Absolute Question and Answer Thread v.3 (ASK YOUR QUESTIONS HERE!)

Use a neutrik a/b connector. Solder a short a cable to the board (or use a phreakmods usb repair tool if you’re not comfortable splicingor soldering), drill holes for the neutrik, flip the connector so that the “B” end faces out, and install.

My Mad Catz TE-S replacement side panels came in but I can’t get the originals off. I did it before, but only by accident. Halp

EDIT: Never mind… I just realized I needed to disassemble the stick even more. Gotta get out the back part with the cutouts for the buttons and lever and then just wiggle… then unscrew the panels, then wiggle some more.

Come to think of it I did remember seeing a disassembly vid on YouTube too…

I’ve been playing on the asus vh236h “evo monitor” for a while, but i’ve been wondering: On xbox 360, since SF4 outputs at 720p (afaik), is it better to set the resolution to 1280x720 in console settings for reduced display lag (from scaling) or keep it at the monitors native which is 1920x1080. When i set the console to 720p and check the monitor options panel, it is displaying at 1280x720 so the monitor isn’t scaling, and the picture doesn’t look bad at all, but i’m not sure if playing outside the monitors native res causes it’s own lag etc… Thanks!

@Terios
the hrap4 kai has a distance of 2.5" between the lever and the closest button.

I don’t own the TE2 sorry. But the TE1 has a distance of 1.5".

So I’m modding my Qanba Q1 with a PS360+ and I have some questions. The panel with the LEDs and the home through select buttons has a different format than all the other buttons, and I can’t connect any cables to them. For anyone who’s worked with a Q1, what should I do? It’s the row of indented buttons to the right of the start button.

Its possible to wire to those buttons. You got to trance where the button contacts to to where that sub board is wired to the main PCB.

Here is a thread where someone has a similar project

Hope this bring some insight

Thanks for the link, could you explain what you mean by trance?

Probably means trace.

Darude- Sandstorm :smiley:

Seriously though, he meant the copper trace

Oh, okay! I was so confused for a second there

Yeah, sorry I did mean copper trace
Apparently typing trace as trance is a common error of mine

My joystick in my Hori real arcade pro v4 hayabusa (ps4) will get stuck sometimes. It mainly gets stuck on the right but it can happen on other directions. How can I fix this? Is there a cheap and easy solution?

I want to build an arcade stick for next gen stuff (PC + whatever tournaments will be played on) and I’m stuck as to where I should start. Would I be better off cannibalizing a controller or should I start from scratch with a different PCB? I’m trying to determine what would make more sense in both how much it would cost and how easy it would be to make the stick.

Whatever tournaments will be played on for the next few years would be up in the air.
But in general you would want PS3, PS4, Xbox One and Xbox 360, the PC compatibility would fall with any of those 4

Hello, I have a Hori PS3/4 Kai stick. (The black one). I was wondering what was the proper art template for it. I notice several hori ones and am not sure on which is the correct one. Thank you.

http://arcadestickdiy.sknzw.com/2011/01/03/RAP-VLX_template.psd

Should be the same as the other ones.

Question. I have a te that I moded for ps4. It is the only PCB in the stick. The stick will randomly disconnect however. Like really random no button sequence will activate it. No certain joystick movements it doesn’t seem like anything specific is triggering the arcade stick to disconnect. I looked through the insides and did not find any shorts but if it disconnects there is a short somewhere. Has this ever happened to anyone before. The stick works perfectly but it disconnects randomly. So I figured I’d post here since I’ve never heard of this before. Any chance you guys can give me some trouble shooting here?

What PCB did you use? Anything other than official parts will disconnect after 8 minutes on PS4.

Its a fighting commander 4 as I’ve always used. I have just never ran into an issue where it will disconnect. Its not time based. Its random. It will happen when I’m just simply playing. 1-10-30 minutes in. At random occasions

Dumb question, but the dipswitch on the PCB is set to 4, right?