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Replacing A Coin Door Lock

So you just bought your first game from the arcade auction but it’s locked and their was no key provided. You might be tempted to just pry the door open but that usually tears

Checking And Replacing A Power Supply

Power supplies are a great starting point if you are trying to troubleshoot problems with your arcade machine. Bad voltage can cause a variety of problems that can sometimes be mistaken for a bad

Cleaning A Pinball Machine

When you find pinball machines for sale in your local area, quite often they are in rough shape. The rubber rings might be broke, the ball might get stuck when you play it, and

Installing A Cap Kit

Installing a cap kit on your monitor chassis can be a great way to restore washed out colors as well as fix other problems that you might encounter. In this post, we will take

Wiring A Push Button

Wiring a push button can be a useful skill especially if you have just had a button stop working on you. In this post, we will discuss the different ways that you can wire

Troubleshooting Monitors With Michael

Knowing where to start when your monitor goes out can be a valuable time saver when repairing arcade games. In this post, our resident monitor repair guy Michael will give us some quick tips

Recommended Books For Electronics Repair

Those of you who are just now getting into the electronics part of arcade repair might wonder about where to start. This post contains some recommended books that will help you understand the basic

Adjusting A Coin Mech

We know that many of you are hobbyist and are probably not too concerned about whether or not your coin mechs are working. If you’ve ever thought about owning your own arcade or starting

Where To Buy Arcade Parts

Let’s face it, it’s not like you can go down to Home Depot and ask the guy if he has a joystick for a Ms. Pac Man machine. Odds are that he might not

Checking Fuses With A Multimeter

Checking fuses with a multimeter can be a simple, yet effective way to fix an arcade game that’s having power issues.