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60 in 1 Conversion Kit For Arcade1Up Vertical Machines

Original price $149.99 - Original price $149.99
Original price
$149.99
$149.99 - $149.99
Current price $149.99

This is a complete kit to convert a VERTICAL Arcade1Up machine like Pac-Man or Galaga over to a 60 in 1 jamma based setup. This is a 90% compete kit. You will still need some odds and ends from your local hardware store. The LCD Driver is NOT packaged in the kit but is needed if you plan to use the factory A1U monitor! A lot replace the monitor so we took it out. The kit includes the following:

1. Three red happs style concave buttons (?)
2. One white happs style player 1 / player 2 concave button (?)
3. Jamma harness specifically made for 60 in 1 with only the required options for the conversion (?)
4. Two 8 ohm speakers (?)
5. 16A power supply (?)
6. EMI Filter (?)
7. 180 watt Amplifier (?)
8. 60 in 1 PCB w/standoffs. (?)
9. Classic Ball Top Joystick (?)
10. Y Cable Splitter (?)
11. EMI Filter Power Cable (?)
12. 5.5mm x 2.1mm Male DC Plug to U Fork  (?)
13. US Power Cord (?)
14. 36 Inch VGA Cable (?)
15. 5 Feet of Speaker Cable (not pictured) (?)
16. Small 1/2 Buttons, assorted colors (?)


Parts You May Need But Are Not Included As They Are Pretty Common:
1.LCD Driver, please verify your monitor is one of these part numbers: M170ETN01.1 M170ETN01.3 M190ETN01.0 Get driver HERE
2. Optional Trackball: LED or WHITE
3. J Panel for Wave 1/2 machine. Here

Screws You Many Need:
1. You will need 8 x #8 nuts and bolts for the speakers (wave1/2 kits)
2. 4 x #8 x 3/8 screws for joystick
3. 2 x #6 x 3/4 nut and bolt for the emi filter

See the install video:




Customer Reviews

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K.P.
So much fun!

I spent an afternoon with my 12 year old son, converting his 1UP. The kit and video make it very easy to follow. A couple things I learned. This won’t work for a horizontal 1UP screen. If only I had paid attention to the description where they say in big bold letters “for VERTICAL machines only”. No worries, we found an old computer monitor in the garage that works great and is much larger & better quality that the 1UP. When we got that sorted out, it was difficult to control some games. This is they 2nd thing I learned - switch the joystick from 8 way to 4 way. Once we worked that out, it’s an awesome system! What an inexpensive way to have arcade level games at home!! Quality father/son time and he learned something about sawing, drilling, wiring, etc 😊

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T.
A little more DIY than I planned but worked out great!

First off Shane from DIY is a HUGE help, and was super polite even when I asked silly questions! The kit was put together with 1st gen cabinets in mind, I have a 3rd or cabaret cabinet style, which has some small differences. First was I needed 3" speakers instead of 4" to replace the stock speakers in the cabinet, and another power splitter along with adapter to get power the the factory light up marquee (Still 12v but uses smaller power connector). Also ended up needing more / longer speaker wire due to the speaker location being different from 1st gen cabs, but again all pretty minor issues. The 60-in-1 is great for what it is, however be advised it has some limitations. The sound is probably the number 1 complaint, from some games being to loud, others to quite, to a few games with just poor quality sound. This becomes very apparent when comparing to newer MAME systems, or even Pandora Box based systems. However, if you keep the cabinet at low volumes or install a volume knob that can be reached, it's really fine for guests and casual play. Also while the 60-in-1 will hold high scores, it will not save your initials after a power off! Last is the 60-in-1 is pretty sensitive when it comes to 4-way vs 8-way sticks, whereas MAME is pretty tolerant these days to using a 8-way stick for a 4-way game. However this has nothing to do with Retro DIY! All in all I am very please with the kit they put together. I mounted the service buttons on the back, they are reachable from the front, the rest is pretty standard, this machine has joined my others for my home arcade. Thanks again!

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Mark Cline
60 in 1 Conversion Kit For Arcade1Up Vertical Machines

All parts were easy to install as advertised. I also installed a new deck and marque

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Charles Mallow
Great Kit

It comes with everything you need except the screws as advertised. There are good videos to help on YouTube. This one is my go to cabinet now. Really like it. It sounds a lot harder than it is.

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Austin Hicks
Great kit

Super easy. Most of the work is done for you. You just have to assemble everything correctly and the video listed in the description fully details how to do so. I'll be buying another one of these kits as a gift soon! 100% recommended!