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@Jimbo Xiii This is the one i've ordered...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Arcade-2-Player-Joystick-Control-Panel-Flat-Pack-Kit-Mame-Raspberry-Pi/142349976879?hash=item2124b8452f:g:hUsAAOSww3tY8iLP

Was tempted to have a go at making one myself but I don't really have anywhere I could do it at the moment. Takes a while to deliver though - I ordered mine on the 6th April and still no sign of it.

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@Bigkopman So far the Pi, 32 gig SD card and power unit have cost about £53. Joystick cab was about £44 and the actual joystick/buttons/iPac wiring kit is going to cost about £100, though you can get cheaper alternatives.

Currently getting costs on the decals but I should be able to get them printed on mat laminate vinyl for about £20?

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Man, that is good, especially as the plus model with power and reset seems tricky to get over here. Note, you need to install an extra script to get the buttons working correctly. 

 

If I’d not bought a new case earlier I’d have gotten that. 

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Finished my artwork today. Quite pleased with it considering it only took about a couple of hours. Got a quote from a company that produces replacement arcade vinyl. £25 for hard wearing mat laminate vinyl so it should last. Once the unit arrives and I can confirm the template matches i'll get it printed. 

I'm going to go for all black controls and buttons, with orange t-moulding around the edges. Should look pretty slick when done.
 

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Nice!

 

I got my 3+ today. I thought I could just swap the SD card out into the new machine, but that wasn't the case. Had to back up my roms and saves and reflash the card. Managed to get everything back up and running just about.

 

The case I got with it is really nice:

https://www.amazon.com/FLIRC-FL-53196-Flirc-Raspberry-Case/dp/B00QB6F9I0

 

Soild and acts as a heat sync so I can overclock it as well.

 

For some reason it took me nearly two hours to get the wifi back up and running again, sorted now though. Now re-scrapping all the roms to get the artwork back.

Also means my media server is back up and running as well B)

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