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Hack old school controller to work with MAME

http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Game-Pad-With-Tilt-accelerometer-Mouse/ Uses a Teensy chip + accelerometer. I don’t think I’ll need the accelerometer, but I wonder if one can hook up the N64 hat-stick outputs to the teensy… I think would be great for the SNES and N64 controllers.

By jason, ago
MAME

The MAME cabinet has been painted

Finally, I have painted the arcade machine (black) and got it back together. Here are some pics of the first black coat going on. Here are some pics of the arcade machine after the final topcoat went on. It took exactly 1 litre of black semi-gloss to do the two Read more…

By jason, ago
MAME

Art resources for DIY arcade machines

The second coat of black paint went on this afternoon. As things were moving along quite nicely I started thinking about the side art I wanted to get printed. I went to localarcade.com only to find they’ve been shutdown due to spam-related activities! Luckily google came to the rescue and Read more…

By jason, ago
MAME

Multiple LCD lightguns in MAME

It looks as if it’s possible to have multi-mouse and multi-keyboard support in MAME as of v0.117u1. This post on the wiki for arcadecontrols.com talks about the best ways to set up multiple light guns. Can’t wait to implement this as I have two LCD Topguns.

By jason, ago
MAME

MAME Update – The Top Is On

I had a big session in the garage the other day and managed to get the top mounted, with the top shelf and speaker shelf attached. I also managed to get a grill attached to the rear of the base to allow a little bit of air flow for the Read more…

By jason, ago