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Recroommasters Virtual Pinball
« on: February 26, 2019, 03:52:14 pm »
Greetings, i'm looking to do the Recroommasters DIY 40" virtual pinball cabinet. It's received pretty nice reviews and looks like a cost effective way to play all my favorite classic VP tables (i.e. VPX, Pinball FX3, Future Pinball, etc.). I'm just trying to figure out two things. 1. How many buttons I will need to add to the front panel and sides and 2. The cheapest/easiest way to light up (and remain lit) some admin buttons.

https://www.recroommasters.com/40-Virtual-Pinball-Machine-p/rm-xt-40-pin-cab.htm

For admin buttons I was thinking:
-Plunger
-Launch Button
-Coin
-Start
-View (to change views while playing FX3)
-Exit
-(three buttons on side .... 1 for flipper, 1 for nudge and 1 for magna save).
-Up arrow button and DOWN arrow button (to help me navigate easier through Pinball FX3 grid).
-Front nudge button???? Not sure if i'd really need this one??

I wonder if I am missing any button or if i'm doing too much. The DIY front panel only comes with cut outs for 3 buttons on front, the plunger and cutouts for 2 buttons on the side, so i'll obviously have to add a few with my drill.  The metal door takes up a lot of room on the front DIY panel so i'll have to work around it.

I was thinking of just using an IPAC2 and doing a microswitch plunger setup.  But not sure what the best way would be to light up admin buttons (to just remain lit).

Any feedback or suggestions is greatly appreciated.  Thanks

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Re: Recroommasters Virtual Pinball
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2019, 04:05:30 pm »
HOLY ---fudgesicle---.

$700 for an empty cab?
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Re: Recroommasters Virtual Pinball
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2019, 08:25:37 pm »
HOLY ---fudgesicle---.

$700 for an empty cab?
Am I crazy or is that like $200 worth of material?

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Re: Recroommasters Virtual Pinball
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2019, 02:30:46 pm »
Sheet, they don't even throw in the locking metal door (Mind you as it's not even a coin door no great loss)

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Re: Recroommasters Virtual Pinball
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2019, 06:14:27 pm »
Thanks for your feedback. If you can direct me to a cheaper and better DIY option, I am open. This is just the best/cheapest option that I could find for someone who doesn't have the skill set/tools or time to build their own from scratch.

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Re: Recroommasters Virtual Pinball
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2019, 06:25:13 pm »
i guess i didn't like the idea of having plexiglass . but it is a very affordable option
many struggled to get a 40" 4k tv in there too.