- Sanwa Ball-top joysticks JLW-TM-8 (2 pcs)
- Happ pushbuttons with cherry microswitches (20 pcs)
- X-Arcade Encoder PCB - PS/2
- 2 mm laser cut stainless steel and plexi cover.
I recommend the Sanwa Ball-tops. They just have the right
arcade feel. The quality is superb and they look awesome. The
X-arcade encoder isn't the best way to go, but I had a X-arcade
controller, so why not use the parts for the new controlpanel. I
recommend the MINI-PAC or an I-PAC instead.
19" Black Neovo TFT 4ms
- Native 1280x1024 - VESA mount 100x100
Actually I am very satisfied with this monitor. Running in
800x600 and 640x480, it has just the right smooth look to it,
almost like a real arcade-monitor. I think this is a better solution
than a CRT computer monitor, because it would be too sharp in
all resolutions. On top of that, my cabinet has been designed to
be very narrow in depth, but still it has the right arcade feel and
look. That was the point in designing it anyways.
Creative I-Trigue 3330 Subwoofer - 29 watt RMS
2 x 4" Pioneer Neodym/kevlar speakers
The sound system makes it a perfect jukebox. Maybe I will put
a more powerfull subwoofer in the cabinet at some point.
2,4 Ghz Celeron-m (conroe)
1024 MB DDR2
80 GB HD SATA2 - rubber noise-damped.
Asrock 1333-D667 GMA950 DDR2
400 Watt PSU with a 12 db fan from Noiseblocker
Linksys PCI Wi-fi
This was some of the least
expensive components I could find, and it is still a very fast system
for MAME and other emulators. I use a
onboard gfx (GMA950). It also has a very low power usage and it doesn't
produce much heat.
- Windows XP
- Maximus Arcade
front-end and GameEX
- Volume Tray (controlling volume with pushbuttons)
I am very happy with the Maximus Arcade front-end. It is easy for
noobs to configure and has very advanced features too. Looks
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