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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. questionX-Arcade Arcade2TV Showcase Pedestal Setup Guide, Manual and Support
    Step One: The X-Arcade Tankstick manual will explain the basic controls of the X-Arcade. If you plan on using Playstation 2 (Select Models Only) get help with Playstation 2 controls. Step Two: Quick Guide For Getting The Computer Installed: PLEASE READ THE MANUAL AND BELOW GUIDE BEFORE TURNING A ...

  3. questionX-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 ...

  4. questionHow 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. questionHow 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. questionMarquees, Side Art, Overlays, etc.
    X-Arcade Machine Custom Artwork Kit Here are the templates for side art and marquee for X-Arcade Machine. NOTE: If you ordered an X-Arcade Machine cabinet with the artwork option, this includes the side art and marquee only (we cannot apply control panel artwork). PDF file for custom artwork i ...

  10. questionEmulation on Game Consoles
    Emulation isn't only for PC anymore. You can now play many emulators including MAME on nearly every game console. This usually requires the console to either have a modchip or to be softmodded (software-hacked). Here is some basic information to on emulation on game consoles. Original Xbox: Cio ...

  11. questionStreet 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 ...

  12. questionTroubleshooting 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 ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. questionArcade Cabinet Repairs
    If you damage your arcade product, don't dispair, it can be repaired to nearly new condition! Our arcade cabinets are made using black melamine. If you have a scratch you can fix it with an ebony/black furniture marker. These can be purchased at any local hardware store. If the wood is chipped ...

  15. questionWhat are the dimensions of your products?
    You will find basic size dimensions for all of our products under "Specs" at the bottom of the product's page. More detailed dimensions can be found in our e-brochure below: Tankstick Dimensions (inches): Approx: 28.75x13 - Base: 25.5x10.25 15lbs. Height: front 4.75 back 3.25 Machine Dimension ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. questionA 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 ...

  19. questionThe 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. ...

  20. questionHow 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 ...

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