Introduction: HOW TO MAKE THE ULTIMATE ARCADE BARTOP!

Here is Part one of my New Series: HOW TO BUILD THE ULTIMATE ARCADE MACHINE! In this part we are focussing on a easy to make high quality Bartop. This means it can go in anyone's home and is very simple for us to start off on.

We will be updating this in the future adding more extras and upgrading. But for now, this is the minimum of what you want to be looking at.

HERE IS THE KIT I AM USING IN THIS PART: CONTACT RICH FOR 10% OFF BY SAYING MY NAME! https://www.facebook.com/Richs-Bartop-Arcades-339050949489263/?fref=ts

Parts lists for everything I used down the bottom!

Complete cabinet builds from start to finish with all links, tips, guides and where to get them from, including links and downloads!

Complete programing and software guides. Tech and wiring, control setups, where to buy and who to avoid. Making this the go to source of information on all the parts you need and where to get them.

If anyone has any bad experiences from sellers or from parts, let me know. Lets not just show who and where to buy, but who and what to avoid. There are lots of great laces out there, but as always, people trying to make quick bucks selling tat!

These arcade builds will be split into logical builds, parts, features and systems. If you would like something featured, please PM me and lets see if it will suit the builders. If anyone has any requests for this type of series or are struggling on something, let me know in the comments.

I want to cover all the things you want or need, so if you have any ideas LET ME KNOW!

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BARTOP ARCADE ISELF WITH EXTRAS: https://www.facebook.com/Richs-Bartop-Arcades-339050949489263/?fref=ts 10% OFF EVERYTHING WHEN YOU SAY MY NAME! Use this link for: - Bartop Parts - Plexi Glass and Marquee - Artwork for cab. Templates and Custom in Price! Cheaper with discount or MDF Option!

SPEAKERS: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00JRW0M32/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

MONITOR: Sourced from E-Bay. You want a DELL 1908FE 19" Monitor 4:3 (Cost me £7.50 for used battered one)

SCREWS FOR MONITOR: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00DY296HY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

HINGES: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B012TCIDPK/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

PVC TRIM: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00DPKWKYG/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 You need 2 of these to do Marquee and the Monitor Section

I will be adding more parts here for the future parts to this a I find a reliable seller who can ship worldwide. However included in the £300 is the control set I am using, its the :

Xin-Mo board with 2x Zippy sticks and 19 buttons.

Keep tabs on this for future if you want to follow the same setup as we start setting all this up!

Also in Future: Pi3 PC Build More Cabs More Art More guides and more fun!

LET ME KNOW IF YOU WANT YOUR PRODUCTS FEATURED!!!

CREDITS:

MUSIC: Ocean Robocop 3 Remix OC REMIX Sega CD OST music Ocean Robocop Remix (Sorry I stail cant find the maker of the Tune)

GAMEPLAY: Various Arcade titles SFVIntro Trailer at start

MENTIONS: Rich @ Rich's Bartop Arcade for kicking this series off with one of his builds! Drunken Punk 800 (For being a great help!) https://www.youtube.com/user/JoeyDrunko RocketLauncher Team HyperSpin Team LaunchBox Team RetroFE Team GameEX Team

Please, if I missed anyone who would like to be part of the credits, please let me know and I will add. I do not take credit for much of the gameplay used in this video and would not like to miss anyones credit due to the 3rd party usage here on YT!

Comments

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MichaelL450 (author)2016-07-08

Great video thank you, can not wait for the next.. i am so going to build this.

Can you link where you got,

The monitor bezel

Modesty blocks and screws

Where can i view / get skins for the Bar Top?

Thanks

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snowy1998 (author)2016-07-06

Which bartop arcade? he has like a dozen different ones

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