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Re: EMI Effect a MAME cabinet?
03/05/11 08:23 PM


I would start looking at power supply, wiring, or wall power issues before attacking the random.

I'd also make sure your heat sink is mounted tight against the cpu. Mounting some heavier heat sinks sideways can cause them to pull away from the processor a bit.


> For a long time, I have had trouble out of the actual computer unit in my cabinet.
>
> I've swapped nearly everything:
>
> - Motherboard
> - Arcade VGA Card
> - Processor & RAM
> - Reformatted
>
> And it STILL is showing the same symptoms:
>
> - Random Game crashes
> - Random Reboots
> - Random Blue Screens
> - Random program crashes
>
> This has been going on for years.... and it is mostly unplayed because of these
> flaws.
>
> And last night I had a thought.... what about EMI? My motherboard is mounted sideways
> and it merely 15 or so inches away from the arcade monitor with no shielding. Could
> this be what is causing my problems?







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Subject Posted by Posted on
* EMI Effect a MAME cabinet? Bigun 03/05/11 06:00 PM
. * Re: EMI Effect a MAME cabinet? FatTrucker  03/06/11 06:57 PM
. * Re: EMI Effect a MAME cabinet? bodger319  03/06/11 04:54 PM
. * Re: EMI Effect a MAME cabinet? krick  03/05/11 09:08 PM
. * Re: EMI Effect a MAME cabinet? italieAdministrator  03/05/11 08:23 PM
. * Re: EMI Effect a MAME cabinet? R. Belmont  03/05/11 08:51 PM

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