The Pacifier: 3D Shell for Minigun Arcade Superguns

Matt Joly, AKA QcRetro, has released for free a 3D printed shell design for the open-source Minigun Arcade Supergun. Superguns consolize arcade game PCBs, adding controller inputs, AV output, a power supply attachment, etc, for playing real arcade games outside of cabinets. Matt plans to continue updating his 3D shell design to support future revisions […]

Neo Geo MV1B / MV1C DIY “supergun” kits

There’s now an eBay seller listing a sub-$40 do-it-yourself MVS “supergun” kits for any Neo Geo MVS board that uses the JAMMA standard (I believe mostly MV1B & MV1C).  The creator previously sold some high quality MiSTer boards and has recently moved on to other projects, including this one. While I haven’t had a chance […]

Sentinel Supergun Serial #001 Revealed

Frank has completed the first finished production model Sentinel Supergun, serial #001. Superguns are devices which allow you play arcade game PCBs on TVs, essentially “consolizing” the boards into stand-alone systems. The Sentinel is one of only three (along with HAS & Parsec) that are safe for modern equipment, with an RGB video encoder, proper […]

Sentinel Supergun Update

Frank posted an update/reveal of new features he’s adding to the Sentinel Supergun, as well as a design change to a higher-quality 4-layer PCB. I was going to leave this as a surprise but what the heck, here’s the new layout. PCBs are being produced as I type and will be shipped to me […]

Sentinel Supergun PCBs

Frank received a batch of components for his Sentinel Superguns:Supergun PCBsVideo hat PCBsSNES Controller AdaptersGenesis Controller AdaptersZIF Programmer for flashing controller adapters And he has some misc new PCBs built:Jamma pass-through boardsPCE RGB ampsSega Master System composite and s-video ampSega Master System switchless 50/60Hz boards This batch of Supergun PCBs were from his original design, […]

Arcade: Sentinel Supergun’s Genesis Controller Adapters Demoed

The upcoming Sentinel Supergun’s accessories will include Genesis & SNES controller adapters. Frank just demoed the Genesis version AKA MD2NEO: “Works with 3 & 6 button pads, automatically detects the connected controller. Pressing START plus A triggers COIN”:   #arcade, #sentinel, #supergun, #genesis