QA Podcast – Episode 38

QA Podcast - Episode 38

This episode of the podcast was recorded on Saturday, January 25, 2014. 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 Jonathan answered your questions regarding…

  • A Cruis’n Exotica with some monitor issues
  • Converting a Midway Big Electronics cabinet to a full size arcade cabinet
  • A Neo Geo with a ghost image on the right side of the screen
  • A Cruis’n World with a progressively worse image over time
  • A Mappy with a flyback that has come off
  • A Stargate/Defender with some weird color and monitor issues
  • A Street Fighter 2 Hyper Fighting that’s missing the boards and monitor
  • A Super Pac Man that freezes up during game play
  • An Operation Wolf with a screen that doesn’t light up
  • A Cruis’n USA where the screen stretches when you press a pedal too hard
  • A Super Neo 29 Type II candy cabinet with monitor bezel issues
  • Using a different monitor chassis with a G07 tube
  • A Galaga that does not shoot as fast as it should
  • A Megatouch that’s playing blind
  • A MAME machine with some of the buttons depressed by default
  • Three Indy 500 cabinets that won’t link up
  • Two Daytona USA 2 cabinets with sound and link up issues
  • A Wells Gardner K4951 monitor that makes a high pitched noise
  • And A Wells Gardner K5515 with a cut yoke wire and chassis issues

We also talk about Megatouch, LLC going out of business, the Chuck E. Cheese’s buyout including some ideas to improve their current business model and the former owner of Ultracade Technologies getting some jail time for selling upgrade packs illegally. 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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