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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 ...
- X-Arcade Machine Setup Guide, Manual and Support
Step One: Please Read the X-Arcade™ Machine Manual The manual provides an overview of how to setup and use your Machine, including pictures of how to install the Controller Tray and get everything up and running. This below page explains how to setup the PC and basic troubleshooting. You w ...
- 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, 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 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 ...
- 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 ...
- 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 ...
- 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. ...
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- X-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 ...
- 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 ...
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