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System Specs
System Specification for econ - Emulator Console

Project Mame - Nanocade - VertiCade - WeeCade - Taitorama - econ




Cooling system:

Intake directly to the CPU cooler
past the hard disk on the way out.

The finished econ - Complete with real walnut veneer!







- Seimitsu LS-32 with 34 mm blue ball top
- Sanwa 30 mm OSBN-30 blue pushbuttons (6 pcs)
Seimitsu 24 mm PS-14-DN black pushbuttons (3 pcs)
- Ultimarc MiniPAC with harness
- E-limitator - 2/4/8 way electronic switch (testing it)

The LS-32 is the choosen because of the small dimensions and short throw. Unfortunately there isn't room for an UltraStik 360, because I wanted to make it as flat as possible to make it look better and play more comfortable. In addition to the encoder I am testing a E-limitator from to see if it is an alternative to the UltraStik. Who knows.


Made entirely from 5mm laser cut black acrylic sheet. Acrifix 116 is used for bonding the parts. See step by step for reference.

The cabinet will fit any mini-itx board and 2.5" hard disk and provide cooling for it.

 I recommend a mother board with HDMI.

System specs:

-Main board:
AMD Dual-Core Processor E-350
Integrated AMD Radeon HD 6310 - DX11
2 x 1024 MB DDR3-1333
64 GB SSD SATA6 - Crucial C300 RealSSD
Asrock E350M1 mini-itx ( 170x170 mm )
PicoPSU 80 watt + Generic 12 volt 60 watt external PSU
60 mm fan

The parts are picked out to be the least power consuming and thus generating the least amount of heat. I would recommend the new AMD Zacate / Fusion platform not. It's much better and faster than Atom. Takes op less space too.


- Windows 7 Starter edition x86
- Maximis Arcade with custom layout
- MAME 0.139




If some of the words are new to you, look them up in the Builders WiKi


If you decide to make your own MAME cabinet using my drawings, please feel free to make a donation,  as I'm trying to raise enough money to make a new up-right cabinet, that's hard to do as a student.


[ Copyright koenigs 2011 ]