Installation and Configuration

Home TheaterArcade

Home Theater – Fire TV/Stick Guide

 

If remote is not working upon first boot

  1. Make sure batteries are in remote correctly
  2. Reboot unit fully
  3. Hold home button on remote for 20/30 sec until it connects

Video walk through of how to operate

Arcade Setup Guides

 

Apply Artwork

Secure Components to Cabinet Parts

Assemble Cabinet

Arcade Cabinet Installation Picture Guide and Videos below

*If you ordered the standard cut wood cabinet without cam lock hardware.  Here is installation guide.

Virtual pinball cabinets are at the bottom of the page.

Bartop Cabinet Installation

Step 1

  1. Apply artwork to all pieces – follow video guide
  2. You can apply tmolding to sides and control panel
  3. Lay down right side of cabinet on something that will not damage artwork
  4. Install cam locks and back door hinges

Step 2

  1. Mount monitors and speakers to associated boards
  2. Put on right side and secure cam locks

Step 3

  1. Install clip on control and button panel

Step 4

  1. You can use wiring video below and go ahead and wire joysticks/buttons if you like or do it later since the control panel hinges for access
  2. IMPORTANT – Plex
    • Ensure you put plexi glass on control and button panel before securing controls as the controls hold the plex
    • Make sure the plex is lined up where you want it before you start tightening down your buttons.
  3. Mount control and button panels to right side

Step 5

  1.  Mount bottom of cabinet and secure cams
    • Beveled edge goes toward the back and facing up
  2. Note:  It will make life easier if you go ahead and mount your usb encoder, raspberry pi, power strip, etc to the bottom piece before you install it

Step 6

  1. Secure back door to hinges
    • Keep screws a bit loose so you can adjust door
    • Ensure it closes without hitting top or bottom
    • Tighten screws

Step 7

  1. Insert monitor plex

Step 8

  1. Prep left side by screwing in cam screws
  2. Mount left side to cabinet
    • Ensure monitor plex is properly in slot
  3. Tighten down via cam screws

Completed!

  1. Your cabinet assembly is now complete!
  2.  If you followed guides below you should be able to carefully raise the cabinet upright, turn on, and play

Full Size Cabinet Installation

Step 1

  1. Here are all the pieces

Step 2

  1. Lay out the right side pieces
  2. Screw in all cam locks and the two clips
  3. Start with bottom board that has switch sock hole

Important Note:  When putting pieces on cam screws ensure you hold the large boards in place until cam locks are secure.  Not supporting the boards with loose cam locks can damage the wood.

Step 3

  1. Install clip on back panel

Step 4

  1. Install lower back door and support panel

Step 5

  1.  Install clip on top back door

Step 6

  1. Install top back door and top support door

Step 7

  1. Install monitor on the monitor board via vesa holes
  2. Determine which set of cam screws provides the proper depth for the monitor to stay behind the plexi/bezel groove

Step 8

  1. Mount speakers to speaker board and put on unit

Step 9

  1. Install top and marquee boards.

Step 10

  1. Install control panel front board
  2. Install plexi glass support board; note you will want it facing down there is no groove in it like the picture

Step 11

  1. Connect the top and bottom board with mending plate
  2. Ensure the boards are lined up exactly how you want.
  3. Screw in bottom side, re-line up boards
  4. Line up screws towards the top of the mending plate hole so it pulls the top and bottom pieces tight when screwed in

Example of mending plate in next steps picture as well

Step 12

  1. Install kick plate; the front has the small screw holes and the back has the pocket route

Step 13

  1. Fasten bottom

Step 14

  1. Important!!!  Insert monitor plex into slot
  2. Place top left on ensure all cam screws go into the appropriate boards
  3. Place bottom left on

Have someone help you carefully pick up the unit upright.

Step 15

  1. Screw in supplied hinges into control panel

Panel is picture is just for demonstration purposes.  Actual panels have under-routing for joysticks and other cnc features

Step 16

  1. Carefully screw hinges into holes on arcade to fasten the control panel
  2. Put control panel plex on unit
  3. Secure controls
  4. Follow our wiring video

Step 17

  1. Add led light strip in marquee area (follow video) if you want to light up your marquee
  2. Put printed marquee in between the two pieces of marquee plex
  3. Put up to unit
  4. Screw in black L marquee holders to secure to unit

Completed!

  1. Follow how to install tmolding video

You now have the sweetest arcade on the planet!

Artwork

Videos:

  1. How to layout and photoshop your graphics using our templates
  2. How to apply your artwork
  3. How to apply a bezel to hide your monitor

Wiring/Misc

Video

  1. Wire/test your control panel
  2. Light the marquee
  3. Wire your speakers
  4. Add USB ports
  5. Power your buttons
  6. How to wire a power switch
  7. Modify your monitor mount (if needed)

Cabinet

Video

  1. Deluxe/Weecade Revision 2 Preview with hinged back door and control panel
  2. How to Assemble – Might follow picture guide at start of section
  3. How to apply tmolding

Raspberry Pi configuration

Video walk through to the right and blog setup below

Virtual Pinball Cabinet

*Instruction files can be found here Virtual Pinball Cabinet Instructions

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