Tag Archive: EGRET

Sep 17

Do-Donpachi DAI-OU-JOU English movestrip!

Inspired by another English strip I saw, I did this customized version. Get it from: http://www.emphatic.se/?p=807 !

Dec 14

SUZO 500 Rubber edition

I was browsing eBay and found a SUZO 500 that had gray plastic at the base instead of the red I normally find in arcade parts stores online. I know that joystick guru Kowal has mentioned that there used to exist an older revision of these sticks that had a rubber grommet doing all the …

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Apr 02

Mounting a (pretty) SUZO 500 in an EGRET II

Updated 2010-05-02 (added a picture of the screw, extender and washer I use) Most EGRET II owners (or any Japanese cabinet owners) swear by their SANWA or Seimitsu sticks (I used to do that as well), but then I read someone @ the shmups forums write how awesome the SUZO 500 is for shmups, because …

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Mar 29

Easy EGRET II speaker upgrade

EASY EGRET II SPEAKER UPGRADE How to put a 2.1 speaker system into an EGRET II with or without intrusive measures. Very easy to do as long as you know how to do it and what you’ll need. Speaker choice After a whole-heartily recommendation (i.e. “these are cheap, mate”) I went with the Logitech s220 …

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Mar 29

How To: Install a non-PCB joystick in a 5-pin harness

Connecting a 5-pin JST-H solution “for dummies” When is this needed? Many Japanese cabinets (or well built console Arcade sticks) use a JST 5-pin connector that will install a SANWA JLF or a Seimitsu LS-32-01 quick and easy (see the picture above) in their control panels. So? Well, sometimes you want to mix it up, …

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Mar 28

XBox 360 Cabinet Themes

“Cabifying” your 360 dashboard What’s that you say? I noticed that you could browse pictures in the dashboard of the XBox 360 and decided to see if this could be utilized to create a “theme” of sorts. I then made an EGRET II theme that worked really well in my cabinet. As I shared this on …

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Jan 28


Added a couple of new pictures of my cabinets. Insides are showing! AND MORE!

Jan 03


Today was kinda a great day. I received a Hacha Mecha Fighter PCB, and two new (with correct colours) EGRET II 1-player CPOs that I’ll be applying ASAP. Update: I have applied the CPOs above now:

Dec 04


As a small Christmas present for my visitors, I’ve made a small page with XBox 360 Dashboard theme backgrounds like the one in the news item below. Click the banner below to go there:

Dec 02


I was kinda bored today, so I made a background image for my XBox 360 dashboard to fit my EGRET II as it’s more or less a “dedicated” cabinet console. Looks nice: Close up and horizontal view (please don’t laugh at my measly gamer-score): Background image can be downloaded from here

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