prepare detailed and easy to follow guidelines for hardware and software side of the product. However, after the delivery of Lyra, some users might still have questions regarding technical aspects of the product or might require assistance, which Creoqode help desk formed of 3 programmers and 2 electrical engineers will be able to answer immediately. We are all prepared for you to have an exciting and smooth experience with Lyra.

For any enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@creoqode.com

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