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Mame cabinet: Update 3

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

This afternoon I added the keyboard drawer to the Mame arcade cabinet. I also took a picture of the fluorescent light. Here are the pictures:

Mame cabinet: Update 2

Monday, August 17th, 2009

Today, I added the monitor shelf and the speaker panel. I also cut the plexiglass for the marquee and installed the fluorescent backlight. I also added a surge protector and a master power switch to the rear panel. It’s coming along slowly, but it is coming together.

Mame cabinet: Update 1

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

I recently started building my mame cabinet. Here are some pictures of the construction:

Building a MAME cabinet

Monday, July 20th, 2009

I’ve started construction on my MAME arcade cabinet.

A MAME cabinet is an arcade that plays all of the classic stand-up arcade games: Galaga, Pac-man, Donkey Kong, Killer Instinct, etc. In fact, it plays 3,000 games in all. You can read more about mame here:

I’m using the plans from to construct the cabinet.

Much thanks to Mike Trello for providing these plans for free! Here’s a picture of Mike’s MAME cabinet:

Mike Trello's MAME cabinet

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