Author Topic: My Ms. Pacman Arcade Machine. (Need help fixing/suggestions...)  (Read 2747 times)

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well.. i have a Ms. Pacman arcade cabnet, that's been passed down by luck to me years ago.        anyways.... this thing used to work back around 2002...2003.. i know that for sure.. i played it... but then..and now.. it doesn't work anymore.   i have no idea where to even look for help on fixing such a thing.   i'm in huntington beach cali.. and have no idea if there's anyone near by to fix this.. or to look at it to see if it can be fixed...(which i'm sure it can be)    BUT I WANT IT WORKING AGAIN!  :D     this thing is old school...and awesome looking.

so anyways... here's a cheesy vid of what i'm talking about... along with some pictures.   


















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Re: My Ms. Pacman Arcade Machine. (Need help fixing/suggestions...)
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2010, 12:49:39 PM »
i know you can get parts from lizardlick.com

good luck dude

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Re: My Ms. Pacman Arcade Machine. (Need help fixing/suggestions...)
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2010, 12:59:06 PM »
Pretty cool man. Good luck restoring that bad boy

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Re: My Ms. Pacman Arcade Machine. (Need help fixing/suggestions...)
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2010, 01:02:07 PM »
thank you guys.. i'll check that site.    i'm pretty sure i'm going to need a dude to come to my end and fix it.      hope it's something simple.

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Re: My Ms. Pacman Arcade Machine. (Need help fixing/suggestions...)
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2010, 01:06:26 PM »
that site is awesome by the way.. nice find.

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Re: My Ms. Pacman Arcade Machine. (Need help fixing/suggestions...)
« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2010, 05:02:26 PM »
so i cleaned it up a bit... plugged it in.. and i'm getting some power to the main light in the top front.. lighting up the Ms PacMan sign.. but the light looks like it's old and really giving out weak power... that.. and i found where the sound board stuff was.. and i'm getting volume now.. but all static sound...but still... that means some of the power is working right?  lol...

any of you guys that are into fixing this kind of stuff.. or knowledgeable on this kind of stuff... here is where i'm getting my info...

http://arcarc.xmission.com/PDF_Arcade_Manuals_and_Schematics/Ms%20Pac-Man.pdf

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Re: My Ms. Pacman Arcade Machine. (Need help fixing/suggestions...)
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2010, 06:22:16 PM »
i'm wondering what this other board is on top of the main one.       



i've been watching a couple youtube vids on the inside.. and both of the units i saw, didn't have that board on the top of the main board.        hmmm... wonder what that is.     here's the other vids of an inside.




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Re: My Ms. Pacman Arcade Machine. (Need help fixing/suggestions...)
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2010, 07:52:37 PM »
Looks pretty clean, does the monitor come on?

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Re: My Ms. Pacman Arcade Machine. (Need help fixing/suggestions...)
« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2010, 07:55:55 PM »
no... and there's a hum from the speaker... i checked this site out.

http://www.twobits.com/Humbar/

but ya... it's way clean man... all connectors connected as far as i can see.. and only 2 wires that are off... but that's at the front where the coin slot is.    but everything going into main power area connected.     light comes on at the top of the front.      but that's all.       

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Re: My Ms. Pacman Arcade Machine. (Need help fixing/suggestions...)
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2010, 08:43:48 PM »
Even in its current condition, that machine is worth quite a bit of money..

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Re: My Ms. Pacman Arcade Machine. (Need help fixing/suggestions...)
« Reply #10 on: April 17, 2010, 08:48:18 AM »
Even in its current condition, that machine is worth quite a bit of money..
how much you think?    this thing is in good condition compared to some i've seen on youtube videos and stuff.       pretty solid.       i'm guessing that the fuses are blown... i can get the light on the top front working.. and a sound of static hiss from the speaker...that's all though.    the monitor is on yet...

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Re: My Ms. Pacman Arcade Machine. (Need help fixing/suggestions...)
« Reply #11 on: April 17, 2010, 11:12:41 AM »
Good luck with it miD. It would be great if you could get it working again!  8)
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Re: My Ms. Pacman Arcade Machine. (Need help fixing/suggestions...)
« Reply #12 on: April 17, 2010, 03:28:30 PM »
Even in its current condition, that machine is worth quite a bit of money..
how much you think?    this thing is in good condition compared to some i've seen on youtube videos and stuff.       pretty solid.       i'm guessing that the fuses are blown... i can get the light on the top front working.. and a sound of static hiss from the speaker...that's all though.    the monitor is on yet...

Don't know for sure, I would think a grand or two.. maybe more..

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Re: My Ms. Pacman Arcade Machine. (Need help fixing/suggestions...)
« Reply #13 on: April 17, 2010, 03:46:38 PM »
that's a lot of mula!    and ya.. it's an OG.. all the chips and shit inside say 1981 or 1980 on them... the whole thing is original...


@chaz.. thanks man.       i talked to the handy man at my work today... and he knows a dude that goes around to the bars and stuff around my area, and fixes games.    so maybe i might get hooked up here soon.   :)     that would be sublime.

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Re: My Ms. Pacman Arcade Machine. (Need help fixing/suggestions...)
« Reply #14 on: April 21, 2010, 01:13:39 PM »
Ebay has it going for 1600ish o.O If you want to best money for it, I believe in King of Kong(documentary) they went to an arcade conventions all over the place...o.O maybeh?

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