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  1. BuddyC

    Loud thump sound when I turn on my NNC. Any tips for fixing?

    I got 2 New Net City’s at home. Both work excellent and are identical as far as speakers, Sega amp, original wiring etc etc. One is quite silent when I power on, the other one makes a loud THUMP sound. Just like turning on a old guitar/bass amp. Not a big issue since everything is working as it...
  2. BuddyC

    Replacement speakers for Mario Kart GP 2 cab

    Hi! I am currently working on refurbishing a pretty run down Mario Kart GP 2. Speakers are FUBAR, but I could not find any suitable replacements With my google-fu. Anybody got a good suggestion for a good replacement?
  3. BuddyC

    I've never plugged in a JAMMA harness backwards...Until now….

    I got a Data East - Dunk Dream 95 today in very nice condition, but showed some jailbars and graphics issues on first boot. Opened up the PCB, cleaned everything and reseated the eproms. These Data East PCBs are two stack and both sides are component sides, solder side on the inside. Since I...
  4. BuddyC

    Solved: Nanao MS9-29A or MS9-29SU cap values

    Hi! I got a MS9-29T in my Capcom Impress cab. Everything working ok, but I get some interference that could be cap related. After reading Mike Moffitt’s great guide to MS9 (http://mikejmoffitt.com/pages/ms9-hax/) this looked like it could be worth a shot: “What does set this model apart - and...
  5. BuddyC

    Today I worked on lots o’ cabs!

    Due to that ongoing pandemic that never ends, my favorite arcade bar in Oslo has been closed since November last year. The owner, who is also a good friend decided to use this lockdown to renew, polish, fix and generally make it the best version of his arcade. When Oslo finally opens up, every...
  6. BuddyC

    Service manual for Rhythm Tengoku arcade

    Anybody got a PDF of the service manual for Rhythm Tengoku? Fingers crossed!
  7. BuddyC

    How to measure B+ on a Toshiba PD2367 chassis

    Howdy! Just did a recap on a Tosh PD2367 chassis in my NNC and would like to measure B+ as safe as possible. Got the equipment and experience to measure, but unsure on where to place the probes for the multimeter. Please school me!
  8. BuddyC

    New Net City monitor dead after recap... Help!

    My NNC monitor (Toshiba PD2367 chassis) had started to get some white lines on to off the screen after I turned the cab on. All lines disappeard after two minutes, but it was clear that something was not working right. Was recommended that I replaced the small caps around the vertical section...
  9. BuddyC

    Safe to use higher voltage cap? NNC monitor maintenance.

    Hi! I need to do some maintenance on the vertical deflection on a PD1843 chassis. Would it be safe to replace a 33uf 16V cap with a 33uf 63V cap? same uf, but higher voltage. Safe or stupid?
  10. BuddyC

    Taito X2 case fan - Intake or exhaust?

    Been enjoying Crimson Clover on my NNC the last couple of days, but my X2 gets kind off hot, pretty fast when in my cab. The cab itself has a intake fan, but looks like it’s not enough to keep things cool. Could just remove the service door, but it’s nice to have it locked away from curious 4...
  11. BuddyC

    Need help to ID chassis

    Hi! Found someone in Norway who actually has some arcade parts for sale! Very rare.... sadly... Does anybody know what kind of chassis used with these 2 monitors? Seller did not know what kind of screens these are, but said they where used in some raw thrills cab and are from 2006. Looking to...
  12. BuddyC

    WTB: Deathsmiles PCB (Trade for Ibara and some cash?)

    Looking for a clean, good working Deathsmiles PCB. Also got a clean Ibara PCB if a trade plus some cash for your Deathsmiles is a more interesting deal Ibara comes with homemade shockbox. Open to offers!
  13. BuddyC

    Wiring in a momentary action switch for degauss- MS9 chassis

    Hi! After a lot of work, my Capcom Impress lives again after I got a sweet Nanao MS9 29A chassis installed. Everything works like a treat, but since the old Hitachi GML chassis had auto-degauss, I need to install a momentary action switch for degaussing. Capcom Impress did not ha a degauss...
  14. BuddyC

    Toshiba PD1843 chassis - Is this thing safe to turn on? (I doubt it...)

    So...... I finally got my backup Toshiba PD1843 chassis today from Yaton 2.0 (scarlet-1661 on ebay) Well packed, but damn..... Not sure if this is safe to hook up and try even though it is sold as “good working”.... Try to reflow and repair or just ask the seller for a refund? Feel free to chip in!
  15. BuddyC

    Possible issue with Capcom Impress chassis

    Hi! Monitor padawan need help from the monitor Jedis! Got a nice Capcom Impress last week that cleaned up real nice! Gorgeous burn free tube by Toshiba was the cherry on top, but the chassis has got me slightly worried. First of all. Everything works and PSU supply’s a steady 5v, 12v and...
  16. BuddyC

    WTB - Midway 2 On 2 Open Ice Challenge and WWF Wrestlemania

    Looking for both 2 On 2 Open Ice Challenge and WWF Wrestlemania (Midway Wolf unit) Conversions are ok as long as they play good and don’t have annoying CMOS errors. Let me know if you can hook me up! Thanks! <3
  17. BuddyC

    Toshiba PF D29C051 Tube swap possible?

    Calling all monitor gurus! I got a New Net City with at Toshiba PF D29C051 tube and Toshiba PD1843 chassis. All in all the screen looks great, but has some annoying credit burn inn... Only viewable on a white screen, but still annoying as fuck... I can get a hold of a totally burn free tube...
  18. BuddyC

    Mortal Kombat 4 - Input issue (Fixed)

    Calling all Midway experts! Got a weird issue with my MK4 PCB (Revision 3) All tests show up green. Picture is stable and everything runs great except button 1 won’t register. Not in test mode and not in the game. All other buttons work great. Zero issues except for button 1 that does not work...
  19. BuddyC

    Sega New Net City with vertical collapse

    Hi all! Got my NNC today, but the bastard got a full vertical collapse going on..... fuck... Chassis is a Toshiba PD1843 thats dirty ass hell and the tube is a Toshiba D29051. Will try to do a full recap, but does anybody know where the vertical IC is? Any other fault to look out for? Any...
  20. BuddyC

    NVS 4000 PSU repair - 5V drops over time

    Hi all and happy new year! I got a NVS 4000 PSU for use in my Astro cab since it got stereo amp and is generally regarded as a kick ass PSU. Everything works, sound, powers everything on etc etc, but the 5v drops over time. Running for example my CPS2 multi works fine and 5v reads 5,03V when I...
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