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Monitor info and paragraph breaks please <nt>
07/22/11 07:29 AM


> Hey there, I'm having a problem with losing video sync on my converted mame cab. I'm
> running Mamewah with windows xp shelled on bootup so it loads into the frontend. I
> have managed to pin the problem down to the fact that some mame games have a refresh
> rate of less than 60khz, for example if I run 88games from my FE which has a rate of
> 60khz, when I exit the game back to Mamewah everything is fine, if I run Baddues vs
> Dragonninja which has a refresh rate of 57.4khz and then exit back to mamewah is goes
> out of sync, strangely if I turn off the monitor/cab and back on this immediately
> rectifies itself but if I run any game that has a refresh rate of less than 60 it
> does the same thing. I first thought that it might be a Mamewah issue so I tried
> exiting the FE back to windows and running mame from the command prompt, once again
> every game with a refresh rate of 60khz exited without a problem but every game that
> was under that rate lost sync when exiting and again turning the cab off and back on
> fixed the picture. I have used the utility Refreshforce to setup up the resolutions
> that are allowed to be sent to the monitor and I have disabled all refresh rates
> above 60khz. My Mamewah front end runs at 640x480, I tried changing this to a lower
> resolution but it made it unreadable plus I still seemed to have the same issue when
> exiting games. I'm using a j-pac to interface the pc to the cab and an Ati Radeon
> 9200 which I was led to believe was a good replacement for the ArcadeVga card which I
> couldn't get a hold of, I'm also using the soft15khz utility. I also have the mame
> resolution tool at my disposal but to be honest I've never used it because I don't
> really know how to, does anyone know if I can use this program to fix my problem? One
> final note which may or may not make a difference, the monitor is brand new and
> recently installed but it was damaged in transit(dropped on one corner to be precise)
> maybe this is why turning it off and back on seems to fix the problem, I do have a
> replacement for this but would rather leave it installed just now until I can
> disprove that its a software problem.







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Subject Posted by Posted on
* Monitor sync issues due to refresh rate being changed by mame The Big Man 07/22/11 01:16 AM
. * Re: Monitor sync issues due to refresh rate being changed by mame FatTrucker  07/24/11 11:01 PM
. * Monitor info and paragraph breaks please <nt> italieAdministrator  07/22/11 07:29 AM
. * Re: Monitor sync issues due to refresh rate being changed by mame The Big Man  07/22/11 01:31 AM
. * Re: Monitor sync issues due to refresh rate being changed by mame The Big Man  07/22/11 01:33 AM
. * Re: Monitor sync issues due to refresh rate being changed by mame The Big Man  07/22/11 01:46 PM
. * Re: Monitor sync issues due to refresh rate being changed by mame The Big Man  07/25/11 03:28 AM
. * Re: Monitor sync issues due to refresh rate being changed by mame Heihachi_73  07/26/11 07:10 AM
. * Re: Monitor sync issues due to refresh rate being changed by mame Sune  07/23/11 04:14 AM

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