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- Free Classic Arcade Games! (MAME™ Alternatives)
Free Classic Arcade Games! We have also compiled the best free online playable and downloadable games with pages dedicated to each control type. The X-Arcade Tankstick™ can play all of them! X-Arcade™ Trackball Games Play Free Arcade Classics Right In Your Web Browser Tons of arcade ...
- How do I open the X-Arcade™?
The X-Arcade™ was made to be user serviceable, just like a real arcade. It does not void the Lifetime Warranty to open it. To open the X-Arcade™: First disconnect the X-Arcade™ from any systems, and remove the serial cable. Next turn the X-Arcade™ over on your ...
- How can I make the X-Arcade™ joystick more or less sensitive?
If a joystick is sticking in one direction, you have trouble hitting diagonals, or you would just like to make your joystick more sensitive to movements for a fighting game, adjusting the microswitch sensitivity is your answer. A good way to test if a microswitch direction is sticking because i ...
- How do I change the X-Arcade™ from 8-way to 4-way mode?
If you are playing a game like Pac-Man™ or Donkey Kong™ and find that the joystick gets stuck when changing directions, this is because these original arcade games used 4-way restricted joysticks, while the X-Arcade™ is set to 8-way mode by default. You can solve this with the ...
- X-Arcade™ Programming Guide
The X-Arcade™ was designed to be used with a variety of games and emulators, and will work with virtually any game or emulator on your PC in the default Mode1 without programming. Always try first to change the control settings in the emu/game rather than programming so you don't have to ...
- The trackball moves erratically, sticks, or does not work...what can I do? Opening & Cleaning the Trackball.
If your trackball is having connection issues or button issues, open the bottom of your controller and make sure none of the spare trackball cables are touching each other or anything else inside. You can tape them up if needed. NOTE: All trackballs will veer left when thrown forward, this is n ...
- Connect A Coin Door for X-Arcade™
The X-Arcade™ Coin Door works with any X-Arcade product! The coin door manual shows how to connect the coin door to any X-Arcade controller. Here is a guide for using any other coin door with the X-Arcade™
- Marquees, Side Art, Overlays, etc.
X-Arcade Machine Custom Artwork Kit Files can be saved as a Photoshop (.psd), Illustrator (.ai), layered .pdf (ready for print, high quality), flat .pdf without template on with bleed, or .eps without template visible with bleed. RGB is the color mode we print in and will give you the best color ...
- How can I make the X-Arcade™ Trackball more or less sensitive on my PC?
Go to the "Mouse" section of your Control Panel in Windows™, under the "Pointer Options" tab adjust the "Select Pointer Speed" bar to faster for more sensitive movement, less for slower movement. This menu may be slightly different if you have 3rd party mouse software installed. Remember ...
- How do I use the X-Arcade™ with a USB or wireless keyboard?
USB Connection: The X-Arcade™ comes with both USB and PS/2 connection options, it is recommended to use the USB connection if you have a wireless or USB keyboard. Connected this way you do not need to have a keyboard plugged into the X-Arcade™ to use it. NOTE: You do need to have a ...
- Arcade Cabinet Repairs
If you damage your arcade product, don't dispair, it can be repaired to nearly new condition! Our arcade cabinets are made using black melamine. If you have a scratch you can fix it with an ebony/black furniture marker. These can be purchased at any local hardware store. If the wood is chipped ...
- MAME™ Help
- How to play ANY emulator, game, or other program with the X-Arcade.
On a PC or Mac™, the buttons and joysticks are assigned to keyboard and mouse keys, think of the X-Arcade™ as an integrated keyboard (and if you have a trackball, it just acts like a mouse). When you press a button on the X-Arcade™ your computer thinks you are pressing a key on ...
- How can I easily switch between 2 or more game consoles?
For the X-Arcade Controllers: You can purchase a DB9 Serial Switchbox and some extra serial cables to easily switch between one or more game consoles. Simply connect one serial cable between the IN port of the Switchbox and the X-Arcade™, and the other cables between the OUT ports and the ...
- How do I replace a microswitch?
To replace a microswitch: Open the X-Arcade™ as instructed. PIC: Pull back the tallest plastic part holding the button in place. PIC: Lift the front part of the microswitch back. PIC: Remove the microswitch. PIC: To remove the the wires from the switch, use your fingers or pliers if n ...
- How can I disable 'Sticky Keys' and 'Filter Keys'?
The 'Sticky Keys' shortcut is activated by hitting the Shift key on your keyboard or button 4 on the X-Arcade 5 times. The 'Filter Keys' shortcut is activated by holding the Shift key on your keyboard or button 4 on the X-Arcade for 8 seconds. To disable them: Hit the Shift key 5 times to acti ...
- How do I replace the PCB board and/or cable in the X-Arcade™?
Before you begin, first use the instructions here to open the X-Arcade™ controller. PCB and PCB-Cable replacement procedure: PCB-Cable replacement procedure: Open the X-Arcade. Remove the PCB-Cable's two white molex connectors from the PCB by simply pulling them off carefully. Pull th ...
- How can I use more than one X-Arcade™ (4-player) at a time on my PC or game console?
PC/MAC: You can plug in up to 2 X-Arcade™ dual controllers or 4 X-Arcade™ Solo 1-Player controllers on your PC or Mac.You can connect all of them into USB ports, or plug one X-Arcade™ into the PS/2 port and any others into USB ports. You cannot plug one X-Arcade™ into an ...
- Use X-Arcade™ as a Windows Joystick/Gamepad Controller
Method 1: VJoy Virtual Joystick Driver can create virtual joysticks in Windows, and comes with a tool which allows you to map keystrokes to the virtual joysticks axes and buttons. Our custom ini will map the X-Arcade to the same buttons layout as a Xbox 360 controller in Windows. This means tha ...
- Mount an X-Arcade Controller to a Cabinet
Many people ask us how they can mount their X-Arcade controller to a home-made cabinet. But the X-Arcade controllers were not built with the sole purpose of mounting to cabinets in mind, and since it is a custom arcade cabinet, it is really up to the builder to decide. John St. Clair wrote a gre ...
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