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- 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 ...
- The 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. NOTE: All trackballs will veer left when thrown forward, this is n ...
- Connect A Coin Door for X-Arcade™
The X-Arcade™ Coin Door works with any X-Arcade product! The coin door manual shows how to connect the coin door to any X-Arcade controller. Here is a guide for using any other coin door with the X-Arcade™
- Emulation 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: Coi ...
- 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 ...
- Great Games To Play With Your X-Arcade Trackball™
- MAME™ Help
- How to play ANY emulator, game, or other program with the X-Arcade.
On a PC or Mac™, the buttons and joysticks are assigned to keyboard and mouse keys, think of the X-Arcade™ as an integrated keyboard (and if you have a trackball, it just acts like a mouse). When you press a button on the X-Arcade™ your computer thinks you are pressing a key on ...
- 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 ...
- 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 ...
- 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 ...
- 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 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 ...
- How can I use more than one X-Arcade™ (4-player) at a time on my PC or game console?
PC/MAC: 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 an ...
- X-Arcade™ Trackball Manual
X-Arcade™ Trackball Manual
- Can I replace the trackball in the X-Arcade with a translucent or illuminated trackball?
The X-Arcade controllers use standard 3" trackballs that can be replaced with any other standard 3" trackballs. As for lighting a trackball, you can mount an LED to the bottom of the trackball housing for this, but you must be sure to get the power for the LED from a safe location (either from t ...