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TLDR: what's the best/normal way to power a Type X (or any arcade hardware) in a new net city?

I've got a Type X hooked up to a New Net City, but I'm not sure the proper way to power it. Currently I simply have the net city and Type X plugged into separate outlets, but I'd like to just have one cord and be able to turn on both the net city and the type x with the switch on the back of the net city.

There's a ungrounded power out on the back of the net city, and it came with this chord with a wire for the ground
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I'm I correct in assuming that plugging this in to the power on the back of the net city and using it to power the type x is the normal to do it? And for the ground wire there's a specific bolt thingy next to the power out on the net city that has a ground label, but the wire fork is too small to fit on it. Should I just bend the fork to fit, or could I just attach the ground wire to any metal screw on the case?
 

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The problem with the outlet at the back is that it will be on even though the switch at the back is turned off.

Personally, I solved this by adding an extra outlet to the inside. There's an unused 4-pin AMP UP connector that you can use for this.

Should I just bend the fork to fit, or could I just attach the ground wire to any metal screw on the case?

I just bend the forks, but putting it under a screw is fine too.
 

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Extra outlet on the inside is definitley the 'clean' solution. Personally I run all my cabs on individual 100v step downs. I use the power switch on the stepdown as the power switch for the cab. For systems that can run on 100v like a ringedge, I plug a power spliiter into the stepdown and plug both the cab and motherboard into it. That way the stepdown power switch controls both the cab and mobo. Not as clean as adding an internal outlet but it works; Alternately you can use a power strip and use the switch on that.
 
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