Mame Build

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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    3 Discussions


    10 years ago on Introduction

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


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    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.   click on the parts section.


    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    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.