Category Archives: General

Looking Inside A Razion LE (NG:Dev.Team) MVS CART

I recently had a bit of luck by managing to find a copy of Razion for the Neo Geo MVS at a sensible price.  The original manufacturers were doing a reprint of the game (hardly ever happens) so a copy … Continue reading

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I’m Not Dead, I’m Just Moving

Actual restoration posts on this blog have been a bit thin on the ground for the last 6 months.  I know this but it’s because I’m FINALLY moving to a bigger place and the Blast City and all the games … Continue reading

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Changing The Backup Battery ON Neo Geo MVS (1 Slot)

I recently picked up this Neo Geo MV1FZ single slot board off eBay for a reasonable price (So many seem to be up there for £65+ and anything on an auction has a problem). simply because I have one working … Continue reading

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Monitor Update 1 – It MIGHT Not Be All That Bad…

There are some great people over on the Arcade Otaku forums. Had a chat with a knowledgeable chap who gave me some pointers as to the three most common issues I can check myself that could cause the monitor to … Continue reading

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Getting The Marquee Light Working Again (tracking down odd starter ballasts)

When I got the cab one of the few things I knew didn’t work at all (possibly the only thing that was actually faulty) was the marquee light.  Not the “Vs” display or the “Winner” lights, those are fine.  It’s … Continue reading

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Happy Coin Mech Accident (1HKD == 2p Coin!)

I stumbled upon a happy coincidence today.  As I have previously mentioned the coin mech in the Blast City is a mechanical type coin checker and is currently set to accept $1 (HK) coins.  It turns out that with a … Continue reading

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