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  • Yeah, I'm also on team "if it works, leave it alone". You could have thousands of hours of operation left in any working component. That's a lot in home use. Sure if it's losing focus, then absolutely, replace it. However, if it's working fine, then let it be. Quote from acblunden2: “He has probably fixed more K7000's than you and I together. ” I haven't. I have mostly Japanese cabs.

  • You're right, it sounds like a hold issue. Just remove the glue and turn the pot. The glue is just there to keep the pot set to a general setting that will work with most games (but not all).

  • Glorious Irem M72 multi

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    I have exactly seven of them right on my desktop. He can PM me.

  • It's on the electronics repair shop 100%. If you don't know what you're doing (like CRT work), then you decline doing the work. Fuck that shop. I agree, he got ahead of himself. The problem is when you're new to this hobby you take everything as gospel. Post 14 is where he was recommended getting a new flyback. No idea why, he had a perfectly working one on his monitor. Post 36 is where he's told his monitor "is believed to be a K7000A". People pick up on these things. He had bought something re…

  • Quote from acblunden2: “That isn't the fault of the electronics repair shop. ” If they didn't test the chassis, it sure as hell is. No decent repair shop would do any repairs to a chassis and not test if it works afterwards. @hoagtech, ask them if they tested it.

  • Nanao MS-2931

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    Quote from Kravex: “And in Portugal you don't have to pay customs duty if the price is under 20€ (shipping included) which was not the case. ” You're confusing duty with VAT. Duty is not paid on anything under 150 euros. ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/…-a-noneu-union-country_en "Customs Duty is not due for goods, provided directly to the buyer when their value does not exceed 150 euros." Technically you should only be paying for VAT. I have heard that in some EU countries customs charge a fee for…

  • Nanao MS-2931

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    Quote from Kravex: “I'll explain with my personal experience, i was able to purchase a flyback directly from a tao bao agent, the flyback costed ~36$ + 41$ shipping costs, because i live in europe i had to pay customs and other fees, in the end the flyback costed me around 140€. ” How the hell did it cost 140 euros? $36 + $41 = $77 or 69 euros Portugal VAT is 23%, so tax is additional 16 euros. 69 euros + 16 euros = 85 euros. That's it. There are no "other fees" in EU. You don't even hate to pay…

  • What @acblunden2 said. Turn the voltage pot on the flyback to get a visible raster on screen. Then we can troubleshoot it further if necessary.

  • That's fucking hilarious. The seller I bought mine from mostly sells health & beauty products and jewelry. I wonder what I'll get it!

  • Capcom Q-Sound amp help?

    nem - - General Arcade Tech Help

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    Interesting, thanks. I guess I'll just have to find myself a QSound amp then!

  • Capcom Q-Sound amp help?

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    Quote from wuemura: “It is not "just" an amp, the amp is the QSound decoder. ” What part of the amp is doing the decoding? Does it have some bespoke chips on it?

  • Capcom Q-Sound amp help?

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    Quote from wuemura: “To my surprise people trash the Capcom amp away to replace it with something else, they don't have a clue that this amp is the most important piece for CPS2 QSound system, crazy!!! lol ” So what makes the Capcom amp special? I thought we already agreed it's just an amp.

  • Quote from Dache: “Edit: Actually, it looks like LV just have modified PS4's in cabinets according to that page. ” Haha, so it is. Nevermind then!

  • @Dache, it wasn't Las Vegas Arcade Soho, was it? Because if it was, they probably have some deal with Namco. They also run other games that aren't officially supported in Europe. lasvegasarcadesoho.co.uk/games-machines/

  • Astro City monitor squealing

    nem - - Monitor Help

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    Different noises seem to come and go on my cabs. The flyback, coils, the deflection yoke, they can all whine / squeal. Honestly, if there's no smoke, I wouldn't worry about it. Turn up the volume on the cab, or wire in a high to low converter and connect a set of headphones if it really bothers you.

  • I don't see any reason why it couldn't run, maybe even have FF for the steering wheel with little effort. You have two sets of pedals, you could map the shifter to the paddles behind the wheel like on F355, it doesn't matter if the wheel tilts up and down. The big problem is that the turn radius of the wheel is completely wrong for Initial D. F-Zero is like 200 degrees (just over a quarter turn from center to left / right), Initial D on the other hand is 900 degrees. It would control terribly. P…

  • ATAPI/IDE ODE Testing

    nem - - System 246/256

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    Cura is the printer slicing program. The model file is sliced into layers and printed a layer at a time. The blue model pic in your post shows what's supposed to be printed after the bottom base is done, and that layer is missing one of the sides that holds the ODE in place. I guess Cura just decides to auto fill it and whatever slicing software 3D Hubs uses doesn't.

  • Nanao MS-2931

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    Yaton's also there.

  • Nanao MS-2931

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    Quote from gitanes: “Is the repair center in Guangzhou Panyu district? :)” Hopefully not.

  • Quote from hoagtech: “12v = 10.46V??” 12V runs the fan in the PSU, so that could be the reason why it's running erratically. For jamma boards, 10.46V is fine. As said before 12V usually just powers the audio amplifiers and those are usually designed to run on anything between 8-16 volts. Most likely a recap will bring your 12V up to spec. Quote from hoagtech: “Yes but my monitor is at electronic repair getting a recap and hopefully flyback. I cannot give it a full load yet without it. I did have…