> Hello everyone,
> A bartop-style mame will be built by me and my dad. I do however have a question, can
> you just put the parts inside a wooden arcade cabinet, or does there have to be some
> metal shielding around it? My dad thinks its a good idea to put the whole pc case
> inside of the cab because he thinks there has to be metal around the components
> because otherwise signals travelling past will interfere with the components,
> creating distorted images and sounds. Is that true?
Yes, that's a good idea. If you're using a CRT monitor it's pretty much essential. But even if you aren't, there's a good chance a bare computer board could mess up nearby TV/radio/wifi and make your neighbors (or any non-gamers in your house) angry