Posts Tagged ‘arcade’

Reviving 80’s arcade, Super invaders

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Stian did restoration of 80's arcade. He wrote a post on his blog detailing the process: I did a visual inspection the board looking for shorts or burned out components, and replaced a few 100nF ceramic capacitors that literally had cracked and/or fallen off. I then examined the on-board power supply. It...

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DIY briefcase Arcade

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Travis Reynolds documented his DIY briefcase arcade build: This project came about in an odd way.  Where I work, we have an arcade club.  Basically, a group of guys get together and play old school video games.  The only problem is I am the only guy in the club that has an...

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