JAMMA board video hookup

ben bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Sun Oct 18 18:32:27 CDT 2015

On 10/18/2015 5:12 PM, Zane Healy wrote:
> On Oct 18, 2015, at 3:16 PM, Jules Richardson
> <jules.richardson99 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 10/18/2015 11:48 AM, Zane Healy wrote:
>>> On Oct 18, 2015, at 9:20 AM, Jules Richardson
>>> <jules.richardson99 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> It came from an Aero Fighters cab - board says "IT-19-02" in
>>>> the corner. I've no idea if it was a one-off for this game or
>>>> if other games used the same board with different firmware.
>>> If you can get it working, it should be a fun game!  I love Aero
>>> Fighters 2 & 3 (aka Sonic Wings) on the Neo Geo.
>>> Looks like this page might have some details to help.
>> Linky not appearing :-(
>> I just hooked the board up to a PSU and a speaker, and it makes
>> promising tuneful noises (at ear-bleeding volume*) - so it seems
>> like basic CPU, RAM and ROM are there at least.
>> * I've no idea what the original impedance would have been, or how
>> many a typical cab had (more than one?).
> If you get that far, then it may have been a monitor problem, rather
> than a board problem.  Or the board problem is in the video
> circuitry.
> Here is the link I meant to send.
> http://hacks.slashdirt.org/hw/supergun/
> Even now typical cabinets only have one JAMMA board.
> I've been researching a project I'm getting ready to start in on.  I
> want to make some custom arcade controllers as I love the old 8-bit
> game systems, but the old controllers are *painfully* bad.  As a
> result I've come across these things on a few pages.  You can find
> them cheaper on eBay.  It looks like they do what you want.
> http://www.focusattack.com/gonbes-gbs-8220-v3-cga-ega-yuv-to-vga-arcade-hd-converter-pcb/
>  Right now I'm stuck on figuring out the best option for housing my
> controller.  The first will be a simple Atari joystick replacement
> that replaces the joystick with 4 Happ arcade buttons and two fire
> buttons (so it can be used for either Atari 2600 or 7800.  That's
> child's play, a good housing isn't.
> Zane

If you can make a copy of the roms. If you find a FPGA clone board
of the game, you still need roms.

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