> After 15+ years of faithful service, my HotRod needs some attention. It looks like
> the PS/2 port on my current MAME PC doesn't like the output of the HodRod's encoder,
> I'm getting intermittent stuck keys during play. A USB upgrade is long overdue
> So what's the state of the art for arcade interfaces? It's been ages since I've paid
> attention. I see that X-Arcade has an upgrade kit specifically for the HotRod. The
> I-PAC VE also looks like a good option. Anyone have a recommendation for one of
> these? Other options?
Wrote this post several years ago:
I have been using and continue to use my HotRod SE from 2001. Outside of needing the PS2-->USB upgrade, no other complaint or problem. All original parts and still works perfectly.
Currently running Windows 10 64-bit on a Core i7.