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Global VR PGA Golf - 6 Cabinets
« on: January 04, 2013, 07:22:32 am »
Hi Guys,

I know I'm entering an area of deep and dark magic (based on the related posts i've read, specifically ED's). I recently got 6 PGA Golf Cabinets, complete (by the look of things) but without the computers (guess they have been stripped and used for something else).

I however managed to also get one original hard disk.

I want to resurrect the machines and try to give them a second life. (they have been converted/configured to accept south african currency coins).

can anyone please tell me what the recommended specifications for the computer should be?
can i still buy the recovery disks from Global VR?
can i still buy the Nytric I/O PCB card from Global VR?
can i still buy the PCI to USB 2.0 4-Port Card from global VR?

i guess the first obstacle to overcome is to get the correct computer spcification and the correct OS version


thanks in advance for your help
« Last Edit: January 08, 2013, 03:58:26 am by GerhardDP »

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Re: Global VR PGA Golf - 6 Cabinets
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2013, 01:12:18 pm »
hi
if u have read my thread u would note all disk's are up on shoutbox
just give stpcore a ring he will help u
the spec's on the mobo are perty straight foward
there is a pdf on gobal vr's web site that give's u the spec's
your olny battle will be with the video card
also u DO NOT need the usb2 card
the i/o card u can buy right from the mfg and bypass gobal vr
these card's are pricey thou,and i have just about finished removing it
and going over to a optipac
to run the optipac u will need window's sp3 loaded
a larger harddrive is in order

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Re: Global VR PGA Golf - 6 Cabinets
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2013, 01:03:11 am »
Thank you Ed,
i will start locating the specifications/requirements
and take it from there

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Re: Global VR PGA Golf - 6 Cabinets
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2013, 01:27:11 am »
hi
i did want to come and fix 1 thing i forgot
u will need the dongle for the build
ie 3/3.5/4/4.5
the disk's i had up were for 4
if u need them ring me up i can re-upload them
i am however in the middle of starting a upload ppl in my thread have been waiting for,so you might be better off asking stpcore
i already told the @ we had a chat

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Re: Global VR PGA Golf - 6 Cabinets
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2013, 01:43:08 am »
Thanks ED,

I'm having difficulty locating the recommended system specifications on GVR's site. can you perhaps point me in the right direction?

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Re: Global VR PGA Golf - 6 Cabinets
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2013, 12:11:56 pm »
hi
well what i really do is find mobo's
that have 2 usb port's
onboard lan
and none pcie pci slot >for video card<
should have a min of 4 mem slot's ddr1
also will have a printer port and serial port
support for 2 ide drive's
and a floppy
so u can see it is a perty easy board very generic

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Re: Global VR PGA Golf - 6 Cabinets
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2013, 12:16:24 pm »
Is this for updated firmware?
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Re: Global VR PGA Golf - 6 Cabinets
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2013, 11:31:50 pm »
hi
stpcore

the @ recieved 6 cab's without box's and is confused as to what is what
so i am just helping him out

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Re: Global VR PGA Golf - 6 Cabinets
« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2022, 01:03:15 pm »
ed12,
Do you have a solution for the Nytric card?  If you do, what is the process?
Thanks,
Andy

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Re: Global VR PGA Golf - 6 Cabinets
« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2022, 02:13:20 pm »
ed12,
Do you have a solution for the Nytric card?  If you do, what is the process?
Thanks,
Andy
If there is an alternative to the Nytric card, someone other than ed12 will need to answer your questions.

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but Edward Downey of London, Ontario passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 31, 2018 after a valiant health battle at the age of 60.

I'm sure he was our ed12 based on his name, city, age, and date of passing.


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Re: Global VR PGA Golf - 6 Cabinets
« Reply #10 on: June 24, 2022, 07:19:25 am »
Sorry to hear that.  Hope he had a fulfilled life. Thanks for letting us know.