Initial Assembly

I used 2 2×4’s and a piece of oak as the bottom of the cabinet. The cabinet sides screw into the 2×4’s and the computer sits on the oak piece. There is also a 2×4 just underneath the control panel that the sides screw into. The control panel will also be screwed onto that 2×4. […]

Sides Cut

After 2 1/2 years of thinking about it, I finally bought three sheets of 3/4″ MDF. Armed with Lusid’s Revision 7 plans, I cut the cabinet sides with a circular saw, and used a jigsaw for the round cut. The most important part about cutting MDF is not to let the wood snap off when […]

Software

I am currently using a customized version of MAME 1.07 with MAMEWah v1.61 as a frontend.  I had to modify the MAME source code to convert upper case game names to lower case (MAMEWah v1.61 passes game names in uppper case but MAME 1.07 and above won’t run them).  I also got rid of the […]

Hardware

Computer Athlon XP 3200+ 2Gb PC3200 DDR XFX GeForce 6200 256Mb 64-bit GDDR2 AGP w/ s-video out (2) 80Gb SATA-150 RAID 0 borrowed 27″ TV Creative 340 SBS 2.1 speakers. They sound fine, but lack a remote volume control line so the volume knob has to stay exposed 🙁   Control Panel I-PAC2 from Ultimarc. […]