Mame Console

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{{Project
 
{{Project
|Current=Yes
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|Current=No
 
|Category=Electronics
 
|Category=Electronics
 
|Logo=Mame.jpeg
 
|Logo=Mame.jpeg
|Participants=Jobj
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|Participants=Jobj, franky
 
|Locations=Den Bunker
 
|Locations=Den Bunker
 
|Short description=Reconstructing old  GameConsole
 
|Short description=Reconstructing old  GameConsole
 
}}
 
}}
 
* Construction wood enclosures ([http://www.eibmoz.net/mamecabinet/index.php MAME] cabinet)
 
* Construction wood enclosures ([http://www.eibmoz.net/mamecabinet/index.php MAME] cabinet)
** I know someone who might be able to get some wood/build the case [[User:Yvanj|Yvanj]]
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** I know someone who might be able to get some wood/build the case  
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*** I often have many cabinets in stock, when uncleaned they can be for free sometimes --[[User:Franky|Franky]] 13:30, 30 September 2011 (CEST)
 
* Getting the hardware to run (old PC or Clone Boards)
 
* Getting the hardware to run (old PC or Clone Boards)
** Use a cheap-ass second hand PC with AGP/PCI-E slot with an 'acceptable' GPU (GeForce 6xxx or comparable). This allows everything from 1973 till now to be run. A PIV should be enough, 512 MB of RAM too - device should cost about €70 incl shipping from Germany [[User:Yvanj|Yvanj]]
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** Use a cheap-ass second hand PC with AGP/PCI-E slot with an 'acceptable' GPU (GeForce 6xxx or comparable). This allows everything from 1973 till now to be run. A PIV should be enough, 512 MB of RAM too - device should cost about €70 incl shipping from Germany  
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*** VGA card does not matter as Mame is not 3D accelerated.  Multicore does not matter as Mame is single threaded.  Basic Pentium IV will do.  Atom CPU's not ideal (work, but need more configuration to prevent stutter in the audio) --[[User:Franky|Franky]] 13:30, 30 September 2011 (CEST)
 
* Hacking some controllers together
 
* Hacking some controllers together
** you can get affordable arcade-style controllers on eBay (they used to have one in Mediamarkt in Antwerp...), which are connected to USB and PS3/X360/PC compatible. [[User:Yvanj|Yvanj]]
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** you can get affordable arcade-style controllers on eBay (they used to have one in Mediamarkt in Antwerp...), which are connected to USB and PS3/X360/PC compatible.  
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*** IPac controlelr costs 50 euro.  I often get 2nd hand parts that can be used, new parts cost about €100 for a full control panel (2 playes, 6 buttons per player.  Mostly 3 or 4 buttons per player is more than enough. --[[User:Franky|Franky]] 13:30, 30 September 2011 (CEST)

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Mame Console
What:
Reconstructing old GameConsole
Mame.jpeg
Participants:
Jobj, franky
Category:
Electronics
Locations:
Den Bunker
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