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The ULTIMATE DIY Arcade Machine Guide

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Gaming PC getting old? What if we told you that instead of trashing it, you could make it into a BALLER home arcade setup?

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111 Comments

  1. Aimtrak Lightgun aren't worth the arse on setting up. What you want is the Sinden Lightgun. New product, 100% compatible with new TVs.

  2. Wait so why not just buy out your local Costco's entire stock of Arcade1ups and make a game room of those

  3. This needs an update and followup. Please, Anthony and Teran.

  4. ok but what sites he use tho i need to know so if u know pls let me know

  5. USE RETROPIE WITH THE ROM DEPOT FOR GAMES

  6. I'd they could get it to work on retro consoles it would be amazinger. But doubt it would work :'(

  7. I want this sooooo bad! But how much did they end up spending on this beauty?

  8. Why does Linus always get hung up on connectors? You wont' see them and they work. Like he hates micro SD connectors but likes USB C. Personally I dont see that much of a difference and stuff works either way. Nonsense this guy.

  9. How much did you and crew spend on this custom arcade build

  10. I don't get time to watch a productive video on YouTube and here I am watching this 12minute video even commenting on that.

  11. If youre watching this, he mentions the aimtrak lightguns. Those are old news now. Sinden light guns are the new king.

  12. Wow small world this kit came from my city!!!!! Shout out Ohio!!!!

  13. How do you set the CRT up so that it turns on with the computer?

  14. "there were no suppliers of quality joysticks, the buttons and sticks feel exactly as you remember them" the FGC did not like that

  15. Shitz your old school PC your building is still better than mine!… you got to get an average tower let’s say from the hood lol…. then use that one Mr Average?…..

  16. That CRT Monitor is the best I ever seen! I have the same one out of a Club Kart SEGA Cabinet. LCD Cabinets are just shit!

  17. 2021 called said they will pay 600 bucks for that Radeon 4870 cuz all the scalpers buying the other cards out LOL

  18. This is bizarre advice on several levels.

    First: open-source will not carry you on this one. Use HyperSpin. For the love of Christ, use fucking HyperSpin. There is literally no better option. There are no other good options, arguably. Use HyperSpin.

    Second: WHY IN THE NAME OF ABSOLUTE HOLY FUCK WOULD YOU TRY TO GET STICKS AND BUTTONS SECOND-HAND, LITERALLY JUST GOOGLE "SANWA ARCADE PARTS" AND YOU WILL FIND MULTIPLE RELIABLE FIRST-HAND DEALERS WHO SELL THEM VERY CHEAP. AAAAAARGH. Like I realize I'm capslocking and getting mad, but holy shit, USE GOOGLE, LINUS.

  19. So anybody tried calling that phone number?

  20. 4:54

    Wait…what???

    …Any of these dudes with a gun makes me nervous

  21. I still have a dell inspiron 15 from 2010! Not leaving it as it was a gift for my second birthday.

  22. Hes asking for seeds and tools and a chance to work himself out of poverty.

  23. Lol. Here i was thinking it would be like a diy arcade and this things better then my parents PC and the perpetuals worth more then snes and nes classic combined haha

  24. Did he just call a i5-2500k coming to the end of it's useful life. Bruh

  25. Loved that intro! Everyone I know say's my theme song should be I love my computer by Bad Religion, but maybe it should be yours! haha Great work LMG you all rock!!! Linus & Anthony especially! He's the man!!

  26. No Sanwa buttons and stick?

    Into the trash it goes.

  27. I bought my first I-Pac card 20 years ago and it is still working like a champ today.

  28. Your old computer used to build the arcade is 100x better then my main potato.

    🙁

  29. I was today years old when i found out Linus's last name isn't Tech Tips.

  30. As a trash collector I find old computers and old TVs in the garbage all the time. Considering the majority of the computers I find are running VGA I would probably opt to get a VGA to component converter and get one of the newer CRTs as listed as an sdtv which has component built into it for better quality

  31. Check out the modern cabinets I build at Umbrella Arcades 🙂

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