> > The power supply unit usually only supplies DC power to the arcade board.
> > The monitor uses AC power. Maybe your monitor or isolation transformer has died.
> > Here's a diagram of how cabinets are normally wired...
> > Tell us a little more about your cabinet setup.
> > Are you running a JAMMA arcade board, or are you running a MAME PC?
> Hey Krick, thanks for the info!
> This is primarily a MAME cab. I have left as much of the cabinet intact as possible.
> I am using an arcade VGA with a smart strip. So I flip the cabinet switch on and the
> PC and monitor power up. As-of now, the Monitor isn't powering up. I would not be
> surprised if the monitor was dead. I just don't know how to verify that.
> Here is the kicker, the last time I used this machine with a jamma board, it made a
> loud cracking sound and blew up IC's on the boards. I've lost two boards this way
> after double checking and everything seeming to be ok. Something must have changed
> when I replaced the monitor chassis, jammas did work at one point.
> After hearing that, someone said it war the power supply for sure, so I do want to
> replace it regardless.
> Any ideas?
Ughh. My Monitor is a zenith "EIA 1101" from 1990. Been reading nothing but bad things about them. they seem to be the worst of the worst..
Hm the chassis model number is WG25K7191..... So use a wells chassis for this...?
Edited by jordanrom (06/27/11 04:28 AM)