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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 ...
- Build Your Own Arcade Kit Manual
Build Your Own Arcade Kit Manual Advanced BYO Kit color installation diagram with wiring schematic.
- 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 ...
- 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. Turn off your antivirus software. Antivirus software when set to automatically scan for viruses, may have a default option to protect instant messenger programs set to on. This service starts with wi ...
- 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 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 ...
- I have a loose connection somewhere, 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 A) the serial cable, B) the PC or game console X-Adapter™, or C) the X-Arcade itself. Is it the PC/console X-Adapter& ...
- 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 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 ...
- 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 ...
- 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 ...
- 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. ...
- MAME™ Help
- "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 ...
- 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 ...
- 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 actu ...
- Connect A Coin Door for X-Arcade™
The X-Arcade™ Coin Door works with any X-Arcade product! Here is a guide for using any other coin door with the X-Arcade™
- Mac Is Freezing, or Running Slow With X-Arcade
If your Mac is freezing or running very slowly you can disable the agent causing the problems following steps below: Click Mac HD System Library UserEventplugins Highlight the AppleHIDMouseAgent.plugin and delete Reboot your computer This will unload the HIDAgent hogging your resources. (Bug) ...
- GameTap™ Help
How do I use the X-Arcade™ Tankstick with GameTap™? GameTap ditched their awesome client software in favor of web browser-based gameplay to the distaste of many (including us). These web versions don't currently have support for in-game configuration of keyboard keys. So to use the X-Arcade wi ...
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