QA Podcast – Episode 47

QA Podcast - Episode 47

This episode of the podcast was recorded on Saturday, February 21, 2015. For more information on our podcast, please visit our iTunes page at or our Stitcher page at All of our past episodes can be found at these locations along with review sections where you can leave us a comment on how we’re doing. On this episode, Tim and Jonathan answered your questions regarding…

  • A Gauntlet Legends with vertical collapse issues
  • An Operation Wolf with monitor problems
  • A Galaga with board issues
  • A Space Invaders with fading sound while playing
  • A Centipede with no picture on the monitor
  • A 25″ Visual Displays monitor that beeps on power up
  • A Mechanized Attack with no force feedback on the guns
  • A Flip 2 Win redemption game with motor trouble
  • A Donkey Kong with a vertical line on the screen going from top to bottom
  • An arcade monitor with lines on the screen
  • A Centipede with a picture that pumps and wobbles
  • A Vendetta that’s producing a loud humming noise
  • A Street Fighter 2 Championship Edition with a monitor that fades to black
  • A Wells Gardner K7500 with diode issues
  • An arcade game that’s having trouble registering coin drops
  • A Street Fighter 2 where the color blue will drop out randomly
  • A Ms. Pac Man with no lights or sound and a faint buzz coming from the monitor
  • A 1066-in-1 cabinet where the screen flickers after an hour of play
  • A Golden Tee 2005 where the monitor will intermittently go blank
  • A Centipede with a vertical sync problem
  • A Donkey Kong that’s missing the power cord
  • A Ms. Pac Man multicade conversion question
  • A Gorf that does not come on at all
  • A JVC 32″ CRT Television with a distorted picture on side scrolling games
  • And a request for a video on converting classic power supplies to modern ones

We also talk about Radio Shack going out of business, ASCAP going after arcade operators for royalties on music games and announce a new Facebook contest to win a Texas Pinball Festival 2015 t-shirt. 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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