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- Test 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™. This program should be your first step to solving problems. Requires Java&tra ...
- How can I make the X-Arcade™ joystick more or less sensitive?
If a joystick is sticking in one direction, or you would 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 it needs adjusted is to open our X-Arcade ...
- 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 ...
- Joystick Grinding or Squeaking When Moved
Find the grind: The X-Arcade™ was made to be user serviceable, just like a real arcade. It does not void the Lifetime Warranty to open it. First you will need to open the X-Arcade™. Once open, the first thing to look for that could be causing the grinding is the cone-shaped piece (sh ...
- Advanced 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 ...
- 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 can I play pinball games like Visual Pinball and Future Pinball with the X-Arcade?
The X-Arcade works brilliantly with Pinball Emulators due to the native Pinball Side Buttons on the X-Arcade. The Tankstick version has DUAL PINBALL BUTTONS. For the Tankstick: 2 of the buttons are native for mouse and many pinball games such as Visual Pinball that do not have native mouse butt ...
- Joystick Direction or Button 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 ...
- A Trackball direction is not working (ball only moves the cursor in one direction).
The Horizontal Disabler button on the back of the X-Arcade™ disables the left and right Trackball movement when it is held. Here are some other tests to correct movement: If left/right movement is not working, be sure you are not holding the horizontal disabler button (the button on the ...
- 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. Your X-Arcade™ Trackball may need to be opened and cleaned. ...
- 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 ...
- "Device Not Recognized" when I plug In my X-Arcade™?
FIRST: DO NOT USE THIRD-PARTY PS/2-USB ADAPTERS Please NOTE: If you are using an older model X-Arcade and trying to use a third-party PS/2-USB Adapter, it will not work and is not supported. You must follow instructions on Page 5 Of Manual or you'll need the USB Upgrade Kit No Special Drivers A ...
- Street Fighter IV & Super Street Fighter IV: AE - PC Setup
Super Street Fighter IV™: Arcade Edition Setup: Luckily Capcom® fixed the keyboard problem found in Street Fighter IV™ in Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition™ (make sure you have the latest game patch). Simply be sure to have your X-Arcade™ plugged in before sta ...
- Troubleshooting video and audio problems, or an "Out of Range" message on monitor.
If you are experiencing difficulty, first make sure that all cables are connected to their proper ports and are firmly connected and that you are getting power to the monitor, VGA adapter, speakers, and game console/PC. NOTE: If you bought an X-Arcade Machine cabinet with an included PC, you wi ...
- I 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 ...
- 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 ...
- Why is my keyboard double-typing, sticking, or freezing using X-Arcade™ on PS/2?
NOTE: The X-Arcade™ requires a PS/2 keyboard to be plugged into it to work in a PS/2 port. NOTE2: A 3rd-party PS/2-USB adapter will not work. Turn off your antivirus software. Antivirus software when set to automatically scan for viruses, may have a default option to protect instant messen ...
- Why 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 ...
- 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 use more than one X-Arcade™ (4-player) at a time on my PC?
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 another. ...
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