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About Mike7599

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    HVAC tech by day, retro gamer by night! Specializing in arcade gaming. I enjoy building, repairing and modding arcade cabinets. I also collect for the Neo Geo AES and MVS. Lately I’ve also been trying to build my YouTube channel where I film some of the arcade projects I’m up to!

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  1. Shout out video to Anthony! Congrats on 7 years my man. Thank you for your dedication to the thread!
  2. Hey guys I did a quick review of a Samurai Shodown V perfect cartridge I picked up from China. Check it out:
  3. Hi everyone. Just posted part 4 of my Metal Slug conversion cart series. This one actually focuses on my NCI repro cart. Enjoy. -Mike
  4. Hey thought I’d chime in here. Apparently the games launched first in boxes specifically for rental purposes and then the soft plastic cases we are all used to. This info is from the book Neo Geo: A Visual History by bitmap books. On July 1 1991 Neo Geo had a “relaunch” of the AES. It significantly lowered the price for the system and the cartridges. The book explains “In conjunction with the lower price point, SNK repackaged the Neo Geo AES games in cardboard cartons, more in line with those available for other gaming systems. The initial line up was joined by a further five games: Sengoku, king of the monsters, alpha mission II, ghost pilots and blues journey. In all, 17 titles were released in this carton format but ultimately SNK switched back to using plastic cases for AES games with the release of Burning Fight in August 1991”. This is from page 20. Excellent book might I add.
  5. Hey everyone, quick video showing the awesome Neo Geo mv1c acrylic cover produced by the company Lions3. They make some awesome custom laser cut acrylic plates that protect and style your arcade pcbs. Check them out at www.lions3.com
  6. Hi everyone. Recently I installed a unibios using the NeoBiosMasta on my MV1C. I filmed a video on it, check it out. -Mike
  7. Hey guys here is a tutorial I put together for getting your Neo Geo core up and running on your MiSTer. Hope you enjoy it.
  8. Happy 6th anniversary to Anthony and the official neo geo thread!!! Such a great resource for everyone in the community. Keep up the awesome work!
  9. Hi everyone. Here is a quick video trying out the new retrotink 2x pro and the Retrotink Transcoder with the Neo Geo AES.
  10. Hey everyone. Here is a quick video talking about some issues I had getting the Neo Geo CD functionality to work with the NeoSD Pro flash cart by TerraOnion. Hopefully these tips can help out some other members who couldn’t get ROMS to load. -Mike
  11. Hey guys long overdue video I’ve been meaning to do on new repro MVS card readers by Lee Smith from neogeoledmarquee.info check it out -Mike
  12. Hey Anthony yeah it’s a nice piece of kit. Here is a review i did awhile back on it.
  13. Using the 4 slot MVS with a supergun: a quick article on my findings using both the Retro Electronic Pro Gamer supergun and the Mini Gun Supergun (an open source supergun). Because the jamma standard differs from the multi slot neo geo pinout there has been some confusion as to whether or not a “mvs to Jamma” adapter needs to be used with a supergun. While it will work and possibly simplify the playing experience I’ve found it to not be necessary with either one of these guns. I’ve found that both superguns will run the multislot MVS safely and properly (both sound and video) with no need for the MVS to Jamma adapter. Both guns have some pros and cons though. While neither is 100% right out of the gate I’ve found that with minor adjustments each one can run flawlessly. Before turning on make sure to set them to stereo. And with the Retro Electronik make sure it is set to standard jamma pinout. More info on these settings below. Note that the multislot mvs has its own joystick ports on the rear. When plugged into this the select button cycles through the games but there is no way to insert a credit. You either have to press the coin button directly on the supergun pcb or set the hard dip settings to free play. If only one game is inserted in the MVS and “input crossings” is enabled (it is normally by default) in the unibios then the select button from the MVS will insert coins instead of cycle through games. This will not work if multiple games are inserted. RetroElectronic Supergun: The Retro Electronik supergun is perfectly compatible with the Multislot Neo Geo. When plugged into the supergun’s db15 port the Select button on the joystick is properly mapped to the select button on the mvs (unlike the minigun). It perfectly mimics if you just plugged your joystick directly into the MVS’ rear joystick ports. Make sure to push IN the mono/stereo push button to make sure it outputs stereo. Also make sure the “button mode” is OUT meaning it is set to standard jamma pinout. You DO NOT want to set it for the blue elf/ Pandora’s box setting. The only downside with using this supergun is you can’t add credits directly from the joystick. You have to press the credit 1, credit 2 or service button directly on the supergun pcb. Work arounds: you can wire a jumper from the credit one terminal block to player 1 button 5. This will allow select to also insert a coin. (Note that this will also cycle through the available games if in attract mode.). Another work around is to change the hard dip switch 7 to ON for free play. While testing I’ve found the sound is slightly lower on the RE supergun compared to the minigun. Either raise the volume slider directly on the MVS pcb or raise the tv volume as a work around. (This is because using stereo divides the output watts. Same as if I put a regular mono jamma game into stereo mode- it works but the volume gets much lower compared to keeping it in mono.) Lastly a note on the TEST button with the Retro Electronik. For some reason the test button WORKS on this super gun. This is puzzling because if you compare the pinouts the normal jamma test button should get remapped to “coin switch player 3” on the mvs multislot pinout. (And this is exactly what happens with the minigun.). But for some reason the RE supergun corrects this pinout issue and it works with no problem. MiniGun Supergun: The player 1 coin button gets mapped directly to the select button on the joystick with this supergun. Meaning if you plug your joystick directly into the supergun you will NOT cycle through the available cartridge slots when hitting select. You will only insert a coin. (Note that If you keep hitting the D button it will eventually skip you to the next game.) This may also be a problem for playing in Console mode if a select button is ever needed. Work arounds for this are: using a unibios enable “cabinet fixes” option. This option then allows buttons “A” and “B” to cycle forward and backwards through the games. However it won’t fix the issue if you ever needed the select button in console mode. Another work around (if you didn’t have a unibios) is to plug the joystick directly into the MVS joystick input. This will allow the select button to function properly but coins will have to then be added by pressing the service button (or test button see below) directly on the supergun pcb. Another option would be to flip hard dip switch 7 to ON for free play. When hooked up to the multislot Neo Geo the test button on the mini gun’s pcb acts as a player 3 coin input with this supergun. (Note the test button functions properly with any standard jamma game or even the single slot MVS) This is because of a difference in the jamma pinout between standard jamma and MVS pinout. This is a problem as there is no way to easily access the test menu to adjust the soft dips for each game. This is the only major downside of using the minigun directly hooked up without the MVS to Jamma adapter (which has a test button directly on its pcb). Work around: set hard dip switch #1 to ON. This will boot the MVS into test mode. Make your soft dip adjustments and then switch it back to OFF to boot back to the games. Also don’t forget to move the jumper from mono to stereo on the minigun itself to make sure you get stereo sound. Overall both superguns will work great with the multi slot. The “mvs to Jamma” adapter really only needs to be used if legitimately plugging the multi slot into a real jamma arcade cabinet. For more info on the Retro Electronic Pro Gamer Supergun check out: http://retroelectronik.com/en/supergun/145-supergun-progamer-arcade-jamma-autofirevoltmeter-included-5674864654514.html For more info on the open source Mini Gun Supergun project head over to: https://www.arcade-projects.com/forums/index.php?thread/9408-minigun-supergun-an-open-source-supergun/
  14. Hi guys. Here is a quick video on a cheap and easy way to replace your worn MVS labels. Enjoy. -Mike
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