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Hi everyone

I've been here before a few years ago

http://forum.arcadecontrols.com/index.php/topic,73117.msg1097509.html#msg109750

and now I'm back for some more!

since i built my last cab i now have 2 children :) Alex who is nearly 3 and Adam who is 7 months
this cab is gonna to be a scaled down one for Alex and I'm aiming to get it finished for his 3rd birthday on May 19th
hence the project title

inspiration of course from these 2 great cabs

http://forum.arcadecontrols.com/index.php?topic=59828.0

http://forum.arcadecontrols.com/index.php?topic=111377.0

gonna be making it out of 18mm ply(as I've got a couple of sheets spare)
using a 19"lcd monitor mounted for vertical games ,some old pc
2 buttons ball top joystick  ipac 2
mini coin door
i have no idea on colour,name or shape yet!
i will use mala as my frontend
I've been away from the scene for a long time so I'm gonna have to teach my self everything again as I've forgotten most the stuff :/

time is going to be my enemy,i work full time as a plasterer so the hours are longish and its a psychical job so I'm tired plus I'm 3/4 of the way through a large loft conversion at home fitting in working on it when i can and i still need to spend time with my wife and kids and i cant make loads of noise when their asleep at night either

just need any suggestions plans,game lists for kids or anything else you can suggest
cheers
Ross
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Re: Ross' 13 week arcade cab project :o
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2013, 04:04:53 pm »
not to much happening as been working flat out but ordered some stuff last night from arcade world UK which i didn't know is the same company as gremlin solutions?

I've ordered

 1 x IL S10 Coin Mechanism
(Denomination: UK 10p)
1 x Translucent Arcade Start Button
(Player: 1 + 2 Set, Colour: White)
1 x Illuminated Arcade Joystick
(Colour: Blue)
3 x Translucent Arcade Button
(Colour: Blue)
2 x Translucent Arcade Button
(Colour: White)
1 x Barrel Lock And Key Set
1 x Mini Coin Door
and 24ft of white 3/4 t-molding

i was going to order it from t-molding.com with the slot cutter and arbor that came to $42 but the shipping was another $50!(total 62)
i tried wealdon tools here in the UK as they stock a 1.5mm slot cutter but this was out of stock :( i rung them today and they have another router bit that does the same thing,that with the arbor and bearing was 32 delivered and it'll be here next day
ill be using a minipac I've got i didn't want to but its not doing anything it just looks messy compared to a ipac I'm not keen on the ply so its gong to be made out of 18mm mdf no idea of name yet not to sure of colour i might use some coloured vinyl on it instead of paint,I'm thinking like the vinyls they use to wrap cars,they've got a huge range of colours and patterns available
i reduced the ms pacman plans by 28% so the highest point was 120cm so i can get both sides out of one sheet of mdf i did a quick one out of ply to get a idea as to how small its going to be I'm not sure on the shape i might modify it a bit or just go for a totally one off design i quite like the donkey kong cab and the galaga shape 
ive got a 19" flat screen an old pc,speakers,tools etc all i need now is some time

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Re: Ross' 13 week arcade cab project :o
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2013, 10:23:32 am »
got a few bits yesterday and also removed my mini pac and wiring from my old control panel
think I'm going to go for a monsters inc theme if anyone wants to help me out with art work feel free to :)













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Re: Ross' 13 week arcade cab project :o
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2013, 11:10:18 am »
Looking good. I am racing to get my project "A Little Rage" finished before my grand daughters birthday, which is next Saturday (March 8 ). Seems like when I place a dead line on a project I usually dont make it, or make it by the skin of my teeth. Hopefully it wont be so close this time.

I really like those illuminated joysticks. Nice.
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Re: Ross' 13 week arcade cab project :o
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2013, 03:13:20 pm »
thanks mate your cabs looking cool,only a few days left for you to finish up then?
wood cutting tomorrow evening round my mates as he's got a very nice large garage :)
i had Sunday off just gone (first day off in 13) but I've not got a day off until the 16th of march and that's if i don't get any more work come in
but i cant moan as its paying for this ,so hopefully most bits will be cut then brought home to be put together over a couple of evenings
does anyone know where to get black laminate in the UK? as i cant find any anywhere
more pics soon
 
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Re: Ross' 13 week arcade cab project :o
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2013, 05:37:23 pm »
finally got the sides cut and slotted for the t-molding and have battened and fixed a few bits together
















 
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Re: Ross' 13 week arcade cab project :o
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2013, 04:27:40 am »
Looking good.  :cheers:

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« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2013, 06:09:57 pm »

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Re: Ross' 13 week arcade cab project :o
« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2013, 06:34:18 pm »
had a snow day yesterday so got a bit done on the cab i mounted the monitor vertically  i purposely made it the right width so it can be unscrewed and mounted horizontally(for when my boys older and maybe wants to play some other games)



got the speaker panel cut and the speakers mounted






trying to figure out the best layout for the buttons? space is pretty tight




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Re: Ross' 13 week arcade cab project(now has a name"hidden treasures")
« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2013, 04:58:00 pm »
Been busy sorting out the pc,games,layouts etc got all my artwork sorted and finally came up with a theme and a name its now gonna be called "hidden treasures" and its a cartoony pirate theme,also wired up the control panel and had a quick blast on a few games :)
got some matt black fablon vinyl that will be put on the coin door,top and back anyway here's some pics all suggestions welcome good or bad
Ross















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« Reply #10 on: April 15, 2013, 04:24:50 pm »
got a great price on my artwork to be printed,pics when i get it also did some fablon'ing last with my mrs it came out really well,will post some pics tomorrow

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« Reply #11 on: April 18, 2013, 04:59:09 pm »
4 weeks left! all going ok managed to mount the coin door and applied the matte black fablon cut out fan hole and fitted the power socket,decased the pc as it was to big to fit in with the sub and coin door mech

things to do/get

pick up artwork-should be ready for tomorrow :) getting it monday now

get a light for the marquee either led strip or flouro got a 12volt 24 led strip

get some more fablon-only a tiny bit short :(

pick up some black poster board for monitor bezel used plexi sprayed on the back

get my tinted glass(off my old cab) cut down to size done!

redo the cp so the 2nd and 3rd button are a little closer to 1st,route out under joystick also done

complete and tidy up wiring yep!

cut plexi for marqee and get some retainers sorted












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Re: Ross' 13 week arcade cab project(now has a name"hidden treasures")
« Reply #12 on: April 18, 2013, 08:41:04 pm »
Looking forward to seeing the completed Cab, is looking really good  :applaud:
Currently building http://forum.arcadecontrols.com/index.php/topic,137777.0.html Mass-Replicate
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« Reply #13 on: April 22, 2013, 06:31:18 pm »
picked up my artwork today its really good, wired up the power switch and my smart socket to turn everything off when the pc shuts down deceased my pc and put it on a shelf in the cab as it was to to big also wired up the fan and powered up the button and joystick led's
i need to validate my fresh install of windows xp pro real disc that i brought about 11 years ago i've lost the serial and when i ring up ms the automated service says it may be counterfit?????? this is now stopping it booting straight into mala as a warning window pops up i tried a work around but it only worked for 2 weeks,just annoying as its a legit disc,anyway pics :)






















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« Reply #14 on: April 22, 2013, 09:23:50 pm »
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« Reply #16 on: April 23, 2013, 11:20:56 am »
Loving the artwork and the shape - looks classic

How is the fablon working out? Is it easily marked or fairly durable?

As I'm also based in the UK I was going to look at laminating my upcoming cab but holy hell that stuff's expensive...

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« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2013, 12:04:24 pm »
There is a way around the "counterfeit" issue you are having with windows xp, peep this article:

http://www.wikihow.com/Remove-Windows-Genuine-Advantage-Notifications

Great, especially if you have no plans to have this machine online after it has been dropped in the cab.

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« Reply #18 on: April 23, 2013, 05:54:19 pm »
thanks man,ill try these tomorrow

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« Reply #19 on: April 24, 2013, 05:47:08 pm »
the only prob i have now is the you must activate windows in 3 days window pops up on boot and stops the pc booting straight into mala when i click on yes to activate it says its already activated???!! I've wasted to much unnecessary time on the computer so if any one has any ideas how to remove this as its driving me mad and I'm running out of time got 3 weeks left


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« Reply #20 on: April 24, 2013, 06:28:29 pm »
That's actually a fairly common problem in XP at times -- there is a Microsoft support article that details fixing it located HERE - ( http://support.microsoft.com/kb/312295/en-us ) Either click the green download guided help button on the page to let MS run through a guided step by step guide to fix it or follow the manual method if you do not trust the guided support ( Note : be sure you still have a copy of the product key and the install disk before running as it will delete the key and you will need it to reenter and reactivate after editing the registry entries) 

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« Reply #21 on: April 25, 2013, 01:20:23 am »
cheers mate i haven't got the product key i lost it :( its a legit disc i brought years ago tho when installing i rang ms and went through the automated service to get a new key and it said my product was a counterfeit!! when i had the real disc in front of me! that i paid for
i know after these 3 days its not even going to let me log on to windows im just kicking myself for losing the product key

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« Reply #22 on: April 25, 2013, 11:26:45 am »
cheers mate i haven't got the product key i lost it :( its a legit disc i brought years ago tho when installing i rang ms and went through the automated service to get a new key and it said my product was a counterfeit!! when i had the real disc in front of me! that i paid for
i know after these 3 days its not even going to let me log on to windows im just kicking myself for losing the product key

What version is it and is the MOBO a prebuilt OEM product or one you purchased ? Does it still have the original product key entered on the system (thus the reason it is saying it is activated on the one screen) -- If yes then download the ffree version of Magical Jellybean Key finder - ( http://www.magicaljellybean.com/keyfinder/ ) run it and it will display the product key that is on the system currently so that you will have it ! Then once you have the key run through the linked fix above to reset and reactivate using that key. If it is an OEM MOBO see this article that shows how to reinstall and keep the OEM preactivated status working -- ( http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb457078.aspx ) or see this list of OEM keys ( http://www.galwayland.com/2010/03/windows-xp-oem-keys/ ) if you know what companies BIOS the MOBO has for the OEM key that should work if you have that companies MOBO from a system that came with XP preinstalled. )

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« Reply #23 on: April 25, 2013, 12:44:31 pm »
,..and guess what? LOL, for work I had to call MS to try and generate a new key off of the Certificate of Authenticity, since the vendor sent a drive with an image on it, that was not tied to this particular blade PC. Anyway, MS says they are no longer issuing key's and the only thing they will do is ship you a new CD with a new key... good times.

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« Reply #24 on: April 25, 2013, 01:49:21 pm »
Well, since XP will be in End Of Support in less than one year... I might be able to help you.
PM me if you still have trouble.

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« Reply #25 on: April 25, 2013, 02:09:24 pm »
just personal preference, but i don't think that the CP and the cabinet art match very well. :-\ otherwise looking good.
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« Reply #26 on: April 25, 2013, 03:38:15 pm »
Looking forward to seeing the completed Cab, is looking really good  :applaud:
thank you

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« Reply #27 on: April 25, 2013, 03:39:51 pm »
i do like the glowing buttons and joystick, that turned out really good.
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« Reply #28 on: April 25, 2013, 03:47:14 pm »
Loving the artwork and the shape - looks classic

How is the fablon working out? Is it easily marked or fairly durable?

As I'm also based in the UK I was going to look at laminating my upcoming cab but holy hell that stuff's expensive...

cheers mate,i wanted laminate as well i wish i could just go down B&Q and get a few sheets for 20 like they do in the states
fablon is pretty good apply in a dust free room(don't apply after using a router lol) on the bigger bits get a friend/wife/child to help you i put it on bare mdf and it sticks great smooth out any wrinkles with a credit card use a hair dryer to heat and stretch it over corners i messed one bit up and that was my first bit,now I'm that much short! its really cheap to do mine cost 13
i cant comment on the durability as it hasn't been attacked by son yet

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« Reply #29 on: April 25, 2013, 03:50:35 pm »
i do like the glowing buttons and joystick, that turned out really good.
cheers mate,there a bit bright tho i might change the leds to dim-able ones

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« Reply #30 on: April 25, 2013, 03:58:10 pm »
cheers mate i haven't got the product key i lost it :( its a legit disc i brought years ago tho when installing i rang ms and went through the automated service to get a new key and it said my product was a counterfeit!! when i had the real disc in front of me! that i paid for
i know after these 3 days its not even going to let me log on to windows im just kicking myself for losing the product key

What version is it and is the MOBO a prebuilt OEM product or one you purchased ? Does it still have the original product key entered on the system (thus the reason it is saying it is activated on the one screen) -- If yes then download the ffree version of Magical Jellybean Key finder - ( http://www.magicaljellybean.com/keyfinder/ ) run it and it will display the product key that is on the system currently so that you will have it ! Then once you have the key run through the linked fix above to reset and reactivate using that key. If it is an OEM MOBO see this article that shows how to reinstall and keep the OEM preactivated status working -- ( http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb457078.aspx ) or see this list of OEM keys ( http://www.galwayland.com/2010/03/windows-xp-oem-keys/ ) if you know what companies BIOS the MOBO has for the OEM key that should work if you have that companies MOBO from a system that came with XP preinstalled. )
its a old packard bell pc that had xp home oem installed on it its got the product key sticker on the case,but as i messed it up trying to sort out a mala booting issue, i thought what the hell clean install had a xp pro sp2 disc sitting there installed it rang to get a new key
which didn't happen did a registry work around which worked for 2 weeks
is it worth running magic jelly bean as i already no the original product key?
my brother in laws friend is a computer engineer and shes got me a xp home disc and unused product key,but id rather avoid having to install everything again as it runs perfectly

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« Reply #31 on: April 25, 2013, 03:59:11 pm »
that would be nice, even with RGB LEDs it would be cool, you could add a hidden color changer and amaze friends.

even something link this http://www.nzxt.com/new/products/case_accessories/hue with the NZXT LED cords. (not for the joystick/buttons, but for around edges.)
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« Reply #32 on: April 26, 2013, 12:55:59 am »
Cool LEDs mate

Right what to do next? went through everything to sort xp out nothing worked so put the disc in a installed it again and it must of replaced any missing files as I can get to the activation screen now so all I need is s legit xp pro key
I used magic jelly bean to find the key but when I entered it, it doesn't work?

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« Reply #33 on: April 26, 2013, 01:09:58 am »
Did you try using the Generic OEM SLP key for XP pro since it is an OEM based MOBO the generic key may work ( Listed here toward the bottom of the article - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System_Locked_Preinstallation )

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« Reply #34 on: April 26, 2013, 01:21:53 am »
yes mate tried that one,well tried them both i think ill try installing xp home disc when i get it today and see if it replaces xp pro? then try the key i've got written on my old case
gotta go to work now will see what happens tonight

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« Reply #35 on: April 27, 2013, 03:15:54 am »
Sorted! :) picked up discs and keys try'd the first xp pro key and it worked!
Now I can get on with finishing this off

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« Reply #36 on: April 27, 2013, 06:28:57 pm »
got a bit done today made a perspex bezel,got my tinted glass cut down,re did my cp so that the button holes were closer together routed out underneath so the joystick was a little longer,fablon'd a few pieces,cut perspex for marquee
any one any good with wiring? i got my pc power switch board just dangling in the back at the mo I'd rather cut into the existing wires and have a power button on top of the cab,than have it mounted where it is and have a button physically push the button on
the button is the little white square in the pics








you can see the difference in button hole spacing



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« Reply #37 on: April 28, 2013, 07:30:23 am »
Would anyone like to donate 42cm of black 1 inch t-molding? As I need a bit to trim my cp and can't seem to find any in the uk? And only 20ft coils from the states
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« Reply #38 on: April 28, 2013, 08:17:51 am »
I found some on t-molding.com came to $2 but with $52 shipping! Lol

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Re: Ross' 13 week arcade cab project(now has a name"hidden treasures")
« Reply #40 on: April 30, 2013, 05:19:58 pm »
http://forum.arcadecontrols.com/index.php/topic,104114.0.html ?

thanks for the link mate but i just ordered it from t-molding.com it adjusts shipping after you checkout so came to $7 :)

i re-cut my CP so that the buttons were closer together also cut my plexi and put my artwork on ,i made a frame out of scrap wood laid my plexi in it then my CP on top ,took the drill bit out of my hole saw and went for it came out really good,but I'm going to take some more plexi down to where i got my glass cut (as one edge is a little jagged from me sawing it) and get them to cut 2 pieces out(1 as a spare)
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Re: Ross' 13 week arcade cab project(now has a name"hidden treasures")
« Reply #41 on: May 02, 2013, 03:40:31 pm »
got the marquee mounted and lit :) also wired up the coin door light( it doesn't look that washed out,i just cant get a good pic) also the retainers are going to be painted black,i was going to leave them white to match the t-molding but it just look weird
i still need help on this switch please? i just want to wire in a power button but what wires do i use? i don't want to just cut them and try putting them together just in case i mess something up i know there's 4 going to the old PC switch but that's about it :/






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« Reply #42 on: May 13, 2013, 05:48:41 pm »
been a really busy week,but not on this project only got 5 days left made a bit of progress but gonna make sure this is done by Saturday night ready for my sons birthday on Sunday  ;D

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« Reply #43 on: May 14, 2013, 01:39:41 am »
Your a great dad  :applaud:

Looking very sharp  :cheers:

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« Reply #44 on: May 14, 2013, 09:20:56 am »
I like it but those buttons are super bright.  Not sure if that's because of the pictures or if they are that way overall.  Either way good build!

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« Reply #45 on: May 14, 2013, 01:17:41 pm »

Well I have never seen a PC with a power button on a separate card like that. Usually there are separate pins going to the MB, and you can just splice in any momentary switch to that. If those wires connect to the MB, you could take a knife or a screwdriver and try bridging different pins to see which two are the power. Usually its labled though. The other thing you can do is make a switch at the powersupply itself. Most powersupplys you can rig to always power on by shorting the green to one of the black wires. I did this for my 60in1 as I always seem to have PC power supplies laying around. Just make sure the pin outs are correct as some PC manufactures use a different colored wire other than green.

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got the marquee mounted and lit :) also wired up the coin door light( it doesn't look that washed out,i just cant get a good pic) also the retainers are going to be painted black,i was going to leave them white to match the t-molding but it just look weird
i still need help on this switch please? i just want to wire in a power button but what wires do i use? i don't want to just cut them and try putting them together just in case i mess something up i know there's 4 going to the old PC switch but that's about it :/







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Re: Ross' 13 week arcade cab project(now has a name"hidden treasures")
« Reply #46 on: May 15, 2013, 08:01:29 am »
Your a great dad  :applaud:

Looking very sharp  :cheers:
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« Reply #47 on: May 15, 2013, 08:05:04 am »
I like it but those buttons are super bright.  Not sure if that's because of the pictures or if they are that way overall.  Either way good build!
Thanks,They are a bit bright I think I'm going to fit a switch to turn them on/off
And when I've got some more time make some custom illuminated buttons that aren't as bright

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Thanks Orion
But I sorted it the other night a bit of guess work I cut the black and white wires connected it to a microswitch and it worked first time! A good bit of luck :)
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Re: Ross' 13 week arcade cab project(now has a name"hidden treasures")
« Reply #49 on: May 19, 2013, 04:16:19 pm »
Just managed to get everything sorted in time,finished at 1 in the morning,a few tweaks left to do but that's expected on any project our son Alex was really excited but i still think he's a bit young but it wont be long before he beats my scores




















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cheers mate
I'm having a loads of problems with using mala jukebox just want it simple one gamelist of about 70 games move the joystick to the right flips to jukebox list had it working for 5 mins now it doesn't???? it just freezes up on songs and wont start playing??? tried it on my laptop and another PC and have the same problem looked on the mala section but not much help?????

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A quick pic of our son Alex showing his little brother Adam what to do on a game  :)

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Will start a build thread in the new year


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Wow! Hadn't seen your build. Very cool!

I'm about to build a mini pacman myself. How high is yours?

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Thanks mate
It's 120cm at the highest point,this way you can get both the sides out of 1 sheet of mdf
Good luck with your build


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If you want the full measurements I'll get them for you,I'd say it's the perfect size,I can still play it comfortably sitting on a stool and I'm 6'2"


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Bringing this thread back from the dead!
Cabs been working fine these last 4 years,until 2 weeks ago
Hard drive failure I think? Well tried everything but got it up and running again then it crashed again,try's everything wasted about 40hrs in total
So now I'm using my laptop
Got everything on there
But got a problem I'm using a mini pac encoder nothing has been changed but when I plug it in button number 5(1p coin) is stuck on??? Even after disconnecting coin door micro switch and hidden credit button micro switch it's still doing it???
Any ideas? Of what else to try
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Nice lil mini cab! I am a fan of these builds. In regards to one button staying on... are you sure you don't have a short somewhere? Granted its probably a USB thing (which I am clueless about), but in any other cab I would look for a short... That would be my first guess.

  
 

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