Street Fighter Arcade

Blogs relating to the Street Fighter Arcade.

Removing The CRT & Adding a TFT

Posted by on Jun 28, 2012 in Street Fighter Arcade

Removing The CRT & Adding a TFT

Long story short, the CRT went pop so we decided a 23” LED screen would be the next best thing. The all-important “Premier Arcades” tft mount was added and a shelf to hold the PC was added at the same time. With the HD LED screen fitted, I can now also play Street Fighter 5 in HD! Strip down. Careful not to damage the artwork! TFT mount fitted. Close up. Rear shot. The new screen. Fitted to the TFT mount. Just add paint. Needs a new bezel cut now....

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Street Fighter Arcade Complete!

Posted by on Nov 24, 2011 in Street Fighter Arcade

Street Fighter  Arcade Complete!

Would just like to say thx to my uncle “Peter Elmes” because without his very skilled hands….. this wouldn’t of even happened….. what started as just an idea….. became an expensive hobby….. THANK YOU….. and he now “wants one”…….. Visit the dedicated Street Fighter page for more info and pictures on this project. Or visit the “Showcase” gallery at the top of the page….   Be sure to click on “FULLSCREEN” once you click the thumbnails below……....

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Fitting The Artwork!

Posted by on Nov 14, 2011 in Street Fighter Arcade

Fitting The Artwork!

The Arcade is 100% functional now. It just needs the artwork fitting……….And look what turned up! Quick meature….. Another measure…… First cut! Cut to shape. T-Mould fitted! Close-up. Looks awesome! Kens turn. We’re a bit faster this time. Standing her up! Another angle. Wow….Just...

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BUSTED!

Posted by on Oct 26, 2011 in Street Fighter Arcade

BUSTED!

I woke up to the sound of fighting this morning……..I rushed into the living-room only to find the wife playing Tekken. I tried my best to explain that it was a “Street Fighter” not a Tekken arcade! The Wife playing...

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Speaker Problems.

Posted by on Aug 13, 2011 in Street Fighter Arcade

Speaker Problems.

Here’s a little theme I made to match the look of the cabs artwork. I have finished the CP wiring now, Just need to add the side art and waiting for my arcadeVGA (arcade graphics card)  to be delivered. I also started to have problems with my sound AMP. It start it pickup FM radio transmissions (cheap AMP). That’s been fixed now. It was a simple solution. Buy a better high quality AMP! Boot Screen. Game preview screen. Low shot. Updated...

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More Wiring & a PC

Posted by on Aug 1, 2011 in Street Fighter Arcade

More Wiring & a PC

Been doing a little home DIY so forgive the dust. The wiring is very much WIP here so its  a little messy. Got the sound AMP installed along with getting the LED buttons wired. Also built the final PC that will power this beast!   Sound AMP. Lots of wires now! To the speakers. LED exhaust fans. And some dust! The buttons are wired now also. As are the LED buttons. P2 Start. Lights off. Another angle. The...

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Snip, Cut & Heat shrink.

Posted by on Jun 21, 2011 in Street Fighter Arcade

Snip, Cut & Heat shrink.

Was finally able to start the wiring…….It’s really slow progress and my hands are killing me! Starting slow…… One bit at a time….. 2 hrs works! And repeat! – “Signal” cable. Connects to every button. This is the admin panel. Then each button has it’s own cable. My hands are killing me! Red tie wraps for the win! Admin panel...

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Buttons & Sticks.

Posted by on Jun 13, 2011 in Street Fighter Arcade

Buttons & Sticks.

Fitted the “sticks of joy” and buttons to the CP today…… The control panel box is still in paint so the pics with the CP on the arcade are just a mock-up. The angle and height is wrong in the pics…..I’ve started to smile now when i walk into the room. Sorry about the pics (phone). Button placement. This was scary! The MDF was cut at the sametime Had to fit stick and a button or two! Looks awesome! Close up. “Standard” arcade buttons look great! Underside of the CP The piano hinge. Top View showing the keyboard encoder (center). Looks finished from the top! Another angle. And another. Trial fit (at the wrong angle...

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Out of the workshop!

Posted by on Jun 9, 2011 in Street Fighter Arcade

Out of the workshop!

Just the CP box to paint and drill now then the wiring will begin. Cut holes for the admin controls…… (I hate shift keys). The cab is at home now, The workshop looks strange without her there (decided its a girl BTW). First of all,  sorry about the picture quality, I had to use my phone. To say it doesn’t do it any justice is a huge understatement…. but i just had the share them! Connected Some test hardware to test the screen wasn’t damaged during the move. But then I couldn’t help myself and started fitting buttons lol. Bare admin panel. I had the urge to put my finger in here. Once you start………. You can’t stop….. Dam….i didn’t remove the green dust cover! Removing all the buttons. Refitting the buttons & LED start buttons. Screen test. Yep… Happy...

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