Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Building an Arcade Machine

Start with an old 4:3 monitor and Dell Optiplex for about $90

Case removed and programming the software!

Arcade joystick, buttons and an I-pac keyboard encoder

Speaker and amp
Assembling the cabinet - step 1!


Getting there...

Almost done!

Now just need lifted up...

Shell cab complete!

View of the back side

Wiring in the controls

Microswitched buttons/joysticks (unwired)
Wiring in the ipac keyboard encoder

Controls done

A sophisticated plan to mount the monitor :p
Monitor mounted

PC mounted to back door

Designed in Gimp and printed at the local copyshop :p

The finished article

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