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20-04-2018, 14:27   #61
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I was in Symths head office and they have one of these in their reception. Looks like they got one in to evaluate it to see if they will stock it or not. As I had the young lad with me and it was powered off I didn't get to have a proper go at it, although my 3 year old poked at it enough!
My thoughts....it's low/small, as in very small and very low. It's almost like a bartop sitting on a fairly small base.
Height wise I'd say it came up to around my elbow.
Skerries earlier post/video link on size is important to note, the video below shows them and it's very easy to not notice but they are sitting on a high platform that makes them seem much higher.
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https://www.today.com/video/fourth-h...-1167493187563


Cab wise it does look well though, it was the Street fighter cab and art work wise it does look well. The stick/buttons are as you would expect, but each players stick/buttons seem very close together. So 2 adults playing will struggle with it.
It's does have a fairly poor looking on/off switch and another poor looking high/low volume switch that sits above the controls



I did get a picture of it with the young fellow in front of it, I'll try to post that later

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20-04-2018, 14:45   #62
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I don't want to be mean, but did anyone notice the little tiny bald lad At 39 seconds in that video who looks absolutely delighted to be getting an arcade machine suited to his height?
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I don't want to be mean, but did anyone notice the little tiny bald lad At 39 seconds in that video who looks absolutely delighted to be getting an arcade machine suited to his height?
Hahaha, you're a cruel cruel man o1s1n!

*Laughs in Satan*

So what is the height of these like compared to a sit down cabinet like the atomiswave?

I think they're about 4 feet high if I remember correctly from the pictures on GameStop?
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20-04-2018, 15:01   #64
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Btw, it would great if Smyths sold these, you might even get them for €350 hopefully.

They're $300 RRP in the states according to the presented in the video o1s1n posted.

That usually amounts to €350 after taxes etc..
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I'd love to know what the internals are. Having one of these setup and having a side loader running would be great. Footprint wise I can see a nice corner in one of the rooms for one of these (purely for the young lad of course!)

Also cost wise Smyths usually do a 20% off everything in Autumn....although this usually excludes consoles and games, so may not apply.

As they come in flatpack form I wonder if they will be ikea quality flatpack (ie very easy) or use plenty of wood glue & screws try to fix
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20-04-2018, 15:21   #66
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managed to get a image of the machines on the platform


Looks like they are about 2 foot off the ground
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20-04-2018, 15:23   #67
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I'd love to know what the internals are. Having one of these setup and having a side loader running would be great. Footprint wise I can see a nice corner in one of the rooms for one of these (purely for the young lad of course!)

Also cost wise Smyths usually do a 20% off everything in Autumn....although this usually excludes consoles and games, so may not apply.

As they come in flatpack form I wonder if they will be ikea quality flatpack (ie very easy) or use plenty of wood glue & screws try to fix

I couldn't see them coming with wood glue, that would be a real crappy way of assembling them.

Did you notice any nuts or bolts sticking out of the cabinet?

Some of the flat pack ones on eBay are like that and look crappy.
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It seemed to be fairly ok put together and not flimsy/shaky and didn't notice any visible screws/clips/bolts, but didn't get to spend time examining that side of it, too busy trying to stop the young fellow pulling pictures off the wall or taking pieces off the giant Lego Buzz Lightyear they have there
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I wonder if they'll sell an add on plinth/platform or something. I could see myself cobbling something together if I had one.
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being offered on ebay for €530

€491 here

€550 here

€640 here

so wildly different prices out there
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21-04-2018, 20:47   #71
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Looks like SNK are going into the "mini" market, looks like a bartop...

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/19/sn...cade-classics/
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Actually.... Gamestop are already selling cabs...

Ahem...

Seriously, they have licenced cabs, two when I was in the store in Swords, for sale.



They actually have the Pacman and Space Invaders ones on sale, for €19.99 each.
Might pick up the Pacman one for certain, if they had the Galaxians one I'd snap it up!
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28-04-2018, 07:19   #73
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https://youtu.be/S7XlI1iQOso

Video of the actual cabs and gameplay. From the "Irate Gamer" or Chris Neo as he is known by now. Looking past how irritating he is, the cabs look alright
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https://youtu.be/S7XlI1iQOso

Video of the actual cabs and gameplay. From the "Irate Gamer" or Chris Neo as he is known by now. Looking past how irritating he is, the cabs look alright
The backlight bleed on those LCD's is pretty bad. But they do look ok ish.
I'm curious what the innards of the cab look like.
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29-04-2018, 16:31   #75
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The LCDs look really bad alright, I wonder is there recording making the bleed look worse than it is?
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