QA Podcast – Episode 60

QA Podcast - Episode 60

This is the first episode of the NEW QA Podcast with Erich and Chris. For more information on the 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 comments for the guys. On this episode, Erich and Chris answered your arcade repair questions regarding…

  • A Dance Dance Revolution 4th Mix with monitor issues
  • The process of clear-coating a pinball playfield
  • An arcade machine with sweeping monitor interference and sporadically resets
  • A Pac Man 60-in-1 with screen flickers that reset or lock up the game
  • A Space Duel that produces a soft hum with no picture or sound
  • A Donkey Kong with a scrambled screen after 15-20 minutes of play
  • A Golden Tee Complete with a blue shadow on objects in the picture
  • A 60-in-1 Multicade with a horizontal line on the screen
  • A Mr. Do with board issues
  • Replacing a plug on an arcade machine and value
  • A Gauntlet Legends with brightness issues
  • An arcade monitor with some horizontal pincushioning
  • A Ms. Pac Man that won’t power on
  • General tips for first time arcade buyers
  • A Pac Man and a Galaga that power on but that’s about all
  • A Super Sprint with steering wheel issues
  • Tips for using a tube rejuvenator and writing your own ROM chips
  • Using LED strips in arcade cabinets
  • A Cabal with a non-working marquee light
  • A Street Fighter 2 Champion Edition with no picture on the screen
  • and an Invasion the Abductor that loses sound randomly

Along with answering these questions, Erich and Chris also give a brief introduction of themselves to the Q&A Podcast audience. Please feel free to leave any comments, questions or suggestions below. As always, you can contact them by email at or by calling the voicemail line at (972) 8AR-TIPS or (972) 827-8477. Enjoy!

Special thanks goes to David Payne and John Williams for composing the great arcade-style music that we use in our podcast and Jeff Martin for providing the excellent voiceovers. Please check out their websites for information on the services they provide.


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