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Hello Everybody,

 

I'm turning an old royal Video (Neo Geo) Cabinet into an modern design Cabinet.

I bought this cabinet 10 years ago and left it at my parents house. It has been dead for a few years so i decided to make it a hyperspin cabinet. I want it in the livingroom but my wife wasn't very happy about that.

To make her a little bit happier I want the cabinet look like an eames design chair. Wood on the outside and and black.

 

So i bought black buttons and removed the bezelart and tinted the glas over the monitor black. Put in an old 22" crt vga monitor i got for free.

A xin - Mo decoder and new black buttons.

I bought a secondhand pc with a i7 2600k 3.2Ghz Processor and a nvidia GT530 2GB.2 external USB ports on the outside and extra buttons on the side for pinball.

I made a new marquee of plexiglass 5mm printed with black and white with the hyperspin logo.

 

Next step is to make the joystickpanel black with vinyl and but the black buttons in and i ordered wood vinyl for the side of the cabinet.

I wil post new pictures when i'm done.

 

Regards

Leo (CenobiteNL)

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Update:

 

Custom Hyperspin Marquee arrived.

Looks amazing but with the led behind it the light shines through the black.

Maybe i cut the logo out of black vinyl to make it black that only the tekst is colored by the led.

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Looking good!!! Is that control panel made of metal???

Yes it is. It can be opend from the inside with a handle so no screwing needed to open the controlpanel or open the glas.

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Finisht!

 

Got the woodvinyl today and installed it. Im going to rewire everything to make it also look nice on the inside and maybe install some led under the cabinet to give it a floating feel.

 

 

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