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« on: April 20, 2017, 07:50:24 PM »

I really need help on making a power switch for my asteroids arcade, my last post got 22 views but no one replied,  is there a way I can post pictures to show u guys the problem?? Thanks.
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« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2017, 11:52:05 PM »

In what way are you trying to make a power switch?  Are you trying to simply replace the original, or are you thinking of a more specific purpose (in-line switch, auto-on when plugged in, etc.)?  What is the specific problem that you're having with doing this - design, replacement parts, modding, something else?
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« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2017, 05:53:54 AM »

Hey there 3000 are you talking about the on/off switch or your power source ?
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« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2017, 04:20:01 PM »

In what way are you trying to make a power switch?  Are you trying to simply replace the original, or are you thinking of a more specific purpose (in-line switch, auto-on when plugged in, etc.)?  What is the specific problem that you're having with doing this - design, replacement parts, modding, something else?
Here i made a video, https://youtu.be/dIvmO0VY9Nk
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« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2017, 04:20:46 PM »

Hey there 3000 are you talking about the on/off switch or your power source ?
Here i made a video explaining https://youtu.be/dIvmO0VY9Nk
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« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2017, 01:14:09 PM »

That looks like a DPDT (double pole double throw) switch. If you take a clear picture front and back to a local electronics store you should be able to get one with tabs that will accept those connectors. Be sure the power to the cabinet is turned off when you transfer the connectors and be sure you hook them up the same way. Also, that switch should be mounted securely. If in doubt find an electrician, it might cost you $50 but now isnt a good time to experiment if you are not confident. Lastly, be careful when the caninet is open, if your game has a crt monitor there is high voltage stored in the tube even when powered off.
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