# MegaGRRL Desktop## Overview**MegaGRRL Desktop** is a simplified, easier to assemble respin of the original MegaGRRL project. This is intended for those who wish to assemble their own with minimal surface mount soldering, or do not need portability.## Assembly guide
[Click here for the assembly guide.](https://git.agiri.ninja/natalie/MegaGRRL_Desktop/wikis/Assembly-guide) Bill of materials can be found [here](https://git.agiri.ninja/natalie/MegaGRRL_Desktop/wikis/BOM)## Firmware flashing/changesThe portable and desktop MegaGRRL versions share a single codebase, contained in the [normal MegaGRRL repo](https://git.agiri.ninja/natalie/megagrrl). Before compiling, `main/hal.h` must be edited to specify that the desktop version is built. More details on this are available in the readme.
## PCB manufacturing considerationsThe board doesn't really have anything too weird on it, but do watch out that your PCB house does the plated slots for the headphone jack correctly. The DRC rules are set for tented vias - these are preferable for aesthetics, but are otherwise not required.
The schematic, PCB, and baseplate are licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0. You are free to build this project for yourself or friends, but please do not sell it or misrepresent its origin. If you are interested in selling assembled players, please contact email@example.com
## Beware Fake Chips!Many of the YM2612s being sold on eBay are fake. Chips are very often remarked to make them appear new, and that has been ongoing for a long time, but recently myself and friends have received completely fake, non-working chips from multiple eBay sellers. If you are unsure about chips you received, email me a photo and I'll check them out. Also, I have had much better luck receiving legit YM3438s from eBay, so that may be the way to go. I recommend YM3438 anyway due to its improved sound quality.