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System Specification for Taitorama

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






- Sanwa Ball-top joysticks JLW-TM-8 (2 pcs)
- Black Happ pushbuttons with cherry microswitches (20 pcs)
- Ultimarc MINI-PAC PS2 model with a PS2-USB converter with harness. I recommend buying the USB model instead, since the PS2 connectivity is a dying breed, but you can also buy a PS2-USB adaptor. Works just the same.
- 2 mm laser cut iron plate and plexi cover.


- 20" Mirai, 4:3 TFT 8ms, - Native 1400x1050 - VESA mount 100x100

Sound system:

- Creative I-Trigue 3200 Subwoofer - 29 watt RMS
- Sony Xplod 2 x 5 1/4 carspeakers
- Logitech Z-2300, 200 Watt RMS, THX

I have actually mounted two subwoofers in the cabinet. The Creative for the Sony Xplod carspeakers and the beefier Logitech for my home speakers. In that way I can choose only to play on my home speakers or both and finetune the volume for both. The arcade is a perfect jukebox system with the freeware program SK Jukebox. It works flawlessly with the pushbuttons and joysticks and is a hit at any party I have held. People quickly figure out the jukebox controls and can choose their own music. I really prefer the jukebox compared to any multimedia system on the TV, since the TV is more or less a partystopper when turned on.

System specs:

MSI WindBox DE200 EU

1.66 ghz intel dual core atom c330
ATi Mobility Radeon HD4330 256 MB
7.1 HD Soundcard
320 GB HD 3 1/2" SATA2
Intel 945GC Express
65 Watt PSU (Yes only 65 watts!)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium DK

I initially bought a celeron based system, but I got a pretty sweet deal on a MSI Windbox DE 200 EU mediacenter, which is a good match to the jukebox. It is silent, has VERY low power consumption and has both VGA and HDMI support and a relatively big harddisk at 320GB. Awesome for an arcade


- Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium DK
- Maximus Arcade front-end and SK Jukebox for jukebox


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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 ]