QA Podcast – Episode 39

QA Podcast - Episode 39

This episode of the podcast was recorded on Wednesday, February 19, 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, Stan and Jonathan answered your questions regarding…

  • A Ghosts N Goblins with color inversion issues
  • A Space Invaders Deluxe with a monitor that fades in and out
  • Converting arcade cabinets that use 220V AC to use 110V AC
  • Mirroring/Flipping the display on an arcade monitor using the yoke wires
  • An arcade monitor with a slight curl on the left side
  • A Wells Gardner 4951 monitor that makes a loud high pitched whining noise
  • A Donkey Kong that can’t seem to keep the picture holding
  • A 25 Inch CGA/EGA Arcade Monitor with a black screen that beeps 3 times
  • A Centipede that’s playing blind
  • A ST2 Electrocoin with a sparking flyback and black bars on the screen
  • Two Wells Gardner 25k7401 monitors with no picture and various issues
  • A Space Invaders Deluxe that is not playable from a normal angle
  • Using a 36 Inch CRT TV in a Neo Geo MVS bartop project
  • A Mortal Kombat 3 with various issues
  • Converting a Taito Phoenix cocktail to a 60-in-1 JAMMA machine
  • A SVC Chaos: SNK Vs Capcom project that needs a power supply
  • And a monitor with the neck glass cracked

We also talk about some of the different arcade cabinets we find aesthetically pleasing and discuss whether to build an arcade entertainment center using a recycled cabinet or building one from scratch. 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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