Introduction: Mame Build

This was made awhile back so here is the build pictures I have.This is a two design the first is a simple control panel the second is with a small 20" lcd in a small cabinet.
1-3 picture is laying out the controls.
5-9 picture is cutting and drilling the holes for buttons & ball
10-15 picture is for putting on the shelf paper self sticking type and fixing the holes Plus stickers I made then I covered the hole thing with clear sheet of the same type as wood grain.
16-24 is with buttons and ball in place
25-30 is the wiring and stuff
29 & 30 is my mouse conversion to spinner works pretty good still have put the settings per game in mame
31-33 is the first complete working system with my son playing.
34 is my first marquee design
35-39 is my finished second design which is what it is today.



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jumpfroggy (author)2009-11-22

Where'd you get the hardware?  (buttons & joystick).  What was the approx cost?  Looks good...

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igotitmpm (author)jumpfroggy2009-11-23

I got ipac2 and the optipac and the Happ 3" trackball at Ultimarc. the buttons and the 3  joysticks (the trigger one is just a joystick that hacked the handle) at Starburst coin machine in Canada. total about cost about $350 the ball was high cost.I also bought the spintrak at ultimarc but could not get it to work with the optipac, so I converted a mouse to use as a spinner.
http://www.ultimarc.com/index.html
http://www.starburstcoin.com/main.php   click on the parts section.

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jumpfroggy (author)igotitmpm2009-11-23

Thanks so much, both of those sites were great.  I've seen some other arcade supplier sites, but the buttons at Ultimarc look a lot nicer than most I've seen.

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