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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™. This program should be your first step to solving problems. Requires Java&tra ...

  2. questionHow 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 ...

  3. questionBuild Your Own Arcade Kit Manual
    Build Your Own Arcade Kit Manual Advanced BYO Kit color installation diagram with wiring schematic.

  4. questionX-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 ...

  5. questionAndroid MAME4Droid and MAME4All on the X-Arcade
    The X-Arcade acts like a keyboard on both MAME4Droid and MAME4All (except on Ouya). MAME4Droid runs the most MAME games on an Android device. To use the X-Arcade on it simply tap on the screen outside of the center window to bring up Settings. Under Settings>Input you will want to set Externa ...

  6. questionHow 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 ...

  7. questionOuya with X-Arcade
    The X-Arcade is natively supported by the OUYA game console and simply acts like a gamepad (or 2 gamepads for a dual). This means it will work in the menus and in supported software. The trackball also works on it as a mouse. For a Tankstick you will need to use a USB hub to connect both USB co ...

  8. questionX-Arcade Wireless Options and Android iOS Support
    The X-Arcade can work wirelessly with the Mayflash brand PS2 wireless adapter for Android, iOS and PC together with our Dedicated PS2 adapter. It will not work with the 5in1 adapter however. List of iCade iOS compatible games.

  9. 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 ...

  10. questionHow 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 ...

  11. questionJoystick 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 ...

  12. question"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 ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. questionHow 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 ...

  15. questionWhy 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 ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. questionHow 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. ...

  20. questionMAME™ Help
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