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  1. questionTest Your X-Arcade™ First! - Online Test Utility Program
    We have created the X-Arcade™ Test Utility Program to test the buttons and directions on the X-Arcade™ (microswitches), proper connection to the PC, as well as verifying that it is ready for MAME™. Even if you are having a problem on a game console, this test will help determi ...

  2. questionNo light, no response at all, or "Device Not Recognized" when you plug In the X-Arcade™?
    IMPORTANT: If the light on the top-right of the control panel is not illuminated, the joysticks and buttons will not work. No Special Drivers Are Required For X-Arcade! When you plug the X-Arcade™ into a USB port on a Windows, you should get a hardware plugged in sound. There are no specia ...

  3. questionButton or Joystick is sticking or not working? L@@K HERE!
    The first thing you want to do is test the X-Arcade™ using the X-Arcade™ Test Utility program. This program can be run on a PC only, but should still be your first step to solving any problems. Download X-Arcade™ Test Utility Program If all of the buttons and joystick direc ...

  4. questionHow 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 ...

  5. questionHow 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 ...

  6. questionWhy doesn't my joystick control my character in my game on my game console?
    Handheld gamepads for newer game consoles feature both digital and analog controlling devices. Most games use the D-pad and/or left thumbstick to operate a game. The X-Arcade™ supports only one digital joystick per player, therefore a mode change needs to be made to select whether this jo ...

  7. questionHow 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 ...

  8. questionI have a loose connection somewhere or get no light, how can I fix it?
    Tripping over the wires, or dropping any product can cause a connection to go bad. If you feel that you have a connection issue, you next want to determine if it caused by one of the following: the console or PC Cable the PCB-Cable (USB models only) game console X-Adapter the X-Arcade controll ...

  9. questionX-Arcade™ Installation Guide
    The X-Arcade™ was built with internal electronics to be compatible with the major past, present and FUTURE game systems. as well as any PC with no special drivers required. Once you own the X-Arcade™controller, you will never need to buy another arcade joystick again! Use it for lif ...

  10. questionAdvanced BYO Kit installation diagram with wiring schematic.
    X-Arcade™ BYO Kit Advanced Installation Diagram Click to Download Wiring pinout for Mode switch and PCB-Cable. Old Serial-PS/2 Cable Pinout Here Trackball wiring: The Trackball assembly may look complicated because it has many wires and connectors coming out of it, but there actual ...