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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. questionMAME™ Help
    MAME™ Help

  8. questionX-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 ...

  9. questionJoystick Grinding or Making a Noise 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. questionAdd Extra Key Functions to your X-Arcade on PC and for MAME, Including Macros
    Add Extra Key Functions to your X-Arcade on PC and for MAME You can use AutoHotkey to not only software reprogram your X-Arcade keys on PC, but also to make macros (a set of keys that makes a sting of keys get pressed in order). If you want to add extra key functions to the X-Arcade on PC, downl ...

  12. questionAdd a Spinner to your X-Arcade
    A spinner control allows you to play games such as tempest the way they were originally played. And while the X-Arcade doesn't include a spinner, it is actually quite easy for anyone to add one or more to it. First off, you will not be able to connect a spinner to the existing X-Arcade electroni ...

  13. questionAtari Anniversary Edition Help
    Using The X-Arcade with Atari Anniversary Edition NOTE: Skip any menus that ask you to install Direct X, a new version will already be installed in any modern Windows operating system. Be sure the X-Arcade is in Mode 1. Put the CD in the PC tray. If Autorun is enabled the main menu will pop up. ...

  14. questionHow 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 ...

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

  16. questionM.U.G.E.N. - PC Guide
    M.U.G.E.N. is a 2D fighting game engine that is enables you to create commercial-quality fighting games. Almost everything can be customized, from individual characters to stages, as well as the look and feel of the game. Download M.U.G.E.N. Official M.U.G.E.N. Forum M.U.G.E.N. X-Arcade cont ...

  17. questionConnect 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™

  18. questionMac 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) ...

  19. questionGameTap™ 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 ...

  20. questionMount an X-Arcade Controller to a Cabinet
    Many people ask us how they can mount their X-Arcade controller to a home-made cabinet. But the X-Arcade controllers were not built with the sole purpose of mounting to cabinets in mind, and since it is a custom arcade cabinet, it is really up to the builder to decide. John St. Clair wrote a gre ...

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