QA Podcast – Episode 17

QA Podcast - Episode 17

This episode of the podcast was recorded on Saturday, September 18. For more information on our podcast, please visit our iTunes page at All of our past episodes can be found there as well as a review section where you can leave us a comment on how we’re doing. On this episode, Tim and I answered your questions regarding…

  • A X-Men Children of the Atom with the monitor fading to black
  • A Golden Tee 99 with yellow lines and blocky text
  • A MAME Cocktail with a clicking noise coming from the monitor
  • A WG D9800 Monitor that makes a high pitched noise
  • A NBA Jam TE with a broken monitor tube neck
  • A Taito Side By Side that doesn’t power on
  • A Golden Tee with a pulsating screen
  • A Lethal Enforcers that doesn’t power up
  • A Centipede with a barely visible screen
  • A Donkey Kong with some monitor issues
  • A Neo Geo with vertical lines and graphics glitches
  • A Police Trainer with a blank monitor and no game
  • A Marvel vs Capcom 2 with light vertical lines on white screens
  • A Popeye with green vertical lines on the screen
  • A Neo Geo without a test switch wired up
  • A Space Invaders with monitor problems
  • A Ms. Pac Man with coin up issues
  • A Centipede with a side scrolling screen
  • And some general arcade monitor repair tips.

We also go over some listener progress updates and discuss having patience when it comes to looking for arcade games. Please feel free to leave any comments, questions or suggestions below. As always, you can contact us when we are off the air by email at or by calling our voicemail line at (972) 8AR-TIPS or (972) 827-8477. Enjoy!

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Arcade Repair Tips is making a trip to the Des Moines, IA on September 24. We’re going to have a small get together that night to talk about and work on some arcade games. If you are in the area and would like to come hang out with Tim and Jonathan, please contact Ryan Burger at for more information.

Special thanks goes to David Vaughan for composing all of the great chiptunes music that we use in our content and Nathan Knight for providing our excellent voiceovers. Please check out their websites for information on the services they provide.


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