QA Podcast – Episode 40

QA Podcast - Episode 40

This episode of the podcast was recorded on Saturday, April 12, 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 Kramer Krane with some coin light voltage issues
  • An United Advance Bowling Alley with issues
  • A Daytona USA with some graphics glitches and RAM errors
  • A X-Men vs. Street Fighter with a screen that goes on and off
  • A Centipede with only a yellow screen with some parts of characters
  • ESR meters to use when troubleshooting arcade monitors
  • A Neotec 2702 arcade monitor with no width adjustment
  • A Captain America And The Avengers with no sound
  • A Space Invaders monitor that flickers high brightness intermittently
  • A Centipede that beeps continuously when turned on
  • A Flash pinball machine with sound board issues
  • A Zaxxon with a bad switching power supply
  • An arcade monitor with color separation around the outside of the picture
  • Upgrading a PVG Gameroom Classics counter top game with a Gamebox board
  • A Sega Turbo with a white line in the center going up and down
  • A Sega Swing that sparks on start up
  • A Sega Turbo with a non-working gas pedal
  • A NFL Blitz 2000 with a resetting issue
  • A Jambo Safari with slowdown issues and a non-working coin slot
  • And tips on repairing cracked or broken solder joints

We also talk about our thoughts on screen burn-in and discuss the FREE arcade machine we picked up in San Antonio since the last podcast. 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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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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