Video Game Repair/Tekken3

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I purchased a tekken 3 arcade this week. It would not stay on so I adjusted the power supply switch to which this seemed to help. We played it the entire night and the next day. Yesterday I noticed the sound and the coin lights were not working. I un plugged it and plugged it back in and now it only goes to initializing screen and will not boot at all. What is going on and where do I start?

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Gday Danny,

I already partially answer this.

http://en.allexperts.com/q/Video-Game-Repair-3660/2013/10/tekken-3-arcade-1.htm

It definitely sound like a power issue.  Get a multimeter and check the power voltages going to the PCB.  If your not getting a clean 12V and 5V then you might have to replace the power supply.

Hope this helps

Octane

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I can answer questions on Arcade or Home Console repair or modification.

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Repair, rewire, modification, rebuild, restore. (I repair numerous business and private arcade/pinball machines in my area of the state. I partner with a shop that stocks older console based systems and games, I am the one that repairs them back to working order.)

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Have been building, customizing and repairing all types of arcade games since 2004. I have been repairing and modifying video games since the late 80's. (Most of my knowledge is self learnt and following others that have trailblazed in the industry.)

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