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1  General Chat / Arcade Lifestyle / Re: Mini Roadtrip - Exidy Crossbow on: November 16, 2020, 11:12:44 PM
Awesome game.
So glad to see one in Europe Smiley
2  General Chat / Artwork / Re: Nintendo Space Firebird Maquee and CPO on: December 31, 2019, 02:49:57 PM
Marquee PDF file (from Etienne) is in your mailbox.
Happy new year!
3  General Chat / Artwork / Re: Nintendo Space Firebird Maquee and CPO on: December 01, 2019, 05:09:36 PM
fine by me, no problem, i never have any issues with sharing files.



Youre a life saver... I was going to give up on the project.  If you need any Nintendo part PLEASE contact me. 

FB Game Over restorations

I suppose you don't need dimensions but if ever... tell me and I will measure them for you.
4  General Chat / Artwork / Re: Nintendo Space Firebird Maquee and CPO on: November 25, 2019, 10:05:19 PM
no, im going to have the cabinet CNC ed.  I have the pcb and bezel.  Just need the CP and marquee... Im hoping to find someone to scan them out for me.

Etienne McGyver has vectorized the marquee some years ago.
Awesome work!!!
He gave his file to me for repro on a plexi panel.
Ask him if he is OK to share.
5  General Chat / Arcade Lifestyle / Re: Nintendo Space Firebird Upright : trying to revive a species long dead on: April 28, 2019, 10:50:42 PM
UPDATE

After years of doing nothing, slow thinking, finding schematics etc... I finlly managed to understand why the screen was oversaturated in blue and colors wrong.
A few months ago, I decided I needed to remove the monitor PCB from the cab to try a cap kit before going to more exteeme ways such as rejuvenation or replacement etc...

I managed to find low res schematics of the Sanyo 20-DZC (monitor in a box) in Arcarc Xmission Radarscope schematics.
I also managed to find another monitor PCB and found something weird.

On my PCB in the RGB driver section the IC201 and neighbouring holes were equipped with components while this section was bare on the other one...
IC201 (a TTL 7400 chip) is not even on the Radarscope schematics.

I decided to have my PCB mirror the other one and the schematics and did a full cap kit at the same time...

And voilà, when put back in place, the monitor provided nice and vibrant colors for Space Firebird...
After 5 years the game is complete and plays perfectly.
A gret learning experience for me.
Smiley
 
6  General Chat / 'Business' Area : Buy/Sell/Trade / Re: WTB: Pole position cockpit or similar on: February 07, 2019, 11:10:03 PM
You probably know... this one has been for sale on ebay.de for months...
Looks more or less complete.

https://www.ebay.de/itm/Pole-Position-Atari-selten-vollstandig-Arcade-Videospielautomat-sit-down-cockpit/273675859301?
7  General Chat / Galaxian Theater / Re: ## Road Trip ## GALAXIAN THEATER from NAMCO !!! on: January 05, 2019, 09:33:17 PM
Tough decision for sure.
And not uncommon if you consider the overall "art" world...
Most great collectors want their cherished colletors' item (paintings, statues, coins, unique camembert boxes etc...) to go to a museum because they feel the museum will properly take care of them, after their death most of the time Smiley
8  General Chat / Technical Area / Re: Old b&w french (Consolette) arcade monitor on: September 21, 2018, 11:19:49 PM
Ah these consolettes, they look so nice : one of my grails!!!
Were they made specifically  for UK, Germany or Netherlands?
I never seem to see some of them in France.

Good luck with your restoration. I look forward to seeing this unit work.
9  General Chat / 'Business' Area : Buy/Sell/Trade / Re: Anyone got a container coming over from the US? on: September 21, 2018, 11:17:39 PM
Happy to see there are people  continuing importing cabs to Europe!!! Smiley
10  General Chat / Arcade Lifestyle / Re: :: Je suis Circus Charlie :: RoadTrip to Paris! on: September 07, 2018, 11:16:32 PM
Looks like ur putting a melted chocolate cake on that cab  Grin

Or some peanut butter  Grin
Keep up the good work!!!
11  General Chat / Arcade Lifestyle / Re: Saddest arcade I have ever seen... on: April 04, 2018, 10:41:31 PM
Or start a Leetchi cagnotte to pay for a  few clean up hours?
12  General Chat / Arcade Lifestyle / Re: Nintendo Space Firebird Upright : trying to revive a species long dead on: April 04, 2018, 10:40:11 PM
Nope.
The blue is still there but I have the impression it may come from the PCB rather than the monitor.
(when I start the game with the PCB unplugged the screen is black)
I have two spare untested Space Firebirds boards and hope  one  of the two will work and prove me right.
But first, I need to get to my storage area, in a few weeks unfortunately.

13  General Chat / Arcade Lifestyle / Re: 1983 Cockpit Star Wars ^¨^ on: February 28, 2018, 10:03:40 PM
You sure are persevering in your projects  lol
14  General Chat / 'Business' Area : Buy/Sell/Trade / WTB : Harness for Sega Vic /Dual on: January 14, 2018, 08:06:34 AM
I recently managed to get a bunch of Sega Vic Dual PCB's and wanted to test them.
I know many people have converted their Sega cocktail to Jamma so if you have the original harness somewhere...
Smiley

Franzy
15  General Chat / Arcade Lifestyle / Re: Zaccaria Quasar restoration completed on: January 06, 2018, 08:39:49 AM
Awesome, thanks!!!
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