I have now installed the PC and bought a J-PAC and found an AVG ArcadeVGA card which is all installed.
I have two issues though which are bugging me as I can’t fix them. The first is the coin mech now doesn’t work when on mame, it worked great as a jamma cab but now nothing... The coins are just rejected and the test credit button doesn’t work either. I have removed AC power feed from the cab as recommended and the coin light has gone out as expected but it should still operate shouldn’t it?? Even in notepad nothing when coins are inserted where as the other arcade joysticks and button register fine as expected.
The other issue is I cannot start any games as when I launch a game from mala the screen sizes changes to a really big interlaced image and then im dumped back at the mala menu.. The annoying thing is it works sometimes and works directly from mame but not from mala, it seems if I use mame directly and then switch to mala it works but then sometimes stops working and also stops once rebooted. Im just going to double check this now and report back.
Im thinking drivers for aracdeVGA but ive reinstalled them 5 times now or perhaps the secondhand ArcadeVGA card is perhaps faulty.. It all worked great from a monitor before it was transported to the cab
Any help would be appreciated as its bugging the hell out of me now I just want to play some 80's classics